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Ruud Veltenaar

Futurologist


With a background as a philosopher, professional speaker, and trend watcher, Ruud Veltenaar, will speak about future trends and the development of skills, VET, labour markets, and how to prepare for jobs that do not yet exist.

Mr Veltenaar used to work as Chair of a venture capital fund and as an executive for companies like McKinsey, Volmac, RAET, and Planet Internet. As a professional speaker, he travels the world giving lectures about megatrends and developments with impact, and how leaders, managers and entrepreneurs can anticipate these trends with the aim of making the best possible decisions. Decisions that will make a difference and create a better world.