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About

Scott Bales, a dynamic force in today's digital landscape, stands at the forefront of "The Digital Shift," an era of rapid innovation, cultural evolution, and technological transformation. As a visionary thinker, Scott's expertise lies in bridging the gap between the profound changes in behaviour and culture prompted by digital advancements. His personal mission is to drive a positive impact on humanity by applying technologies.  

GLOBAL IMPACT

With over twenty years of global experience in innovation and implementation strategy, Scott has become a renowned consultant and speaker. He is celebrated for articulating groundbreaking ideas with compelling clarity and enthusiasm. 

Scott has worked globally with brands like Microsoft, Google, Deloitte, Amazon, VISA, AIA, and many more. His entrepreneurial journey includes a pivotal role as Chief Mobile Officer for Moven, the pioneering digital bank, earning him the title of a 'Digital Warrior.' Scott uniquely combines his deep understanding of human motivations with an intense passion for technology. 

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VISIONARY

In an era dominated by the digital revolution, Scott advocates for technological adaptability and embodies it.

His extensive involvement includes Advisory Boards and Counsels in Banking, Diversity and inclusion, Startup Accelerators, and aligned non-profits, firmly positioning him as a leader committed to shaping the future of business and technology. 

Scott's work was founded in his academic studies, holding a Master of Business, Master of Information Technology, and post-graduate Business Law and published his works best-selling books "Mobile Ready: Connecting with the Untethered Consumer" and "Innovation Wars," which are vital resources for corporations seeking to implement impactful and successful innovation programs. His work continues to inspire and guide businesses navigating the ever-evolving digital era. 

SPEAKING

Are You Ready for the Isaac?

Scott's journey into the realms of market trends and company efficiency began during his master's studies, where he delved into the question of why some companies excel in leveraging market trends. His research culminated in a groundbreaking thesis titled 'Empathy to Opportunity,' which revealed a stark difference in how successful companies perceive and interpret market signals and integrate these insights into their decision-making structure

"Active IntelligenceGathering"

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He discovered that the world's leading companies are not just passive observers but active gatherers of market intelligence. They consistently capture and share insights throughout their organizations, conceptualizing them as 'Jobs to be Done' – a concept pioneered by Clayton Christensen in "The Innovator's Dilemma." This approach transforms abstract market signals into concrete tasks and objectives, fuelling innovation and strategic planning. 

Scott's insights further revealed that the key to gaining a competitive edge lies in the ability to explore market signals and trends through robust frameworks and experimental methodologies. The models and strategies he developed provide organizations with objective and effective means to navigate the constantly shifting landscape of consumer needs, preferences, and technological advancements.  

Robust Frameworksand Methodologies

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By harnessing the power of data analytics and social listening tools, Scott teaches businesses how to keenly observe market trends, consumer behaviours, and competitive movements. This vigilance is not just about gathering data, but about interpreting it in a way that forecasts market shifts and uncovers opportunities for technological innovation and adoption. He emphasizes the importance of agility and continuous learning within organizations, enabling them to prototype, test, and iterate rapidly, thus ensuring that their innovations are both timely and impactful. 

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