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Jason Schenker Featured Leading Futurist; Top-Ranked Financial Forecaster and Economist; Chairman of The Futurist Institute; President of Prestige Economics

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  • Five Major Trends Shaping the Outlook Through 2025
  • Headlines and Trendlines for the Economy, Markets, and Technology Shaping the Decade Ahead
  • The Economic and Financial Outlook: Drivers of Opportunity and Pillars of Risk
  • Disruptions Ahead: Economic, Political, and Technological Outlook

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  • 2024 Disruption Warfare: The Future of Military Conflict in a Time of Rapidly Advancing Technological Innovation
  • 2022 Metaconomics: The Future of Business in the Metaverse Economy
  • 2021 The Robot and Automation Almanac - 2022: The Futurist Institute
  • 2021 The Future of Travel: Trends and Technologies Shaping the Decade Ahead: The Futurist Institute
  • 2021 The Future of Smart Cities: Futurist Scenarios of Opportunity and Risk for the Future of Urban Life
  • 2020 Strategic Cost-Cutting: How to Improve Profitability in a Downturn
  • 2020 Jobs for Robots: Between Robocalype and Robotopia - COVID Edition
  • 2020 The Future After COVID: Futurist Expectations for Changes, Challenges, and Opportunities After the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • 2020 After the COVID Vaccine: Futurist Scenarios of Risk and Opportunity After COVID-19 Vaccines are Widely Available
  • 2020 Write the Future: How to Share Your Vision and Build Your Brand by Writing a Book in Under 30 Days
  • 2020 The Future of Finance After COVID: Technology and Trends Disrupting the Post-Pandemic Financial World
  • 2020 Recession-Proof Career Strategies After COVID
  • 2020 The Robot and Automation Almanac - 2021: The Futurist Institute
  • 2020 The Future of Food and Agriculture After COVID: Disruptive Trends and Technology That Will Shape the Post-Pandemic World
  • 2020 Strategic Cost Cutting After COVID: How to Improve Profitability in a Post-Pandemic World
  • 2020 The Economics of Revolt and Revolution: Crises of the Past and Implications for the Future After COVID
  • 2019 The Robot and Automation Almanac - 2020: The Futurist Institute
  • 2019 Reading the Economic Tea Leaves: Secrets to Unlocking the Value of Economic Indicators
  • 2019 Spikes: Growth Hacking Leadership
  • 2019 The Fog of Data: Navigating Data to Derive Implications, Unlock Value, Get Buy-In, and Increase Transparency
  • 2019 Financial Risk Management Fundamentals
  • 2019 The Future of Energy: Technologies and Trends Driving Disruption
  • 2019 The Dumpster Fire Election : Realistic Dystopian Expectations for the 2020 Presidential Election
  • 2019 The Future of Finance is Now
  • 2019 The Future of Agriculture
  • 2019 The Future of Healthcare
  • 2019 Futureproof Supply Chain: Planning for Disruption Risks and Opportunities in the Lifeline of the Global Economy
  • 2018 Midterm Economics: The Impact of Midterm Elections of Financial Markets and the Economy
  • 2018 The Promise of Blockchain: Hope and Hype for an Emerging Disruptive Technology
  • 2018 Quantum: Computing Nouveau - The Technological Step Change That Could Foster Scientific Discovery, Break Blockchains, and Trigger a Global Cybersecurity Arms Race
  • 2018 The Robot and Automation Almanac - 2019: The Futurist Institute
  • 2018 A Gentle Introduction to Audit and Due Diligence
  • 2017 Jobs for Robots: Between Robocalypse and Robotopia
  • 2017 Robot-Proof Yourself: How to Survive the Robocalypse and Benefit from Robots and Automation
  • 2017 The Robot and Automation Almanac - 2018: The Futurist Institute
  • 2016 Recession-Proof
  • 2016 Electing Recession: The Impact of Presidential Elections on Financial Markets and the Economy
  • 2012 Commodity Prices 101
  • 2012 Be The Shredder, Not The Shred

Jason Schenker is a futurist, economist, and author who prepares leaders for the future.

Jason has given over 1,000 keynote speeches on economic, financial market, and technology topics, including commodities, supply chain, futurist innovation, artificial intelligence and AI, quantum computing, energy and sustainability, geopolitics, demographics, U.S. politics from a nonpartisan viewpoint, and other topics. Jason has given speeches to public and private companies, industry groups, institutional investors, central banks, the U.S. State Department, CIA, NATO, and global financial exchanges. In 2024, Jason was recognized as a LinkedIn “Top Voice.” LinkedIn recognized Jason as a “Top Public Speaking Voice” and "Top Economics Voice" in 2023 and 2024.

Over 1.1 million students have taken Jason's 20 LinkedIn Learning courses on business, leadership, economics, risk management, and finance. He is the author of 36 books on emerging technologies, finance, energy, leadership, economics, and supply chain. Jason has also been an occasional columnist for Bloomberg Opinion.

As President of Prestige Economics, Bloomberg News has ranked Jason #1 forecaster in the world in 26 different categories since 2011, including for oil prices, industrial metals prices, the euro, the British pound, agricultural commodity prices, gold prices, and U.S. jobs. Jason has given over 1,000 television interviews, including as a Guest Host on Bloomberg Television.

As Chairman of The Futurist Institute, Jason trains leaders to become a futurist, including consulting, accounting, finance, and national security professionals.

Jason is Chairman of the Climate Change Advisory Panel at Sasol (NYSE: SSL), the large public fuels and chemicals company headquartered in South Africa. This is an independent advisory board focused on supporting Sasol sustainability and emissions reduction commitments.

Jason is one of the 100 CEOs on the non-partisan Texas Business Leadership Council (TBLC), the Texas affiliate of the Business Roundtable that advises elected officials of both parties at the state and federal levels. He is on the TBLC Executive Committee and he is the Chairman of the TBLC Federal Issues Task Force. Jason is a Board Leadership Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) and a Fellow of the Energy Institute (FEI). He is a member of the Bretton Woods Committee.

Jason is the author of fifteen #1 bestsellers on Amazon, including Jobs for Robots, Futureproof Supply Chain, The Future of Finance is Now, The Future of Energy, and The Robot and Automation Almanac.

Before founding Prestige Economics in 2009, Jason was a Risk Specialist at McKinsey and Chief Energy and Commodity Economist at Wachovia (Wells Fargo).

Jason earned a bachelor’s in History and in German from the University of Virginia. He holds master’s degrees in Applied Economics, Negotiation, and German. He is currently an Adjunct Fellow of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and a Non-Resident Fellow of the U.S. Joint Special Operations University at USSOCOM.

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