The best way to predict the future is to create it

Meet Nicolas De Santis

“There are immense opportunities and potential in envisioning what the future can become. See the possibilities if we challenged the way things are now to solve problems and fulfil real needs while in the process, create a truly sustainable planet.” 

Nicolas De Santis, CEO Corporate Vision®

“Clarity of Corporate Vision® is vital for FUTURE STRATEGIC success and BEING PART OF BUILDING a more sustainable planet.” 

Nicolas De Santis,
CEO Corporate Vision®

Technology Entrepreneur, Corporate Vision Strategist | Change Agent

As the leading corporate vision strategist, Nicolas advises CEOs, global brands, international organisations, governments and start-ups. Nicolas has invented new foresight tools and governance frameworks to anticipate and disrupt the future while advancing sustainable development.

Technology Entrepreneur, Corporate Vision Strategist | Change Agent

As the leading corporate vision strategist, Nicolas advises CEOs, global brands, international organisations, governments and start-ups. Nicolas has invented new foresight tools and governance frameworks to anticipate and disrupt the future while advancing sustainable development.

Building internet defining start ups.

As a tech entrepreneur going for a piece of the €100 billion online travel market, Nicolas De Santis built start-up opodo.com into a travel giant reaching €1.5 billion in gross sales. One of the very few European internet start-ups to reach over a billion Euros in sales in record time. Opodo sold for €500m in 2011.

Before the creation of BITCOIN, Nicolas also co-founded the web’s first digital currency: beenz.com. As its global Chief Marketing Officer, he helped raise $100 million of funding from key investors including Larry Ellison of Oracle, Italian financier Carlo de Benedetti (Espresso/La Repubblica Group), François Pinault’s PPR holding company Artemis, Vivendi Universal, and Hikari Tsushin of Japan.

Building internet defining start ups.

As a tech entrepreneur going for a piece of the €100 billion online travel market, Nicolas De Santis built start-up opodo.com into a travel giant reaching €1.5 billion in gross sales. One of the very few European internet start-ups to reach over a billion Euros in sales in record time. Opodo sold for €500m in 2011.

Before the creation of BITCOIN, Nicolas also co-founded the web’s first digital currency: beenz.com. As its global Chief Marketing Officer, he helped raise $100 million of funding from key investors including Larry Ellison of Oracle, Italian financier Carlo de Benedetti (Espresso/La Repubblica Group), François Pinault’s PPR holding company Artemis, Vivendi Universal, and Hikari Tsushin of Japan.

Accolades

Nicolas De Santis global entrepreneurial activities, consulting projects, inventions, and philanthropic initiatives have focused on advancing innovations and better frameworks for business visioning, corporate innovation, global governance and sustainable development.

Technology Entrepreneur. Built opodo.com, one of Europe’s leading Internet start-ups, with gross sales of €1.5 billion. Sold for €500m.

Launched beenz.com, the internet’s first digital currency, years before BITCOIN, raising over $100million. Sold to Carlsson Marketing (now AIMIA) in 2000.

Advisor to global corporations including Iberdrola, Disney, Google on strategy, corporate vision, global branding, business model innovation and culture transformation.

Author of Corporate Vision - the Definitive Guide to Mastering Organisational And Global Complexity. Corporate Vision and Business Model Innovation Expert and co-creator of best selling business book Business Model Generation.

President of Gold Mercury International, the global governance think tank and award founded in 1961. In the photo Nicolas with Vint Cerf, father of the internet and Google’s Chief Internet Evangelist.

Nicolas was awarded by the City of Florence, Italy for his business career as an internet entrepreneur and for his philanthropic work towards advancing governance and sustainability.

Created GLOGO®, The Global Governance System for Planet Earth: the first framework to organise our planet’s complexity and educate on the future of globalisation and sustainability.

Creator of the Corporate Vision System®, the holistic strategy tool to map, redesign and reinvent your vision and enterprise culture for the future.

Regular Media commentator and speaker appearing on CNN, CNBC, Al Jazeera, Russia TV (RT) and BBC News. Nicolas has featured on EL PAIS, TIME MAGAZINE, WALL STREET JOURNAL, FUJI TV & THE NEW YORK TIMES, to name just a few.

