Matthew Griffin, described as “The Adviser behind the Advisers” and a “Young Kurzweil,” is the founder and CEO of the World Futures Forum and the 311 Institute, a global Futures and Deep Futures consultancy working between the dates of 2020 to 2070, and is an award winning futurist, and author of “Codex of the Future” series. Regularly featured in the global media, including AP, BBC, Bloomberg, CNBC, Discovery, RT, Viacom, and WIRED, Matthew’s ability to identify, track, and explain the impacts of hundreds of revolutionary emerging technologies on global culture, industry and society, is unparalleled. Recognised for the past six years as one of the world’s foremost futurists, innovation and strategy experts Matthew is an international speaker who helps governments, investors, multi-nationals and regulators around the world envision, build and lead an inclusive, sustainable future. A rare talent Matthew’s recent work includes mentoring Lunar XPrize teams, re-envisioning global education and training with the G20, and helping the world’s largest organisations envision and ideate the future of their products and services, industries, and countries. Matthew's clients include three Prime Ministers and several governments, including the G7, Accenture, Aon, Bain & Co, BCG, Credit Suisse, Dell EMC, Dentons, Deloitte, E&Y, GEMS, Huawei, JPMorgan Chase, KPMG, Lego, McKinsey, PWC, Qualcomm, SAP, Samsung, Sopra Steria, T-Mobile, and many more.
WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF
Today’s increasingly rapid rate of change is affecting every industry and every profession, and accountants now find themselves in a unique position to influence the future.
Firstly, thank you to Roisin and Jenny for asking me to write this months cover story for Accountancy Plus, a CPA publication, which you can read for yourself below, where I discuss and explore the future of “Exponential Accounting” in an age where science fact is increasingly stranger than science fiction, and where accountancy professionals are increasingly likely to find themselves working alongside and competing against AI’s and Digital Humans as well as their more traditional human counterparts.
Often seen as a traditional profession accountants today are having to figure out how they value and depreciate company assets in an age where we can increasingly manufacture and print assets, from buildings to sales inventory, multiples times cheaper than before and on demand, help their companies eliminate and reduce costs, as suddenly companies weigh the options of selling offices and embracing more mobile WFH practises, build sustainable companies, and wrestle the implications of what happens when biased AI’s start to play a central role in critical business decision making. And more …
You can download the final article below:
Source: Accountancy Plus