Jack Uldrich

  • Global Futurist
  • Bestselling Author

As a renowned global futurist and bestselling author, Jack Uldrich is an accomplished business speaker, addressing hundreds of businesses and organizations, including General Electric, General Mills, Pfizer, St. Jude Medical, and more. Jack presents complex information in an entertaining, understandable and digestible manner that stays with his audiences long afterwards. Jack speaks to business, nonprofit and educational audiences about future trends, emerging technologies, innovation, change, management and leadership. He is known for working with clients in advance in order to deliver tailored remarks that will educate, entertain and inspire his audiences.

 
  

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Foresight 20/20: Ten Trends Transforming Tomorrow

The next decade is only a handful of years away. What might the world of 2020 like look like? How will you and your business have changed? More importantly, how will you and your organization need to change? The answer, in two short words, is: a lot! Consider this: Eight years ago Facebook, YouTube ...

The next decade is only a handful of years away. What might the world of 2020 like look like? How will you and your business have changed? More importantly, how will you and your organization need to change? The answer, in two short words, is: a lot!

Consider this: Eight years ago Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Wikipedia didn’t even exist; neither did the iPhones, iPads, apps or Kindles. Now, fast forward eight years into the future and try to comprehend how accelerating advances in information and communication technologies, the “Internet of things,” social media, robotics, artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, biotechnology, brain-neural interfaces, gaming dynamics, crowd-sourcing and open-source sharing platforms will continue to drive seismic change and deliver paradigm-shattering transformation to nearly every facet of society. It’s not easy.

In this engaging and entertaining keynote presentation based on his latest book, Foresight 20/20: A Futurist Explores the Trends Transforming Tomorrow, globally renowned futurist and bestselling author Jack Uldrich will take the guess-work out of understanding the near future by providing an in-depth exploration of how ten technological trends will transform the world of 2020. Whatever your industry, association or organization, Jack Uldrich will work with you and your staff to create a customized presentation sure to not only energize and enlighten your audience but also provide them with the inspiration and ammunition to harness these trends and create their own successful future.

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Jack Uldrich is a well-recognized global futurist, speaker, and author of eleven books, including a number of award-winning best sellers. He is a frequent speaker on technology, change management and leadership and has addressed hundreds of corporations, associations and not-for-profit organizations on five continents.  He regularly makes television appearances on the Science Channel’s FutureScape program and the Discovery Channel show Inside Out, and is a frequent guest on major media outlets, including CNN, CNBC and National Public Radio.

Jack is also an ongoing contributor on emerging technologies and future trends for a number of publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Wired Magazine and BusinessWeek.

Jack is a former naval intelligence officer and Defense Department official. He previously served as the director of the Minnesota Office of Strategic and Long-Range Planning. His most recent book is Foresight 20/20: A Futurist Explores the Trends Transforming Tomorrow and his forthcoming book is Business as Unusual: How to Future-Proof Yourself Against Tomorrow’s Transformational Trends, Today.