Ian Calvert is an Analyst, Futurist & Influencer helping SME. SMB & Corporate Co's with AI, Digital, FinTech, LinkedIn, Social & Tech. Ian is a Digital, Social and Technology Commentator who looks at both the "Future" and "Future of Work '' and to bring this to companies around the world whilst at the same time as combining it with making sure they are implementing CSR and SDG's.
Starting off in 1988, Ian’s professional career has always involved working with SMEs and big corporations, as a project manager and executive, managing corporation’s struggles to adopt best practices and technology advancements. For example, Ian became in 2011 Board Member of Banbury & District Chamber of Commerce where he took various roles to promote services to local businesses as well as helping promote local businesses. A milestone in his career came in 2012, when he joined Hootsuite Media Inc. as a Partner and Ambassador.
Among his responsibilities were helping individuals and companies to take their Social and Digital to next level by being able to implement all the features and facilities that Hootsuite can offer to help manage a successful Social Business programme. After that Ian Calvert specialized as a futurist and researcher, collaborating with major multinational companies. As such, Ian has developed over a number of years working collaborations with the likes of Barclaycard, Huawei, IBM, and Microsoft amongst many other established Technology Companies as well as Start-Up' too.
Ian Calvert has been focused on CSR and UN SDG's. One of the main areas of research very dear to Ian is the reflection on how to start to implement better "Future of Work" strategies. He is a known disruptor who has been focused on the real question: “Do you have a "Future of Work" strategy? If not - why? According to Ian Calvert: “The "Future" is here now but are you ready for it and are you going to let your competitors seize the advantage by moving ahead of you?”.
According to Ian Calvert: “The "Future" is here now but are you ready for it and are you going to let your competitors seize the advantage by moving ahead of you?”
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