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 serial entrepreneur with 5 exits and angel investor in 24 social enterprises, an award-winning marketing strategist for brands like Amazon, L’Oréal, Nike and Unilever, and a seer for Fortune 500s, organizations, and governments.
Purpose-driven leaders like Sir Richard Branson, Novak Djokovic, Sir Martin Sorrell, TEDx, Hollywood, and NASA have invited Igor to share his future vision.
Kicked out of professional football and transformed from a college dropout into a radical marketing visionary and modern-day serial entrepreneur. He has become one of the prominent speakers in the international business speaking circuit. Meet a Math Man with a purpose.
Igor is an energetic professional communicator with a proven track record as keynote speaker and host. He has inspired more than 4 million people from over 100 countries.
Countless television and radio shows, newspapers and business magazines have featured Igor’s independent expert voice on emerging trends in marketing, media, and innovation.
After 2,500+ international talks for leading brands and events, he jumped from the podium to the television screen. He still speaks 150 times per year. Never the same talk twice.
For most of his life, Igor has been a strategic growth entrepreneur who helps brands to coin trends, outperform industries, conquer markets and realize double-digit growth.
In 25 years’ experience at C-level, Igor advised more than 100 brands, including as an award-winning marketing strategist for global brands like Nike, Amazon, L’Oréal and Unilever. As new-breed trendwatcher he drives trend-driven innovation programs for Fortune 500s.
His radical strategies as CMO (10 years) were backed by a multi-billion-dollar corporate track record. Next, as an entrepreneur, he founded three multi-million-dollar marketing firms from scratch, which leading global media network WPP (NASDAQ: WPPGY) acquired for double digits.
As global Chief Strategy Officer for WPP, Igor’s radical Math Man vision and bold forward-thinking transformed many established brands that required next-level change and reinvention.
Besides being a guest teacher at leading universities, he delivers a series of game-changing marketing master classes and he is a board member at revolutionary retail, tech and media firms.
As a philanthropist, he shares 20% of his profits and exits with foundations that enhance education.
Igor’s purpose is to inspire the idea that people can use technology to be a great force of good. Through technology, we can cure diseases and save the environment. Expedite education and exchange knowledge. Create equal opportunities for everyone on Earth. Igor’s dream is to make science fiction a reality.
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