Karl Lillrud is a leader in the technology world, recently publishing You, Me And AI, a book that explores the AI revolution and examines the impact it will have on society from 54 different angles. Known for his pioneering contributions to e-commerce, Karl is an authority on consumer behaviour, online business growth, internet-based business, innovation, and leadership. An expert at scaling businesses, Karl recognises the implications of AI on commerce and now delivers captivating presentations to educate and prepare business leaders for the imminent disruptions from ground-breaking technology.
Possessing great business acumen, Karl founded an IT consultancy at just 16. He went on to establish the first Nordic online interior design store developing world-class knowledge in e-commerce. Sharing his expertise with other companies, Karl has helped over 1000 e-commerce stores thrive, increasing sales and growth. Forging a reputation for business excellence, he has been consulted by notable organisations, including TUI, H&M, Spotify, AstraZeneca, Volvo, Tele2, and 3, among others. In recognition of his astute business knowledge, he was named one of the World’s Top 30 E-Commerce Influencers and among the Top 30 Best Business Coaches.
A thought leader in commercial success, Karl’s understanding of human psychology and consumer behaviour makes him stand out for his ability to derive innovative strategies. Sharing his insight into high-performance and entrepreneurial success, he delivered two TED Talks, including How To Do the Impossible and Training Your Subconscious Mind For Entrepreneurial Success. He has also authored multiple bestselling books such as The Better Business Book, Hacking Your Destiny, Organising Amazing Speaker Events, and most recently, You, Me And AI.
One of the early business leaders to recognise the implication of AI on industries, Karl rapidly embraced and incorporated cutting-edge technology in his business strategies. Helping industry leaders to manoeuvre the ever-evolving digital environment, in his speaking presentations, Karl empowers audiences to face the complexities and opportunities generated by disruptive technology. He eloquently speaks about the power of GPT-4, the future of work, AI ethics, staying ahead in a rapidly changing world, and leveraging AI for innovation.
Karl Lillrud is regularly booked to engage audiences at events, read their latest feedback below:
“Karl was a fantastic speaker with a great presence, packing out the room with an attendance of over 90% capacity.”
“Karl Lillrud is truly an amazing inspirational speaker on many different topics around eCommerce. His range of knowledge of eCommerce is second to none and Karl’s input into the event went beyond the call of duty. He’s not only a complete professional, but to work with him was a great experience. The feedback we received from the audience on the day and the other companies who participated in eCommerce expo Ireland was extremely positive. Karl’s also one of the nicest guys I’ve met in my 20+ years of business! If you are considering working with him, I would highly recommend him.”
“Karl has been an amazing help and guidance. He’s great with communication and it’s amazing how he’s always stayed in focus and so calmed, even when he had so many open fronts. If there is someone I look up to for inspiration, that is Karl.”
“Karl is a very likeable person who has the ability to humbly get people to take their next step without remorse. If you are looking for a talented speaker who can happily choose Karl.”
“Karl gives you a holistic overview of the entire e-commerce landscape to better understand how to operate more efficiently.”