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Thought Leadership

5 New Digital founder Michael Zakkour is an internationally acclaimed digital and retail thought leader, practitioner, and futurist. Michael is available to:

  • Provide thought-provoking and actionable future outlook and trends presentations for corporations (from small C-suite settings to company-wide meetings)

  • Deliver keynote presentations at conferences, industry events, and corporate events on wide-ranging industry, category, product-focused outlooks, and customized content.

  • Conduct workshops (two hour to full day) focused on change and evolution at your enterprise.

Michael is a regulator contributor to multiple global media outlets, including CNBC, MSNBC, NPR, THE BBC, FOX BUSINESS, FORBES, VOGUE, RETHINK RETAIL & BARRON’s.


Michael is an experienced and in-demand university guest lecturer.  He has presented at NYU, The Wharton School of Business, Columbia University, Northwestern University, Yale University, and a host of others.  



New Retail: Born in China Going Global:

How Chinese Tech Giants Are

Changing Global Commerce

China's Super Consumers:

What 1 Billion Customers Want

and How to Sell it to Them





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