Consultants

A listing of consulting futurists. (Please note that a listing here does not necessarily constitute a recommendation on the part of the World Future Society.)

Karl Albrecht International
San Diego, CA USA
Phone: (+1) 858-836-1500
E-mail: futures@KarlAlbrecht.com
Web: KarlAlbrecht.com
Contact: Dr. Karl Albrecht
Planning a conference? Include a "Futures Update" keynote by renowned futurist Dr. Karl Albrecht.

Alsek Research Economic Futures
7650 S. McClintoch Dr., #103-233
Tempe, AZ 85284
Phone: (+1) 480-225-2507
E-mail: jfoltz@alsekresearch.com
Web: www.alsekresearch.com
Contact: Joan Foltz
Keynotes, workshops, and anticipatory analysis of global markets, investing, and business structures. Author of Market Whipped: And Not By Choice.

Alternative Futures Associates
2331 Mill Road
Suite 100
Alexandria, VA 22314-3134
Phone: (+1) 703-684-5880
E-mail: futurist@altfutures.com
Web: www.altfutures.com
Contact: Clement Bezold, Jonathan Peck, Eric Meade
Vision and scenario development, strategic planning, trend analysis, workshop design and facilitation, presentations, keynotes, consulting.

AtalentA ProDev, Inc.
South Florida, USA – Berlin, Germany
+1 305.385.8888
E-mail: Dr@DeborahRivers.com
Contact: Dr. Deborah Rivers, CMC, CPT, PCC
Dr. Rivers, CPP, CMC, CPT, MCT is a sought after social/ systems architect, coachsultant, speaker, and instructor who helps individuals in organizations navigate transformational change. She assists clients in developing a full range of organizational development services including strategic planning, multicultural change, training and performance improvement, brand marketing, professional coaching, and competency/ talent management. Her aim is to enable leaders, managers, audiences, and human capitalists to reinvent 21st century sustainable enterprises.

Atlas Safety & Security Design, Inc.
770 Palm Bay Ln.
Suite 4-I
Miami, FL 33138
Phone: (+1) 305-756-5027
Fax: (+1) 305-754-1658
E-mail: ratlas@ix.netcom.com
Web: www.cpted-security.com
Contact: Dr. Randall Atlas, AIA, CPP
Pioneers in crime prevention through environmental design. Design of jails, prisons, preventing premises liability lawsuits.

Aviv Consulting
15363 NE 201st St.
Woodinville, WA 98072
Phone: (+1) 425-415-6155
E-mail: avivconsulting@gmail.com
Web: www.avivconsulting.com
www.avivshahar.com
Contact: Aviv Shahar
Leader in strategic innovation. Helping executives create new futures.
Consulting and coaching on strategy and innovation.

Center for Strategic Futurist Thinking
46 B/4 Jerusalem St.
Kfar Saba 44369
ISRAEL
Phone: +972-54-588-7940
Fax: +972-9-766-9659
E-mail: bisk@futurist-thinking.co.il
Web: www.futurist-thinking.co.il
Contact: Tsvi Bisk
Strategic Futurism: “Getting from Here to There” (keynote speaker) Jewish, Mid-East, and Mediterranean Futures (consulting).

Christensen Associates, Inc.
8168 Manitoba Street
No. 2
Playa del Rey, CA 90293-8291
Phone: (+1) 310-578-0405
Fax: (+1) 310-578-0455
E-mail: chris@camcinc.com
Web: www.camcinc.com
Contact: Chris Christensen, CMC
Avoid devastating surprises! Exploit ANY future! Stimulating and entertaining keynotes, workshops, assessments, and consulting.

Common Sense Medicine
812 W. 8th St. Ste 2A
Plainview, TX 79072
Phone: (+1) 806-291-0700 Fax: 806-293-8229
E-mail: drjonzdo@yahoo.com
Web: www.commonsensemedicine.org
Contact: Lon Jones DO, Jerry Bozeman M.Ed, LPC
Adaptations today are the future. The authors of The Boids and the Bees tell how to guide adaptations in our living systems: healthcare, education, economy, even us.

Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies
Nørre Farimagsgade 65
DK-1364 Copenhagen K
Phone: + 45 33 11 71 76
Contact Martin Kruse
E-mail: mkr@iff.dk
Web: www.iff.dk/en
Scenario development, strategic planning, workshop design and facilitation, presentations, keynotes, consulting.

