Nicky Verd

Nicky Verd

Speaker & Writer

Nicky Verd lives to blow stuff up. An international Keynote Speaker and leading thinker on driving innovation and digital transformation through personal disruption. Author of the hit book “Disrupt Yourself Or Be Disrupted.” Recognized by Thinkers360 as one of the Top 50 Global Thought Leaders and Influencers on Digital Disruption 2019.

After being retrenched from a job she held onto for dear life, Nicky hit rock bottom, literally! However, she dug deep into her shadows to understand why retrenchment/layoffs are more rampant than ever before. Her quest led her to the discovery of emerging disruptive technologies and how they are playing a major role in job displacement and redundancy.

Having no background in IT or Technology, Nicky Verd armed herself with nothing but curiosity as she embarked on a journey to understand the holistic nature of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and is now dedicated to empowering people to understand how disruptive technologies are impacting the workplace and how they can take control of their own digital upskilling.

Nicky Verd is particularly passionate about the youths/students in Africa and across the globe, impacting them to rise above their circumstances, disrupt the status quo, embrace technology and become part of the revolution.

Nicky Verd is on a mission to help youths, individuals, organizations and governments unleash their full potential and drive innovation through personal disruption.

Nicky Verd is Based in Johannesburg South Africa.

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