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Thimon de Jong

Thimon de Jong founded WHETSTON / strategic foresight in 2014. He is an internationally renowned keynote speaker and leadership trainer who has been ranked ‘highest rated speaker’ at more than 100 global events and conferences.

About Thimon de Jong

Thimon is famous for his positive energy, interactivity with his audiences and his combination of academic research with practical business take-aways.

Thimon also lectures at the social psychology department of Utrecht University where he teaches master students how academic research can be practically applied to improve business strategy.

He has a master’s degree in Cultural Studies with a minor in International Business Studies. He is a former insights & strategy director at TrendsActive, researcher at FreedomLab Future Studies and editor-in-chief of RELOAD Magazine.

2021 Virtual studio set-up

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Spar South Africa

Tieto Forum

Speaking topics

Imagining a post-Covid world

Imagining a post-Covid world

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High-Trust Leadership in Low-Trust Times

High-Trust Leadership in Low-Trust Times

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The human side of a digital / virtual future

The human side of a digital / virtual future

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Future Proof Leadership / The Nurse Mentality

Future Proof Leadership / The Nurse Mentality

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Mental Health in the 2020’s

Mental Health in the 2020’s

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The Future of Work(ing from home)

The Future of Work(ing from home)

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References

“His expert views put a totally new light on current reality, and most importantly, where to go next.”

‐ IKEA

“We truly enjoyed your inspiring and engaging session. As close to breaking the virtual barrier as possible!”

‐ Coloplast

“Delightful to see how you always present new findings, love it!”

‐ Atea

“Amazing again to hear Thimon’s insights in human behaviour. And he always presents new findings!”

‐ Atea

“Thimon’s speech was sincere, direct, funny… but also strong, efficient and very interesting. When we had speakers on stage during the afternoon, they kept referring to what Thimon said in the morning.”

‐ L'Oreal

“Keeping the attention to a maximum”

‐ AIG

“One of the best and most energising talks I have ever seen, an awesome 90 mins.”

‐ Academi Wales

“Absolutely. Engaging. Inspiring. Motivating. Enlightning. Couldn’t ask more of a speaker IMHO than Thimon de Jong.”

‐ Chris Ship (ITV)

“Involved, well-prepared, interested and trust-worthy. With his good sense for timing, relaxed style of presenting and dry humour, he’s capable of interacting with the audience.”

‐ CJP

“Best presenter I’ve ever seen or heard.”

‐ Pepsico Russia

“Not sure if it’s @Thimon or the embodiment of charisma on stage.”

‐ Kypä

“Thimon was the chairman at our conference and conducted a live satellite interview with Julian Assange. His refreshing approach gave the entire event a light feeling although serious matters were discussed. Thimon was ‘acting on his feet’ and had a sharp eye for audience satisfaction during the entire day. Will hire him again!”

‐ IEM Conference

“We loved the passion Thimon brought to the stage!”

‐ World Yacht Racing Forum

“Brilliant speaker. Intellectual approach & entertaining.”

‐ Citywire
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