Göran Karlsson is a Futurist with TCS helping leaders to understand the opportunity landscape and best practices around adoption of AI and the “future of work”. During the last 20 years Mr Karlsson have been a leader and an evangelist for leveraging advanced IT technology to underpin successful businesses. Before starting with TCS he was the SVP of Digital Strategy with Cxense – a global “Software as a Service” company positioned in the Gartner Magical Quadrant within Digital Marketing Hubs. Before that he was the Head of Financial Services with Avanade (Accenture and Microsoft Joint Venture) in the Nordics. Mr Karlsson was the VP Strategic Accounts with FAST – a leading Enterprise Search Technology company that got acquired by Microsoft in 2008 for 1.2 billion USD. Göran is a flamboyant storyteller with an innovative mindset with regards to bridge the gap between technology and business. Some of his key influencers are Andrew McAfee, Erik Brynjolfsson, John Hagel, Brett King, Steve Ballmer and Clayton M. Christensen.