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Jim Carroll Global Futurist, Keynote Speaker and Innovation Expert
Jim Carroll is one of the world’s leading futurist, trends and innovation experts, with a massive global blue chip client list. Over the last 25 years, Jim has shared his insight with more than 2 million people in attendance at his events.
Jim’s global client list gives him a front row seat to the high velocity change that is occurring as disruption comes to take hold of every industry and every organization. With that insight, and the customized research that he undertakes for every engagement, he helps to transform growth-oriented organizations into high-velocity innovation heroes! Jim provides high energy keynotes for audiences of 5,000, or intimate, detailed customized strategic planning sessions for CEO / board / senior management meetings. He has researched key innovation success factors for dozens of associations, professions, companies, individuals, and industries including life sciences, health care, insurance, automotive, manufacturing, agriculture, technology, education, government, consumer products, retail, banking and countless others.
He is recognized worldwide as a “thought leader” and authority on: global trends; rapid business model change; business model disruption in a period of economic uncertainty; and the necessity for fast paced innovation. He is an authority recognized for his deep insight into the cutting edge trends of our time, including autonomous vehicle technology,, 3D printing, virtual reality, alternative energy generation and storage technologies, genomic medicine and healthcare virtualization, advanced robotics and artificial intelligence, blockchain and virtual cash, machine learning and robotics, crowd-thinking and next generation R&D. Jim’s global client list is extensive and covers virtually every industry sector, including with NASA and the PGA of America; the Walt Disney Organization, the World Government Summit in Dubai, the Swiss Innovation Forum, the Wall Street Journal, National Australia Bank, WorldSkills, Microsoft, Johnson & Johnson, DuPont. The GAP. the US Air Force Research Laboratory, Godiva, SAP, Pfizer, Mercedes Benz, International Roads Union & hundreds more. Jim’s insight has been covered in the UK Telegraph, Dubai’s Capital Magazine and South Africa’s The Star, and AP News, among hundreds more. BusinessWeek named Carroll as one of four leading sources for insight on innovation and creativity. He was also a featured expert on the prime time CNBC series, The Business of Innovation.
Jim Carroll is an author, with books including Surviving the Information Age, The Future Belongs To Those Who Are Fast, Ready, Set, Done: How to Innovate When Faster is the New Fast and What I Learned From Frogs in Texas: Saving Your Skin with Forward Thinking Innovation.
Jim has an experienced track record on stage, having shared his insight with over 2 million people in 1,500 presentations worldwide over a 25 year time span.