Former Board Member Global Virus Network (GVN). An international coalition of medical virologists whose goal is to help the international medical community by improving the detection and management of viral diseases.

Member Board of Trustees World Law Foundation: promoting the Rule of Law as the path towards world peace. Members include sitting and retired Chief Justices, judges, government officials, law professors, lawyers, law students and law-related professionals.

European Union. Advised and contributed to the successful launch of the EURO currency to the public. Founder of BRAND EU, an initiative to create a stronger European identity.

Accolades

Nicolas De Santis global entrepreneurial activities, consulting projects, inventions, and philanthropic initiatives have focused on advancing innovations and better frameworks for business visioning, corporate innovation, global governance and sustainable development.

Technology Entrepreneur. Built opodo.com, one of Europe’s leading Internet start-ups, with gross sales of €1.5 billion. Sold for €500m.

Launched beenz.com, the internet’s first digital currency, years before BITCOIN, raising over $100million. Sold to Carlsson Marketing (now AIMIA) in 2000.

Advisor to global corporations including Iberdrola, Disney, Google on strategy, corporate vision, global branding, business model innovation and culture transformation.

Author of Corporate Vision - the Definitive Guide to Mastering Organisational And Global Complexity. Corporate Vision and Business Model Innovation Expert and co-creator of best selling business book Business Model Generation.

President of Gold Mercury International, the global governance think tank and award founded in 1961. In the photo Nicolas with Vint Cerf, father of the internet and Google’s Chief Internet Evangelist.

Nicolas was awarded by the City of Florence, Italy for his business career as an internet entrepreneur and for his philanthropic work towards advancing governance and sustainability.

Created GLOGO®, The Global Governance System for Planet Earth: the first framework to organise our planet’s complexity and educate on the future of globalisation and sustainability.

Creator of the Corporate Vision System®, the holistic strategy tool to map, redesign and reinvent your vision and enterprise culture for the future.

Regular Media commentator and speaker appearing on CNN, CNBC, Al Jazeera, Russia TV (RT) and BBC News. Nicolas has featured on EL PAIS, TIME MAGAZINE, WALL STREET JOURNAL, FUJI TV & THE NEW YORK TIMES, to name just a few.

Former Board Member Global Virus Network (GVN). An international coalition of medical virologists whose goal is to help the international medical community by improving the detection and management of viral diseases.

Member Board of Trustees World Law Foundation: promoting the Rule of Law as the path towards world peace. Members include sitting and retired Chief Justices, judges, government officials, law professors, lawyers, law students and law-related professionals.

European Union. Advised and contributed to the successful launch of the EURO currency to the public. Founder of BRAND EU, an initiative to create a stronger European identity.

What the global media say.

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“De Santis thinks about the future in a systematic way.“
Shares Magazine

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“Nicolas De Santis is the expert in global branding.”
CNN – Richard Quest

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“While at opodo, De Santis found himself in the enviable position of being headhunted for the global CMO job by Yahoo.“
Marketing Magazine

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“De Santis is the man with impossible job of rebranding and repositioning the EU brand”
Ross Westgate CNBC

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“De Santis advises governments and companies on strategic vision and the future of global governance and globalisation”
CNBC

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“De Santis turned opodo.com into Europe’s most successful travel portal, taking on and beating Microsoft’s Expedia, Last Minute and Thomas Cook”
New Media Age

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What the global media say.

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“De Santis thinks about the future in a systematic way.“
Shares Magazine

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“Nicolas De Santis is the expert in global branding.”
CNN – Richard Quest

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“While at opodo, De Santis found himself in the enviable position of being headhunted for the global CMO job by Yahoo.“
Marketing Magazine

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“De Santis is the man with impossible job of rebranding and repositioning the EU brand”
Ross Westgate CNBC

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“De Santis advises governments and companies on strategic vision and the future of global governance and globalisation”
CNBC

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“De Santis turned opodo.com into Europe’s most successful travel portal, taking on and beating Microsoft’s Expedia, Last Minute and Thomas Cook”
New Media Age

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