Daniel is the technology innovator your business needs.

Daniel will
deliver the optimal solution -specific to you.

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I live and breathe technology.  And have done so for over 25 years. 

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I’ll give you a free 15 minute consultation on anything related to your business. Contact me to organise

On-demand CTO

Make sure you are staying ahead. I provide knowledge and implement innovative change through efficient, proven methods.  

Speaker & Coach

The latest and greatest in technology. Delivered in fun and engaging sessions. How is our world changing? How is your industry changing? What can you do now to thrive? 

Learn more about what Daniel can offer for your company or school.

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Daniel has been building technology for 25 years. He can bring that experience to your business as your Chief Technology Officer on an affordable, flexible model.

Daniel can ensure your business and your team thrives in this ever changing technology landscape.

He knows what will affect your business in the near future and will implement real change to keep you ahead of your competition.

He can steer you and your team through technology projects, and clearly communicate with people of all levels of technical understanding.

Daniel provides a structured framework to follow when working with technology nerds and developers. It is practical rather than theoretical, ensuring a seamless path to a successful project.


Once per week I deliver “3 things direct from the future”.
A 2-minute read that will always give you: one thing to help, one to be wary of, and one to amaze.



Daniel travels the world discovering what’s next in technology, and how it can be applied to meet his clients’ diverse needs. He shares his knowledge and experience at speaking events, where he takes cutting-edge ideas, developments & concepts and translates them for any audience in an engaging and fun way.

As a futurist with hands-on experience, he can demonstrate the practical applications of technology, taking your understanding beyond the theoretical. He can talk about innovation and AI trends within your industry and how they will impact you over the next 5 – 20 years.

Daniel loves sharing his passion for technology with school groups.  He demonstrates how changes will affect students’ lives, and what will impact the career opportunities available to them when they enter the workforce.

Be bold and innovate -
your business done right!
Customised to your business – Daniel puts himself in the shoes of your team and outlines the key actions they should focus  on to survive and thrive.
What are the key components of a team that is ready for success in a rapidly evolving industry? What are the skills, attitudes, policies and management styles that will ensure success over the next 5-20 years. How can you define, attract and hire the right people to help take your team forward?
The next 5-20 years. Practical advice to thrive in the whirlwind

The next 5-20 years will see the pace of change accelerate like we have never seen before. The fundamentals of work will be turned upside-down.  Daniel provides actionable advice on how people can thrive in this challenging environment.
What jobs will disappear? What can people do now to be ready for new types of jobs? What are the 4 key groups of people perfectly positioned for the coming changes and how can you join them?


Daniel’s three (3) presentations at the Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast were very insightful and always generated excellent feedback from our business community. He is able to communicate technology topics so they are relevant, easilyunderstood and enjoyed by all attendees -no matter what their industry or area of expertise.

Mark Paddenburg

CEO Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast Pty Ltd


It was great to have Daniel present “the future of Voice technology” at our event. The content was spot-on for our audience and was presented in an engaging way that I am sure has inspired participants to delve deeper into the topic.

Andrew Curnow

Brisbane Mobile App Developers


We engaged Daniel and Frontside Future in 2014 to build an app for our 250,000+ customers. The quality and value of the final product, combined with the ease of process for our internal team, meant we have continued to expand our work together ever since.

Celeste Donnachie

CEO medimobile Pty Ltd


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Daniel is ready to help you and your team adapt for the future, right now.
Daniel McKinnon | Virtual CTO

Learn how Daniel McKinnon can help you prepare for the future.