CREO Strategic Solutions
PO Box 840
Kittery, ME 03904
Phone: 415-450-1515
Contact: Kevin Fickenscher, MD
Email: drkevin@creostrategicsolutions.com
Healthcare is undergoing dramatic change that extends far beyond the financing of healthcare. Understanding and embracing the future is critical. Keynotes, workshops, leadership training, strategic advisory services and consulting.

de Bono For Business
248 W. Loraine St. #103
Glendale, CA 91202
Phone: (+1) 818-507-6055
E-mail: info@LyndaCurtin.com
Web: www.deBonoForBusiness.com
Contact: Lynda Curtin, The Opportunity Thinker
Lift Your Thinking: Learn breakthrough futurist tools - Lateral Thinking, Six Thinking Hats. Workshops. Keynotes. Facilitation.

Futurist Speaker Thomas Frey
DaVinci Institute
511 E South Boulder Road
Louisville, CO 80027
Phone: 303-666-4133
Email: deb@davinciinstitute.com
Web: www.futuristspeaker.com
Contact: Debra Frey
Thomas Frey is Google's top-rated futurist speaker, and IBM's most award-winning engineer. Author of Communicating with the Future - the book that changes everything. Speaking topics: Future of business, work, education, transportation, government, and more.

Future Problem Solving Program International, Inc.
2015 Grant Pl.
Melbourne, FL 32901
Phone: (+1) 321-768-0078
Fax: (+1) 321-768-0097
E-mail: mail@fpspi.org
Web: www.fpspi.org
Contact: Marianne Solomon, Executive Director
FPSPI is an established educational program that provides a 6-step problem solving process to assist students as they think about the future.

FutureManagementGroup AG
Wallufer Strasse 3a
Eltville D-65343
Germany
Phone: (+49) 6123-7 55 53
Fax: (+49) 6123-7 55 54
E-mail: Office@FutureManagementGroup.com
Web: www.FutureManagementGroup.com
Contact: Pero Micic, Claudia Schramm
Use the "Eltville Model" of FutureManagement to see more of the future than your competitors!

The Futures Corporation
1109 Main, Ste. 299A
Boise, ID 83702
Phone: (+1) 208-345-5995
Fax: (+1) 208-345-6083
E-mail: jluthy@futurescorp.com
Web: futurescorp.com
Contact: Dr. John Luthy
Strategic thinking/planning consulting, evolving leadership, organization redesign/development, trend analysis, scenario planning, business growth strategies.

The Futures Lab
2130 Goodrich Ave.
Austin, TX 78704
Phone: (+1) 512-468-4505
E-mail: dwoodgate@futures-lab.com
Web: www.futures-lab.com
Contact: Derek Woodgate
International futures-based consultancy specializing in consumer, business futures. Leaders in the future potential business.

The Greenway Group
25 Technology Parkway South, Suite 101
Norcross, GA 30092
Phone: (+1) 678-879-0929
Fax: (+1) 678-879-0930
E-mail: jcramer@di.net
Web: www.greenway.us
Contact: James Cramer, chairman
Strategic change, trends, forecasts, research. Architecture and design technology. Journals: Design Intelligence. Publications: The Almanac of Architecture & Design, How Firms Succeed, Design + Enterprise, Leadership by Design, Communications by Design, Value Redesigned.

H.G. Hudson and Associates
34 Warren Dr.
Newport News, VA 23608
Phone: (+1) 757-874-5414
E-mail: hudson2059@msn.com
Contact: Henry G. Hudson, president and CEO
Management consulting help in advanced administrative services, operations, systems, methods, procedures, policies, strategy, and management.

Innovation Focus Inc.
111 East Chestnut Street
Lancaster, PA 17602-2703
Phone: (+1) 717-394-2500
Web: www.innovationfocus.com
Contact: Christopher W. Miller, Ph.D.; Anne Orban, M.Ed.
Innovation Focus is an internationally recognized consulting firm that brings innovation to all stages of product life cycle management and provides proven processes for deep customer understanding & meaningful innovation. Clients include: Kraft Foods, Kimberly Clark, WD-40, Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Institute for Alternative Futures
2331 Mill Road
Suite 100
Alexandria, VA 22314-3134
Phone: (+1) 703-684-5880
E-mail: futurist@altfutures.org
Web: www.altfutures.org
Contact: Clement Bezold, Jonathan Peck, Eric Meade
Uses research reports, workshops, scenarios, and visioning to help organizations understand future possibilities and create their "preferred future."

