Karl Lillrud

Author of You, Me And AI & Two Time TED Speaker

  • Establish the first Nordic online interior design store
  • Consulted by notable organisations, including TUI, H&M, Spotify, AstraZeneca, Volvo, Tele2, and 3
  • World’s Top 30 E-Commerce Influencers
  • Top 30 Best Business Coaches

Discover Karl Lillrud’s biography of published work below.

You, Me And AI
YOU, ME AND AI: Your comfort zone just got smaller
Organising Amazing Speaker Events
Organising Amazing Speaker Events
Hacking your destiny
Hacking Your Destiny
The Better Business Book
The Better Business Book: 100 People, 100 Stories, 100 Business Lessons To Live By

When Karl Lillrud is booked for events, they are known to discuss the following speaking topics:

Unlocking Business Potential with GPT-4
Harnessing the Power of GPT-4
Harnessing AI for Business Growth
Driving Customer Engagement with AI
AI and the Future of Work
AI and Ethics: Navigating the Moral Landscape of Artificial Intelligence
Leveraging AI for Innovation
Innovation Mindset: Cultivating a Culture of Creativity and Experimentation
Innovation in the Age of Disruption: Staying Ahead in a Rapidly Changing World

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 BookHacking 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.

Official Testimonials

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.”

Sam, eCommerce Expo London

“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.”

Stephen, E-Commerce eXpo Dublin

“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.”

Peder, Education Leader, Jensen Education

“Karl gives you a holistic overview of the entire e-commerce landscape to better understand how to operate more efficiently.”

Peter, E-Commerce Expert, MatHem.se

To enquire about Karl Lillrud for your event or corporate function, simply contact us via agent@ai-speakers-agency.com or call a booking agent on 0207 1010 553.