AI will make the future more tech—can it also make it more human?

Evolving tech has the opportunity to solve human problems at scale. Our strategic advisory and speaking services prepare you for what’s next.
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Strategic advisory firm improving human experience at scale.

As data, algorithms, and AI continue to impact how organizations interact with the market, partners, and customers, it’s imperative to find humanity’s future in an increasingly tech-driven world.

As Founder and CEO of KO Insights, Kate O’Neill leads the way as we work with corporate and cultural leaders, providing insights and crafting a path to long-term success by centering humans in digital transformation and future readiness.

Trusted by brands you know and love

KO Insights has collaborated with organizations with storied histories, big futures, and complex challenges.

Each of them is responsible for a lot of humans and a lot of human experiences, and they all rely on big human insights to pull their strategies together.

“She is on the bleeding edge--she's creating the best practices instead of following them.”

Transformational Keynotes

Start thinking about technology in a future-ready, human-centric way. Kate speaks around the globe on topics at the intersection of data, emerging tech, strategy, meaning, and human experience.

Whether virtual, in-person, in panels, or a fireside chat, she is a thought-provoking, energizing speaker.

Kate O'Neill at Mind the Product London
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Kate O'Neill at UX Australia

Strategic Optimism for an Uncertain Future

including topics related to the future of work and a brighter future for cities, education, or your industry.
Kate O'Neill at Yale

How Data and Technology Shape the Future of Meaningful Human Experiences

including human-centric digital transformation, humanity at scale, and more.
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Human Experience in the Metaverse, and What it Means for Digital Strategy and Placemaking

including integrated human experience design, metaverse strategy, and more.

“Kate is absolutely one of the best keynote speakers I've ever worked with.”

Future-Ready Strategy

KO Insights provides a new way to think.

We work at the intersection of technology, humanity, and business strategy and take you beyond your current construct, creating a future-informed  route ahead.

We provide deep, dimensional thinking and strategic clarity around tech innovation and digital transformation that’s better for your business and better for humanity.

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Kate being interviewed on-stage about transformation at Institute of Directors in London, 2016
Our disciplined rigorous process


Lead strategic discovery with meaningful questions


Go beyond answers to deliver timely approaches and meaningful alignment


Formulate timeless insights


Identify bankable foresights

“Kate was a deft politician and advocate whom I reached out to many times for advice and counsel. She threaded the needle very effectively when different leaders advocated for different paths to the same objective.”

Kate O'Neill

Meet Kate O’Neill

Kate is CEO of KO Insights, sought-after speaker, and author of five books. Known around the world as the “Tech Humanist,” she creates the vision for a better future for business and humans.

As a strategic futurist advisor, she supports global leaders as they contend with increasing tech complexity and uncertainty. She brings more than 25 years’ experience helping some of the world’s top companies innovate, scale, focus, transform, and matter to the people they serve.

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Read Books by Kate

Bringing depth, breadth, humor, and humanity to data, technology, and business topics, Kate bridges the gap between business interests and human needs.

A Future So Bright book cover

A Future So Bright

How Strategic Optimism Can Restore Our Humanity and Save the World
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Tech Humanist

How You Can Make Technology Better for Business and Better for Humans
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Pixels and Place

Connecting Human Experience Across Physical and Digital Spaces

Take a Deeper Dive

Kate writes prolifically and contributes to numerous outlets on an eclectic array of topics, but her primary focus is the intersection of data, humanity, and meaningful experiences.

Kate O'Neill at Mind the Product London

Business & Strategy

Kate O'Neill at DevLearn

Culture & Humanity

Kate O'Neill Speaking


Kate O'Neill at Google

Digital Transformation

Kate O'Neill at Mind the Product London

Events & Speaking

Kate O'Neill at DevLearn

Future & Trends

Kate O'Neill and her book Tech Humanist

Human Experience

Kate O'Neill at Cisco

Written Insights

It’s time for your company’s future-ready transformation.