Institute for Global Futures
2084 Union St.
San Francisco, CA 94123
Phone: (+1) 415-563-0720
Fax: (+1) 415-563-0219
E-mail: info@globalfuturist.com
Web: www.GlobalFuturist.com
Contact: Dr. James Canton
Futures Based Keynotes, Consulting and Research for any Vertical Industry By Leading Futurist James Canton.

Institute for Participatory Management and Planning
PO Box 1937
Monterey, CA 93942-1937
Phone: (+1) 831-737-7292
Fax: (+1) 831-373-0760
E-mail: ipmp@aol.com
Web: www.ipmp-bleiker.com
Contact: Annemarie Bleiker, Hans Bleiker, Jennifer Bleiker
We offer a Leadership Boot-Camp for guiding complex problem-solving and decision-making efforts.

KAIROS Future AB
PO Box 804
S-10136 Stockholm
Sweden
Phone: (+46) 8 545 225 00
Fax: (+46) 8 545 225 01
E-mail: info@kairosfuture.se
Web: www.kairosfuture.se
Contact: Matts Lindgren, Anna Kiefer
Topics: Values, work, technology, marketing. Methods: Scenarios, studies, lectures, seminars, consulting. Public and private sectors.

Leading Futurists LLC
4420 49th St. NW
Washington, DC 20016
Phone: (+1) 202-271-0444
E-mail: jbmahaffie@starpower.net
Web: www.leadingfuturists.biz
Contact: John B. Mahaffie, Jennifer Jarratt
Futures consulting, workshops, scenarios, research, keynote talks to help organizations discover new opportunities and challenges. Members, Association of Professional Futurists.

MG Rush
1301 W. 22nd St., Ste. 603
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Phone: (+1) 630-954-5880
E-mail: futurist@mgrush.com
Web: www.mgrush.com
Contact: Terrence Metz (954-5882)or Kevin Booth (954-5884)
Facilitation of, and facilitator training for: scenario planning, strategy development, group decision-making, workshop design, ideation, option development and analysis, and training of facilitative leadership.

Minkin Affiliates
135 Riviera Dr.
Ste 305
Los Gatos, CA 95032
Phone: (+1) 408-402-3020
E-mail: barryminkin@earthlink.net
Web: minkinaffiliates.com
Contact: Barry Minkin
Keynote speaker, best-selling author, global management consultant, three decades linking emerging trends to consumer and market strategy.

Next Consulting
104 Timber Ridge Rd..
State College, PA 16801
Phone: (+1) 814-237-2575
Fax: (+1) 814-863-4257
E-mail: g7g@psu.edu
Web: www.nextconsulting.us
Contact: Geoffrey Godbey, Ph.D.
Re-positioning leisure/tourism organizations for the near future. Speeches, ideation, imagineering. Client list on request.

Jim Pinto Technology Futurist
2805 Ocean Street #2
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Phone: (+1) 858-353-5467
E-mail: jim@jimpinto.com
Web: www.JimPinto.com
Contact: Jim Pinto
Speaker & consultant: technology futures, industrial automation, global business trends, Internet business relationships.

Pinyon Partners, LLC
140 Little Falls St., Ste. 210
Falls Church, VA 22046
Phone: (+1) 703-651-0359
E-mail: pshoemaker@pinyonpartners.com
Web: www.pinyonpartners.com
Contact: Peter B.G. Shoemaker, Dan Garretson, Ph.D.
Quantitative and qualitative. Art and Science. However you want to characterize it, our distinctive combination of the hard-nosed and the deeply intuitive is perfectly suited for those navigating over the horizon. Expansive explorations of what’s next; engaging engagements with change; consultations, workshops, research, and talks aimed at creating future-oriented clarity, purpose, insight, and confidence. Member, Assn of Professional Futurists.

Qi Systems
35 Seacoast Terr., Apt. 6P
Brooklyn, NY 11235
Phone: (+1) 718-769-9655
E-mail: QiSys@msn.com
Web: www.qisystems.org
Contact: Ronn Parker, Ph.D.
Spectrum Counseling: conflict resolution, conscious evolution, martial arts, meditation methods, mindbody strategies, transformational learning.

David Pearce Snyder, Consulting Futurist
The Snyder Family Enterprise
8628 Garfield St.
Bethesda, MD 20817-6704
Phone: (+1) 301-530-5807
Fax: (+1) 301-530-1028
E-mail: david_snyder@verizon.net
Web: www.the-futurist.com
Contact: Sue Snyder
High-impact motivating presentations. Strategic assessments, socio-technologic forecasts and scenarios. Keynote addresses, strategic briefings, workshops and surveys.

