Gus Balbontin

Investor, Advisor, Adventurer & Alternative Futurist

The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do. Gus Balbontin is one of them. Heís an investor, entrepreneur, founder and explorer who has spent two decades helping businesses adjust strategies, products, services, culture and individuals to better deal with rapid and regular changing markets.

As the former executive director and CTO of Lonely Planet, Gus led one of the most loved brands in the world through significant disruption. Easier said than done, trust me. Gus remains heavily involved with the startup scene around the world as a founder, investor and advisor.

Gus will delve deep into the digital transformation of the past two decades, sharing stories of how so many companies mishandled this seismic shift and how todayís business leaders can capitalise on the disruption thatís still occurring today.

Gus is an energetic and engaging speaker who has a preternatural ability to take your audience on a journey that is both entertaining, thought-provoking and inspiring.

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