Monte Königs is an expert on future human behaviour, societal change & business strategy. He works as a speaker and leadership trainer at WHETSTON / strategic foresight.
Monte specialises in the future of technology, trust & ethics. Monte is a sociologist with a research master in Urban Studies. Next to speaking, he takes on roles as moderator & trainer and is a trusted coach for top management. He has worked as a researcher for Ipsos Market Research and Motivaction International. In 2017 he was nominated for Young Research Talent of the Year in the Netherlands.
- The Human Side of Technology
The world is digitalising fast: IoT, Automation, (Emotion) AI, VR/AR, digital assistants and so on… But how will people and society respond? Research shows many new innovations will be ready before human beings are ready for it.
How can we embrace new technologies? As people and as organisations?
How can organisations strike the perfect (digital) balance between the human & the machine?
- Future Ethics in a Digital Age
The topic of ethics is rapidly transforming from an abstract, intellectual inquiry to an urgent, practical challenge for any future-oriented organisation. From AI Ethics teams to a personal ethics-toolkit and from activist CEO’s to measuring ESG (environment, social & governance) performance: future ethics are relevant for all professionals and organisations.
Why should discussing ethics be part of any business conversation? How to be an ethical leader in the 2020’s?
How should society program human ethics in AI?
- The Trust Transition
In a low-trust, post-truth world with an abundance of choice, unlimited information and the rise of fake news, trust is slowly, but steadily moving away from the ‘formal and institutionalised’ towards the ‘personal and informal’.
What does this impact personal & digital decision making?
How can we enhance trust? On an organisational and leadership level?