Strategic Futures®
Strategic Futures Consulting Group, Inc.
113 South Washington St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: (+1) 703-836-8383
Fax: (+1) 703-836-9192
E-mail: info@strategicfutures.com
Web: www.strategicfutures.com
Contact: Ron Gunn or Jennifer Thompson
Strategic planning, succession planning including mentoring, executive coaching, organizational change facilitation, and matrix management assistance.

SynOvation Solutions
455 Hazelwood Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94127
Phone: (+1) 415-298-3008
E-mail: info@synovationsolutions.com
Web: www.synovationsolutions.com
Contact: Bruce L. Tow, David A. Gilliam
Future-is-now resources to help you achieve key and mission-critical breakthroughs or creatively evolve your business to meet future challenges.

Synthesys Strategic Consulting Ltd
Belsize Park
London NW3
United Kingdom
Phone: (+44) 207 449 2903
Fax: (+44) 870 136 5560
Web: www.synthstrat.com
Contact: Hardin Tibbs, CEO
Synthesys specializes in using futures research to develop innovative strategies. Based in London UK, with international experience in both the public and private sectors, across many different industries. Projects include horizon scanning, strategic sense-making, scenarios, vision building, assumption testing, and strategy formulation, either as expert input or by co-production directly with leadership teams.

The TechCast Project
George Washington University
Dept. of Information Systems & Technology Management
Washington, DC 20052
Phone: (+1) 202-994-5975
E-mail: Halal@gwu.edu
Web: www.techcast.org
Contact: Prof. William E. Halal, professor, George Washington University; president, TechCast LLC
TechCast is an online research project that pools the knowledge of 100 experts worldwide to forecast breakthroughs in all fields of science and technology. Results are updated in real time and distributed to corporations, governments, and other subscribers to aid in their strategic planning. The project has been featured in The Washington Post, Newsweek, The Futurist, and various journals. The National Academies consider TechCast among the best systems available, and Google ranks it No. 2 or 3 out of 45 million hits. TechCast also gives presentations, conducts customized studies, and performs most types of consulting related to technology and strategic change.

Town and Gown Relations
Kemp Consulting, LLC
PO Box 342, Meriden, CT 06450-0342
Phone: 203-686-0281
E-mail: rlkbsr@snet.net
Web (consulting): www.rogerlkemp.com
Web (background): www.rogerkemp.org
Contact: Roger Kemp, MPA, MBA, PhD, President
Dr. Kemp has been author and editor of over a dozen books dealing with issues relating to cities (towns) and colleges (gowns). He gives keynote speeches, strategic briefings, and does futures research and consulting on emerging trends dealing with the dynamic and evolving field of town-gown relations.

21st Century Learning LLC
10 Jamaicaway Suite #18
Boston, MA 02130
Telephone: 978-204-2770
Email: charlesfadel@gmail.com
Web: www.21stcenturyskillsbook.com
Contact: Charles Fadel, founder and best-selling author: 21st Century Skills; visiting scholar, Harvard GSE and MIT ESG.
Education’s futures, as impacted by Technology, and along the dimensions of Knowledge, Skills, Character, and Metacognition. Keynotes and seminars on global education; education technology; neuroscience of learning; creativity & innovation; artificial intelligence & augmented intelligence.

van der Werff Global, Ltd.
3316 Huntington Abbey
Birmingham, AL 35226
Phone: (+1) 888-448-3779
Fax: (+1) 888-432-9263
E-mail: terry@globalfuture.com
Web: www.globalfuture.com
Contact: Dr. Terry J. van der Werff, CMC
Confidential advisor to corporate leaders worldwide on global trends, executive leadership, and strategic change.

Weiner, Edrich, Brown, Inc.
200 E. 33rd St.
Suite 9I
New York, NY 10016
Phone: (+1) 212-889-7007
Fax: (+1) 212-679-0628
E-mail: info@weineredrichbrown.com
Web: www.weineredrichbrown.com
Contact: Edie Weiner
For over two decades, the pioneers in detecting emerging trends and linking them to action.

Xland sprl
111 Av Grandchamp
1150 Brussels
Belgium
Phone: (+32) 475 827 190
Fax: (+32) 2 762 46 08
E-mail: xland@skynet.be
Web: www.xland.be
Contact: D. Michel Judkiewicz
Trend analysis, scenarios, forecasting opportunities/threats based on strong and weak signals for resilient strategies.