Mark Van Rijmenam

Future Tech Strategist | The Digital Speaker

Dr Mark van Rijmenam is The Digital Speaker. He is a future tech strategist who thinks about how technology changes organisations and society. He is the digital anchor of The Tech Journal, where his digital twin covers the digital world from inside the digital world. Dr Van Rijmenam is the author of three best-selling management books on big data, blockchain and AI. His latest book – The Organisation of Tomorrow – details how AI, blockchain and analytics turn your business into a data organization.

He is the founder of, a leading content platform on emerging technologies. He recently founded AKVO, a social discovery platform for the metaverse. He holds a PhD in Management from the University of Technology in Sydney, where he did research on how big data, blockchain and AI are changing organisations.

He is the publisher of the ‘f(x) = e’ newsletter, read by thousands of executives, on the future of work and the organization of tomorrow. The Digital Speaker has spoken in 20 countries across the globe and collectively inspired over 100.000 managers, directors and C-level executives.

Presentation: Unleashing the Generative AI Genie: A Dive into AI’s Promises and Perils for Business Analysts
Generative AI is a form of AI that can create original content, such as text, images, and entire virtual worlds. In the coming years, technologies such as large language models or machine learning will disrupt entire industries and societies, but generative AI is a dual-edged sword.

In this captivating keynote, Dr Mark van Rijmenam will delve into the ground-breaking realm of generative AI, exploring its potential and the cautionary tales it brings. Using inspirational examples and practical tools, Van Rijmenam will explore the required skills business analysts need to acquire to leverage generative AI and enable change in your organisation.