In Episode 152 of the Disruptors for Good podcast, I speak with Igor Beuker, global speaker, serial entrepreneur, and impact investor, on his journey in working with Causeartist’s, Misfits, and Cause Athletes around the world.
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Igor is a seasoned entrepreneur with an impressive track record of 5 successful ventures, coupled with his role as an angel investor in 24 social enterprises.
His accolades extend to being a highly regarded marketing strategist, having collaborated with renowned brands such as Amazon, L’Oréal, Nike, and Unilever. Additionally, Igor’s visionary insights have served Fortune 500 companies, various organizations, and even governmental bodies.
Esteemed purpose-driven figures like Sir Richard Branson, Novak Djokovic, Sir Martin Sorrell, TEDx, Hollywood, and NASA have all extended invitations to Igor, recognizing his capacity to share his forward-thinking perspectives.
His journey unfolds from being expelled from professional football to undergoing a transformative shift from college dropout to becoming a pioneering marketing visionary and serial entrepreneur of today.
Igor’s remarkable trajectory has solidified his position as a prominent figure on the global business speaking circuit. Meet a forward-looking thinker driven by purpose, blending mathematical acumen with a visionary spirit.
Igor is a dynamic and passionate professional communicator who boasts an impressive history as a keynote speaker and host. He has ignited the inspiration of over 4 million individuals hailing from more than 100 countries.
Igor’s expertise has been widely recognized through appearances on numerous television and radio shows, as well as features in newspapers and prominent business magazines.
His insights as an independent expert have consistently illuminated emerging trends in marketing, media, and innovation.
After delivering over 2,500 international talks for leading brands and events, Igor’s journey extended from the podium to the television screen.
Despite this transition, he continues to engage in an impressive 150 speaking engagements annually, never presenting the same talk twice.
A strategic growth entrepreneur for the majority of his life, Igor has played a pivotal role in guiding brands to pioneer trends, outperform their industries, conquer markets, and achieve double-digit growth.
His vast 25 years of C-level experience have led him to advise and collaborate with over 100 brands, including serving as an award-winning marketing strategist for global giants like Nike, Amazon, L’Oréal, and Unilever.
As a forward-thinking trendwatcher, he spearheads trend-driven innovation programs for Fortune 500 companies.
Igor’s radical strategies, cultivated during his 10-year tenure as CMO, have been fortified by a multi-billion-dollar corporate background.
He further solidified his entrepreneurial prowess by founding three multi-million-dollar marketing firms, all of which were subsequently acquired by the renowned global media network WPP (NASDAQ: WPPGY) for substantial sums.
As the Global Chief Strategy Officer for WPP, Igor’s visionary Math Man approach and audacious forward-looking perspective wrought transformative change and reinvention for numerous established brands in need of next-level evolution.
Beyond his guest teaching roles at esteemed universities, Igor imparts game-changing marketing master classes and holds board positions at revolutionary firms in the retail, tech, and media sectors.
Demonstrating his commitment to giving back, he allocates 20% of his profits and exits to foundations dedicated to enhancing education.
Above all, Igor’s purpose lies in inspiring the belief that technology can be harnessed as a potent force for good.
Through technological advancements, we can combat diseases, preserve the environment, expedite education, and democratize access to opportunities across the globe. Igor’s ultimate aspiration is to transform science fiction into tangible reality.
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