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David Mattin

Global Head of Trends & Insights

David Mattin leads our global team of trend analysts. A sought-after keynote speaker and widely published writer, he speaks regularly at high-profile conferences around the world, including The Next Web 2016 and NEXT 2016. David is co-author of Trend-Driven Innovation. He started his career at The Times newspaper.

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  • “An amazing and uplifting speaker!”

    “David Mattin is an amazing speaker who has the ability to captivate the audience as soon as he enters the stage. He is able to coin important global trends and delivers them in highly informative talks that are very uplifting and engaging. David held the opening keynote at NEXT Conference twice. The video of his NEXT16 talk is one of the top viewed.”

  • “I have not had such rampant feedback!”

    “David delivered an awesome keynote. I have not in my experience had such rampant feedback about a presentation. His excellent talk got our day off on the right foot, and the momentum carried from there.”

  • “A phenomenal job.”

    “David did a phenomenal job facilitating the consumer trends workshop! The content was engaging and relevant to our business.”

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  • “How to spot a trend”

    "If you want to know what people will want next, stop looking at customers and start looking at successful businesses and the expectations they create", says David Mattin.

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  • “People Power: Crowdshaping”

    You read it here first: ‘crowdshaping' is about to change the world. David Mattin reports on a new phenomenon that could transform the way we live our lives

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  • “Five key trends that will define the future of customer service”

    Today’s interview is with David Mattin, Head of Trends & Insights at TrendWatching, who help over 260,000 subscribers and 1,200+ clients understand the new consumer and uncover innovation opportunities through their reports and trend watching services.

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