GLEN HIEMSTRA

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$15,001 to $25,000
 
TRAVELS FROM: Washington

VIDEOS:

SPEECH TITLES AND/OR TOPICS   Click Here for Detailed Description

  • Beyond 2020: The Shape of Things to Come
  • Lessons from the Future - Navigating the New Economic Era
  • The Future of Media and Communication in a Data Flow Culture
  • 21st Century Healthcare
  • Creating Preferred Futures
  • The Future of Transportation
  • Demographic Tidal Shifts and What they Mean for Your Enterprise
  • Our Economic Future in a Global Age

Categories

Finance | Future | Technology | Internet of Things (IofT)

Biography

Glen Hiemstra is the founder and owner of Futurist.com. Mr. Hiemstra is dedicated to disseminating information about the future to assist individuals, organizations, and industries in effective strategic planning. An internationally respected expert on future trends, long-range planning and creating the preferred future, Glen has advised professional, business, and governmental organizations for two decades and has served as a technical advisor for futuristic television programs.

A writer as well as a speaker and consultant, Mr. Hiemstra is the author of Turning the Future into Revenue: What Businesses and Individuals Need to Know to Shape Their Future (Wiley & Sons 2006). Previously he coauthored Strategic Leadership: Achieving Your Preferred Future.

Mr. Hiemstra has worked with many leading companies, government agencies and organizations across a wide variety of domains. These include Microsoft, The Home Depot, Boeing, Adobe, Ernst & Young, PaineWebber, ShareBuilder, Ambrosetti (Italy), Club of Amsterdam, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Pacific Ocean Division, Northern Telecom, REI, Weyerhaeuser, Hewlett Packard, Novo Nordisk, U.S./Mexico JWC, APAX Partners, Costa Rica Hotel Association, Atlanta 2060, Tulsa 2025, Idaho Transportation 2030, Michigan DOT 2030, Federal Highway Administration Advanced Research, Eddie Bauer, Procter & Gamble, ACE Hardware, IHOP, John Deere, Weitz Construction, Lexis Nexus, Land O Lakes, GHD Engineering (Australia), SONAE (Portugal), and others.

As a recognized expert in preferred future planning, Glen is a popular keynote speaker who can zero in on emerging trends in economics, demographics, energy, the environment, Internet and communications, science, technology, housing, and transportation. Glen goes beyond simple trend analysis to discuss the opportunities that we all have to shape the preferred future. In his consulting, Glen utilizes tools such as environmental scanning, scenario development, whole systems perspectives, paradigm shifts, and analysis of organizational culture for managing change to assist enterprises to achieve high performance.

A skilled communicator, Glen Hiemstra also offers a variety of informational resources for those interested in exploring the future. Each month visitors from 120 nations come to Futurist.com and Glen s blog for provocative snapshots of emerging ideas, trends, and technologies. Futurist.com produces short videos for the web on a variety of future topics.

As a media technical advisor Glen Hiemstra has worked on several television productions, including with Steven Bochco Productions (creator of “Hill Street Blues” and “NYPD Blue”), among others. He is often cited in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, US News & World Report, The Futurist, USA Today, Business Week, the Economist, and the Los Angeles Times.

In a first career, Glen was an award winning educator; more recently he served as a Visiting Scholar at the Human Interface Technology Lab at the University of Washington, which worked on virtual and augmented reality technology.

Glen Hiemstra was educated at Whitworth College, the University of Oregon, and the University of Washington. He lives in Seattle, Washington with his wife.

BOOKS    Search For A Book

  • Turning the Future into Revenue: What Businesses and Individuals Need to Know to Shape Their Futures
  • Strategic Leadership: Achieving Your Preferred Future (3rd Edition, available on CD)

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