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There’s a New Generation & a New Industrial Revolution’


Rocky Scopelliti is a world-renowned futurologist. His pioneering research on the confluence of demographic change associated with Millennials, and digital technology, have influenced the way we think about our social, cultural, economic and technological future. His book ‘Youthquake 4.0 - There’s a New Generation & a New Industrial Revolution’ was launched in September 2018.

Current work

In an executive capacity, he is a member of the Optus Business Leadership team as the Director, Centre for Industry 4.0 where he leads the specialist team creating world class thought-leadership and innovation on the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

In a non-executive capacity, he is a director on the board of Community First Credit Union, a member of the Retail Employees Superannuation Trust Technology Advisory Panel and a member of the Australian Payments Council.

Previous experience

Media: As a media commentator, his unique insights have featured on SKY Business News, The Australian Financial Review, ABC Radio National, The Economist, Forbes and Bloomberg. As an international key note speaker, his presentations have captivated audiences across Asia Pacific, the USA and Europe including Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. As a thought leader, over 150 boards and leadership teams, including Fortune 100 corporations, each year seek his advice on strategy.

Author: A distinguished author, his 12-published thought leadership research reports have become internationally recognised for their influence including the World Economic Forum’s Disruptive Innovation in Financial Services Program.

Education: Educated in Australia and trained in the USA at Sydney and Stanford Universities respectively, he has a Graduate Diploma in Corporate Management and an MBA. He is also a graduate and member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Talking Points

Demographic Disruption of Millennials (18 - 34 years) - they’re not entitled, they’re empowered

• Demographic influence • Economic influence • Workplace influence • Technological, Media and Innovation influence

Interconnected Trust - the digital economies renewable energy

• Trusting technologies • Identity, privacy and security

Business and the Workplace - purpose, inclusion, diversity

• Human capital • Impact of automation • Youth employment

From the Quarter-life Crisis to Juvenescence - we’re here for a good time, and a long time

• The 100-year life • Age agnostic life-stages • Restructuring time

The Digital Revolution - a world where neither age, nor size or reputation, guarantee you’ll be around tomorrow

Why digital strategies fail • Transforming to performing exponentially • The digitisation of China

Data, Analytics and Artificial Intelligence - the 21st century’s energy

The intelligent enterprise

The Fourth Industrial Revolution - coming ready or not

The next wave of disruption • Speed, scale and impact • Emerging technologies


  • Disruption
  • Future of Work


  • Futurists
  • Blockchain
  • Data Science
  • Digital
  • Artificial Intelligence

Lifestyle & Wellbeing

  • Media Personalities & Celebrity

Politics & Advocacy

  • Intergenerational Leadership
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