Craig Wing

(Entrepreneur / Technology / Digital / Futurist)

Based: Johannesburg

Craig is a futurist, entrepreneur, strategist, facilitator and partner of FutureWorld International. As an international specialist he inspires global clients to “future proof” themselves by “imagineering” their future strategy and complementary culture to survive the emergent world of disruptive technology, shifting business models, changing customers and “New World of Work” by redefining their company’s values, purpose and the associated corporate culture.

He is a frequent keynote speaker at premier events that include the SA Innovation Awards, Finance Indaba, Pioneer Nation, Africa Agri conference & ITWeb Digital Economy. He is an adjunct professor at the Indian School of Business (ISB), adjunct faculty for Duke Corporate Education and lecture at Wits Business School and the Gordon Institute of Business. He has been profiled on TV, radio and guest writer for CFO South Africa and French publication: Octave. As Head of Small Business Marketing for Google, he launched South African Business Woza online and grew revenue by 82% YoY, first African working for Google “X” and selected the African “Googliest Googler!”

He is an AFLI Desmond Tutu Fellow, AshokaU Changemaker, World Economic Forum Global Shaper, Mail and Guardian Top 200 under 35, Destiny Man Top 40 under 40, disruptive Innovation speaker at TEDx and profiled at the Clinton Global Initiative. He is the youngest graduation speaker at University of Johannesburg.

He has swam in the Amazon, been tear-gassed in Turkey, skydived in California and been shark diving.

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