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Magnus Lindkvist

Futurologist and trendspotter

  • Renowned futurologist, author, and trendspotting expert


  • One of Sweden's leading international speakers


  • His lectures combine intellectual curiosity, engaging storytelling and a touch of humor


Fee Range: III. €/$ from 10.000 up to 20.000
Languages: English, Swedish

*Fee ranges are an estimation for a live keynote speech in an European venue, they can vary significantly depending on the specific requests of the clients, the type of performance, the preparation time and the travel time which is requested. Travel and accommodation costs are not included.


Magnus Lindkvist is a renowned futurologist, author, and trendspotting expert known for his captivating keynote performances that blend profound insights with subversive humor. With a career spanning almost three decades, he has delivered over a thousand keynotes worldwide, captivating audiences ranging from global company CEO’s to civil servants in the Middle East.

Ideas and their impact on humanity are central to Magnus’ lectures. He explores how ideas clash, change the way we work and live, and ultimately drive humanity forward. Despite the seriousness of his subjects, Magnus infuses his presentations with wry humor, allowing opposing concepts to collide and create a magical experience that leaves a lasting impact on the way people think and create.

Magnus is highly adaptable and tailors his shows to meet the specific needs of his clients. He has published several books exploring the themes of the future, creativity, and trends. Notably, “The Reset Book: How to Bounce Back from a Crisis” (2023) offers insights, tools, and comfort to individuals and organizations seeking to reset and recover from difficult times.

With a Master of Science in Business and Economics from the Stockholm School of Economics and a degree in film production from UCLA, Magnus blends qualitative insights with imaginative storytelling inspired by Hollywood. This unique approach sets him apart as he delves into creative clashes and embodies the very essence of the method.

As one of Sweden’s leading international speakers, Magnus has received numerous awards for his contributions to the field. He co-hosts the podcast “Gradvall+Magnus” with music journalist Jan Gradvall, discussing music, creativity, and the creative process. Magnus has also founded and led various companies to help organizations prepare for the future. He even established the world’s first academically accredited course in trendspotting and future thinking at Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship in 2008.

Overall, Magnus Lindkvist’s lectures are unforgettable experiences, combining intellectual curiosity, engaging storytelling, and a touch of humor to inspire audiences worldwide and promote future-focused thinking.


Change Management

Understanding the future

Future of Work

Future of Education


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