Michael Rogers The Practical Futurist

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  • Education: The Basics Go Digital
  • Energy Futures: Assessing the Choices
  • Health Care and Wellness: What’s Ahead
  • Management Meets the Future
  • The Challenges for Law
  • The Digital Lifestyle
  • The Future of Media
  • The Virtualization of America
  • Use the Downturn to Rethink, Restructure, and Thrive
  • Your Business in 2025: A customized Prediction

Michael Rogers is a best-selling author, technology pioneer and futurist, who most recently served as futurist-in-residence for The New York Times. He has worked with companies ranging from FedEx, Boeing and NBC Universal to Microsoft, Pfizer and Siemens, focusing on how companies can think about the future in useful ways. He speaks to audiences worldwide and is a regular guest on radio and television.

Rogers began his career as a writer for Rolling Stone magazine. He co-founded Outside magazine and then launched Newsweek’s technology column, winning numerous journalism awards. For ten years he was vice president of The Washington Post Company's new media division, leading both the newspaper and Newsweek into the new century and earning patents for multimedia technology. He is also a best-selling novelist whose books have been published worldwide, chosen for the Book-of-the-Month club and optioned for film.

Rogers studied physics and creative writing at Stanford University, with additional studies in finance and management at the Stanford Business School Executive Program. He lives in New York City and is currently working on book and television projects.


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