Former Microsoft leader and the “How to Keep Up” Expert Speaker
Allister is the former Microsoft leader who makes positive change exciting for everyone. An award-winning keynote speaker and business trainer, his mission is to inspire others to rediscover their passion for change, so they keep up and realise their full life and work potential. Listening to Allister helps audiences focus on the surprisingly low-tech, human skills we will need to thrive alongside robots and advancing forms of artificial intelligence. In a world of unstoppable acceleration, his rallying cry to audiences around the world is to “Catch up, keep up, and never ever give up!”
Allister Frost is Microsoft’s former Head of Digital Marketing Strategy and an expert in inspiring individuals to race towards new possibilities.
Asked repeatedly how he manages to keep up with emerging technologies and trends, Allister became a full-time speaker and trainer in 2012. He now delivers in-person talks at events around the world and online keynote experiences from his UK-based broadcast studio. In his time at Microsoft, Allister was responsible for global communications campaigns including Windows and Office. Prior to this he held leadership positions at Kimberly-Clark where he managed famous brands including Andrex and Kleenex.
Having held leadership roles inside B2C and B2B organisations, Allister is uniquely placed to understand the effect that rapidly advancing technology has on people at work and at play. His mission is to encourage us all to enthusiastically welcome continuous change into our lives, so we can make a valuable contribution for longer. His rallying cry to audiences is to “Catch up, keep up, and never ever give up.”
Now working with companies including GE Healthcare, UBS, the BBC, and Leica Microsystems, Allister shows how change creates stress points in organisations where individuals have varying levels of enthusiasm for personal growth and business transformation. He explains the joyfully low-tech skills we need to thrive alongside robots and artificial intelligence and shares practical tips on how to put learnings into action.
Twice voted UK Digital Marketing Personality of the Year for his high impact stage presence, Allister delivers memorable keynote talks infused with personality, real-life stories, and uplifting energy. He will stimulate your audience will think, feel, and act differently, giving them a fresh sense of self-belief and positivity for the exciting changes to come.
- 30+ YEARS EXPERIENCE INSPIRING BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION
- AWARD-WINNING SPEAKER AND BUSINESS COACH
- MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST
- GLOBAL SPEAKER ACROSS 27 COUNTRIES
Speaking topics include:
- How to Keep Up in a World of Unstoppable Change
- Managing Change for the Happily Ever Upwards
- All Aboard the Self-Disruption Train to a Brighter Tomorrow
- The Science of Persuasion in our Digital World
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VIDEO - Keeping up with Change
“Allister did a fabulous job holding the attention of our attendees. I’ve heard rave reviews from our guests and co-workers alike and am thrilled with the job he did for us!” Autodesk, USA
“Allister scored 4.97 out of 5 which is the best score we ever had. Attendees are amazed with the level of energy, interactivity, and creativity and your hands-on approach.” Hura! Croatia
“Allister Frost’s keynote yesterday gave us just the high energy start we needed. It was great to see so much discussion going on. We had a lot of positive feedback and people have referenced back to the keynote in other conversations. Thanks once again.” UK Sport & Team GB