Webinar Series Millennials – Reshaping the Future

Millennials – Reshaping the Future

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 | 10:00am to 11:00am (Singapore/Hong Kong time)

Millennials are a powerful generation given that they form a quarter of the world’s population.  By 2025, Millennials will comprise three quarters of the global workforce. As this demographic ascends into its prime years, their modern attitudes, unconventional experiences and unpredictable spending patterns will undoubtedly reshape the economy. 
In this edition of our Supertrends webinar series, Mr. Michael Parrish DuDell, entrepreneur and best-selling author of ‘Shark Tank: Jump Start your Business’, shared with Ms. Amanda Drury, CNBC news anchor, how this powerful consumer demographic will impact the world lives, works and plays and what new growth areas investors should look at to benefit from this generational phenomenon.

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About the speakers

Michael Parrish DuDell

Entrepreneur and the bestselling author of Shark Tank Jump Start Your Business and Shark Tank Secrets to Success

Michael Parrish DuDell is an entrepreneur, keynote speaker, and the bestselling author of Shark Tank Jump Start Your Business and Shark Tank Secrets to Success—the official business books from ABC’s hit show "Shark Tank."

Ranked as one of the top business authors by Amazon.com and named “one of nation’s leading Millennial voices” by IBM, he is a recognized industry expert and commentator who’s regularly featured across numerous media outlets, including CNN, CNBC, Fox News, Fox Business News, Bloomberg TV and many more.

An award-winning international keynote speaker, Mr. Parrish DuDell delivers high-energy speeches and workshops designed to help businesses and leaders build future-focused organizations and connect to a new generation. He has spoken for and collaborated with some of the world’s most influential brands, including companies like Kraft, Visa, L’Oreal, Toyota, and American Express.

Mr. Parrish DuDell is a contributor to several publications and authors a quarterly small business column for Costco Connection, which has a monthly circulation of 8.6 million.

Previously, he served as editor of GE’s ecomagination.com and the host of GE’s web series Green Room Live. Prior to that, he was the managing editor of The Domino Project — a publishing company founded by marketing luminary Seth Godin and powered by Amazon.com — and the host of The Next Crop, a syndicated video series sponsored by Citrix and Forbes Media.

Mr. Parrish DuDell is a One Young World Ambassador, a member of the Young Entrepreneur Council, and an advisor to numerous companies. Outside of the office, he works closely with an array of social organizations.

She is a graduate of Swarthmore College and the London School of Economics.

Michael Parrish DuDell

Amanda Drury

Anchor, CNBC

Amanda “Mandy” Drury has had a 22-year career working at the pinnacle of global business. She has worked extensively with leading television networks CNBC, Bloomberg TV, NBC, MSNBC and Australia’s Channel 7.

Ms. Drury has interviewed political and business heavyweights such as Rupert Murdoch, President Donald Trump, US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, Mitt Romney, John McCain and Jamie Dimon as well as Australian politicians such as Paul Keating, John Hewson, Wayne Swan and Joe Hockey. She also co-anchored CNBC’s “The Call” with current Director of the US National Economic Council, Larry Kudlow, in New York.

Working extensively in the Asia-Pacific arena, she has also interviewed and worked with Prime Ministers, CEOs, central bankers and finance ministers in that region. Ms. Drury has also had the pleasure of interviewing personalities from the celebrity world, such as Kylie Minogue, Curtis Stone, Mike Tyson, and the Sharks from Shark Tank in the US.

In addition, Ms. Drury is a sought-after moderator on the world stage. She has moderated conferences for organisations such as Credit Suisse, Charles Schwab, TD Ameritrade, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Standard Chartered Bank and LinkedIn, as well as for non-profits such as the United Nations on topics ranging from women’s issues, microfinance and climate change. She has also moderated events in emerging industries like New Frontier Data’s Global Cannabis Town Hall.

Ms. Drury is a seasoned MC for events such as Rotary International conventions, Advance Global Australian Awards, Platts Global Energy Awards, and the Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism.

She also enjoys being able to contribute her time for charity, volunteering for Rotary, the Wayside Chapel, and emceeing fundraising events for pet rescue shelters, cancer prevention, autism, St Andrew’s Cathedral Choir and local schools.

She is an alum of Melbourne University and has worked in New York, Tokyo, London, Singapore and currently lives in Sydney with her husband and two boys.

Amanda Drury