Keynote Speakers

Jim Carroll

Jim Carroll

When the BBC booked Jim Carroll for a keynote presentation focusing on future trends and the need for change, they found his message to be so powerful that they rebooked him for another session that followed in just a matter of months.

That’s because Jim delivers his programs with his signature humor, high-level energy, deep insight and challenging observations. He bases them on extensive research and customization. Jim Carroll lives five years in the future. As a leading international futurist, trends and innovation expert, he dedicates his time to helping people and organizations understand how they can aggressively adopt tomorrow, today.

Jim wakes people up to the trends that will affect them, and challenges them to cope with a world that continues to witness constant, relentless, dramatic change. He is recognized for his critical thinking and business-oriented view of issues relating to social, consumer and workplace trends, demographic and lifestyle issues, emerging technologies, as well as economic and business trends.

A prolific author, his works sell in the U.S., Germany, India and Canada, with sales exceeding a half-million copies. As a columnist, he wrote over 600 articles for a wide variety of national and international publications. As a media commentator, he provided his insight in over 3,000 interviews on radio, television and in print. He is an award winning columnist, is "One of 50 International Names to Know" according to the Online Journalism Review, and received the Lifetime Achievement Award from a major national news media organization.

As a frequent keynote speaker with some 1,000 high profile presentations to his credit over the last 10 years, he provides presentations that deliver relevant, unique insight. His client list includes some of the world's largest organizations and associations, such as the BBC, the US Department of Defense, the American Federation of Teachers, Microsoft, American Express, the American Payroll Association, VISA, the Health Care Industry Distributors Association, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, KPMG, Monsanto, Deloitte, the North American Newsprint Producers Association, Nortel Networks, the American Academy of Ophthalmologists, the World Congress of Association Executives, Towers Perrin, and many more.