Futurists Speakers

Here are the top futurist speakers for your next conference or event. They specialize in helping organizations be prepared for the future. They follow trends to make predictions in technology & the economy, as well as creating solid business strategies. Instead of just managing your current business, get your group looking forward to opportunities and anticipating the ever-changing business climate. Consider these speakers for either a keynote presentation or a breakout session.
  • Richard Laermer

    Futurist & Business Trendspotter

    A frequently-quoted authority on media culture and hype, Richard Laermer is a PR visionary, former journalist, and author of five bestselling books including 2011: Trendspotting, Punk Marketing and Full Frontal PR. As a blogger he pens the infamous industry watchdog Bad Pitch Blog and does …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $10,001-$15,000
    Traveling From:
    NY
  • Governor Michael O. Leavitt

    Three Term Governor of Utah

    Michael O. Leavitt is the founder and Chairman of Leavitt Partners where he helps clients navigate the future as they transition to new and better models of care. In previous roles, Leavitt served in the Cabinet of President George W. Bush (Administrator of the Environmental …Read More

    Fee Range:
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    Traveling From:
    UT
  • The Hon. Michelle Lee

    Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (2015-2017)

    As the first female to lead the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO); as an executive at Google; and as a computer scientist at MIT’s Artificial Intelligence Lab and HP’s Research Lab, Michelle Lee has constantly been in the forefront of the newest innovations …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $20,001-$30,000
    Traveling From:
    CA
  • Phil Lempert

    Supermarket Guru

    Phil Lempert can predict the future — and then help businesses and consumers understand it. For more than 30+ years, Lempert, an expert analyst on consumer behavior, marketing trends, new products and the changing retail landscape, has identi ed and explained impending trends to consumers …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $20,001-$30,000
    Traveling From:
    CA
  • Greg Lindsay

    Expert on Globalization, Urbanization & Innovation

    Greg Lindsay is literally a man on the street, reporting from the intersection of global trends and local wisdom. Widely cited as an expert on the future of travel, technology, and transportation, on the design and resiliency of cities, and on how to create more …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $10,001-$15,000
    Traveling From:
    NY
  • Mitch Lowe

    Top Business Speaker and Entertainment Speaker, CEO of MoviePass, and Co-Founding Executive of Netflix

    Mitch Lowe invested in and became CEO of MoviePass, Inc. in June 2016. MoviePass is a Movie Theater subscription service and is headquartered in New York City. Mitch was a founding Executive at Netflix, Inc., serving as Netflix’s Entertainment Domain Expert and as Vice President …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $20,001-$30,000
    Traveling From:
    CA
  • Josh Luke

    The Voice of American Healthcare, Award Winning Healthcare Futurist Hospital CEO, USC Faculty & Champion for Alzheimer's Disease CSO/Sr. Health Policy Analyst for Nelson Hardiman

    Since the passing of the Affordable Care Act, there have been multiple programs launched that incentivize health systems to coordinate care, the newest being MSPB, Better. Smarter. Healthier., and CCJR. Dr. Josh Luke’s expertise is in developing population management strategies that create new revenue streams …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $7,501-$10,000
    Traveling From:
    CA
  • Jeffrey Ma

    ESPN Predictive Analytics Expert & Kingpin of the Famous MIT Blackjack Team

    When it comes to beating the house - whether you're amassing poker chips or market share - Jeffrey Ma is living proof that data-driven decisions and smart risk-taking trump luck every time. A member of the renowned MIT blackjack team and the founder of four …Read More

    Fee Range:
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    Traveling From:
    NA
  • Chuck Martin

    Futurist, Bestselling Author, Emerging Digital Tech and IoT Expert

    Chuck Martin is a New York Times Business Bestselling author, futurist and has been a leader in emerging digital technologies for more than two decades. He is considered one of the foremost Internet of Things (IoT) thinkers and his new book, “Digital Disruption 3.0” (The …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $15,001-$20,000
    Traveling From:
    MA
  • Hamish McRae

    Leading European Futurist

    Hamish McRae is one of Europe's leading futurists and a London based economic journalist. He is the author of the acclaimed work on the future The World in 2020: Power, Culture and Prosperity first published in 1994 and translated into more than a dozen languages, …Read More

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    Traveling From:
    LON
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