About Ken

Ken Rutkowski is a well-known Business Talk Radio Personality, an Innovative Strategist, Business Nextist, International Speaker, and is considered one of the premiere experts in Emerging Business Technologies, New Media, the Digital Economy, and Connection.

Over the past decade Ken has interviewed thousands of CEOs and Founders of top companies, causing a weekly increase of his vast knowledge of relevant and impactful business techniques, trends, and future predictions that keep him a step ahead. Using rich statistical data coupled with insight from his interviews, Ken brings the future of the business world into today’s grasp. Knowing what “will be” and what is working for successful businesses right now, gives executives and entrepreneurs the edge they need, banking on opportunities to capitalize on what generally is hidden from the masses.

Ken has been featured in or seen on Good Morning America, Oprah, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Chicago Tribune, Miami Herald, Financial Times, Forbes, HuffPost, Entrepreneur, LA Business Journal, LA Weekly, Fast Company, FOX & Friends, Good Day LA, Inc., USA Today, Bangkok Post, Singapore Straights, Asia Times, the South China Morning Post, and other publications and networks around the world.

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A person whose occupation or specialty is the accurate forecasting of upcoming events, conditions, or developments, within a 6-12 month time frame, by utilizing trends, data, and personal observations.

nextist [ nekst-ist ]

A person whose occupation or specialty is the accurate forecasting of upcoming events, conditions, or developments, within a 6-12 month time frame, by utilizing trends, data, and personal observations.


Ken Rutkowski is an acclaimed international speaker who is favored for his ability to accurately predict any industry’s future trend and how to successfully naviagate it through communication, technology, and data.

Ken customizes content like no other speaker in the world! His custom talks directly impact audiences with current, valuable, and relevant takeaways, lessons, and trends that can immediately affect their businesses.

He has spoken to companies and organizations all over the world including the likes of Google, MIPTV, Milken Global Conference, Mobile World Congress, NATPE, NAB, Canada Music Week, and Hyperloop Transportation Technologies.

Ken Rutkowski is exclusively represented by CAL Entertainment for speaking engagements.


“Ken did an amazing job at our event! Jim Brady the CIO of Kaiser said, ‘he’s just what we need to get people excited’ The reviews were great, I look forward to working with Ken in the future.”

– Ian Slade, HIMSS So Cal

“We selected Ken because of his versatility, willingness to curate specific content geared towards our audience, and knowledge of entrepreneurship, and business acumen. We were not disappointed. When Ken took the stage, his presence, demeanor, and approachability quickly won the crowd over. His presentation was spot on with what we asked him to build, and our attendees were very pleased with the amount of takeaways they were able to leave with.”

– Julie Richmiller, ILLSHRM


Ken Rutkowski co-creates with the world’s most innovative industry disruptors and leaders. His mission is to significantly elevate their social acumen, while developing highly relevant strategies for business growth. Ken’s Mentorship creates an unparalleled winning mindset for entrepreneurs and leaders, while bringing fresh ideas to excel in their endeavours.

If you are ready to break beyond your current glass ceiling and explode into the next level of connection, introductions, and achievement to build your legacy then you must work with Ken Rutkowski.

Featuring one-on-one, curated, exclusive Mentorship options:

  • Assessment and discussion of specific ideas and challenges to create impactful and immediate change in you and your business.
  • Introductions to needle movers and successful like-minded individuals who can propel your life and business forward.
  • Collaboration in a creative environment to allow the most growth, disrupt your mindset and break you past stagnation.
  • Access to strategies, tools, techniques, and feedback that keep you on track and win the game.


Ken Rutkowski will be launching an all new broadcast December 2019. Get updates below:

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"Ken sees the future as if it was yesterday, so clear."

– Sumner Redstone, Media Magnate

"Ken has turned the art of networking into a new form of connecting."

– John Paul Dejoria, Founder of Patron


For inquiries please use the email form or email directly at connect@kenradio.com.

To apply for mentorship please click here.