Rob Adams

Speaker on innovation and the future

Bring inspiration in abundance. Travel the world and discover what’s going on. Learn from history and confront your audience with a different perspective on innovation. In short, plenty of new insights at your event. That’s what you’re getting.

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For Rob Adams, bringing new insights is the essence for every event he speaks at. Just inspiring is not enough. That’s too easy. Encouraging people to think differently is his purpose.

Countries/companies/events where Rob has recently spoken


iF International Forum Design Berlin



Dutch Design Week

Creativity World Forum


Smart City Event



Van Haren

Rob has been a speaker in great demand on innovation, in the Netherlands and abroad, for 10 years. During his keynotes, Rob shares his many years of experience about what does and does not work when introducing unconventional perspectives and designing impactful and future solutions. It is certain that his story will inspire your audience and bring crucial insights.


Innovation versus improvement

Why is renewal important? And how do you apply it? Renewal requires competences beyond improvement. And a different mindset and organisation too. In this inspiring keynote, Rob will take you along a journey into the world of innovation. The keynote is about renewal and how to shape it. It is about how you realize renewal while your existing organization is focused on execution.

From smart city to happy city

We have had enough of all that smart-city-talk driven by technology. We want to take a different path. What the world really needs are happy cities. In this keynote, Rob will use countless examples of how cities around the world are experimenting with the smart city concept. Which innovations lead to more happiness in cities and what can we learn from this?

People, society & future

What is happening in society? What drives people? How do you affect them? What innovations are  promising or important? Rob shows you how society is changing and what the impact will be on the future and on your company. This keynote is based on our trend research that we are continuously building.


Rob Adams is a truly inspiring speaker. He challenged us to look and think differently!

- De Borg

Rob Adams is a very interesting speaker. His refreshing view on innovation and how this comes about successfully has certainly inspired our international audience. He was very enthusiastic and involved in the preparation. It was a perfect match!

- Komori