Nikos Acuna

Chief Visionary

Nikos Acuña is an award-winning author, producer, speaker, and futurist. As Chief Visionary at Sizmek, a company that creates advertising solutions of the future, Nikos uncovers the hidden connections between brands and audiences, and encapsulates his findings in the daring video series, Symbiosis.

Nikos is the author of numerous research papers on AI and digital transformation, as well as several books, including The Predictive Business and Mindshare, which received Foreword Magazine’s Book of the Year Award and the USA Best Book Award.

Nikos is also a strategic advisor and consultant to brands, agencies, and companies seeking to become exponential organizations. As a veteran marketing technology executive, Nikos brings an interdisciplinary approach to innovation, helping companies leverage emerging tech to create remarkable solutions. Originally from San Francisco, Nikos currently lives in Chicago.

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