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Dr. James Canton
Works at CEO & Chairman, Institute for Global Futures
Attended Union University
Lives in San Francisco, CA
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New Video about My Book Future Smart helps you manage the game changing trends that are coming fast to our world. 
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Are you a Game Changer of the Future? My New Book Future Smart Shows You What's Next. Enjoy. Order today at Amazon http://goo.gl/2O2RKT
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It's been too long.  I'll reach out to Andrew.  Let's catch up over a phone call.  Have the greatest.
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How ready for the future are you? My new book Future Smart will prepare you for the key trends in business, markets and society. Get ready for the future, get Future Smart. 
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Virtual humans coming sooner then I forecasted, this artist has the right stuff, he's inventing the future, uber cool
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Cool new film in the Time Travelers series, check it out. 
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New Book and Keynote Future Smart: Managing the Game-Changing Trends Coming Fast by Dr. James Canton
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Attention Game Changers of the Future. My new book Future Smart: Managing the Game-Changing Trends that will Transform Your World is available for purchase now on Amazon from DeCapo Press Order your copy today  http://goo.gl/2O2RKT
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You are all Game Changers of the Future. Thanks everyone who ordered my book got it yesterday! This was ahead of the publication date of Jan. 27. Very Cool indeed. 

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This example of flocking maybe the beginning of hive minds, emergence, flocking is the instinctive behavior to move. Interesting.
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Just finished the Future of IT for Deliotte University, what's next for cloud, payments, analytics, big data, mobile. Are you future ready?
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See my Future of Personalized Medicine and the top trends that will shape your future.
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See Slideshare for my slides, search under my name, Dr. James Canton
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Futurist, author, adviser to global organizations, CEO Institute for Global Futures www.globalfuturist.com
Skills
Forecasting, strategy formulation for global organizations, new ventures, keynote presentations, entrepreneurship, finance, sits on boards, collapses time
Employment
  • CEO & Chairman, Institute for Global Futures
    Futurist, visionary thought leader, author, adviser organizations, 1990 - present
    Forecasting trends, write books, create companies, serve on company boards, create innovation tools to better manage change and reduce risk.
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San Francisco, CA
Previously
NY City, Washington DC, San Francisco
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Global futurist, author, adviser, entrepreneur, CEO Institute for Global Futures
Introduction
CEO & Chairman, Institute for Global Futures
San Francisco, CA
www.FutureGuru.com

Global futurist, author, serial entrepreneur, adviser to Fortune 1000 and governments on forecasts, strategy, trends, leading edge innovations. Focus areas: future of medicine, technology, media, energy, climate, natural resources and security. Clients include IBM, GE, Phillips, Intel, General Foods, JP Morgan, Apple, Siemens, Johnson & Johnson and Upjohn.

Author, Future Smart; The Game-Changing Trends that will Transform your World, The Extreme Future: the Top Trends That Will Reshape the World in the Next  20 Years and Technofutures: How Leading-Edge Innovations Will Transform Business in the 21st Century

Co-Founder, Club of the Future
Founder, FutureLab

Past Positions:
Advisory Board, MIT's Media Lab EU
Chairman, Work and Health Task Force, State of California
Governor's Wellness Council, State of California
Senior Fellow, Knowledge Innovation Network, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.
Fellow, Center for Neurotechnology, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies
International Advisory Council, Economic Development Board, State of Singapore
Visionary Board Member, Motorola Labs
Futures & FutureMed Faculty, Founding Advisory Board, Singularity University, NASA Ames


Bragging rights
Best selling author, worked at Apple Computer on the original Mac team, award winner for NanoDoc and Time Travelers media showsearly forecaster in artificial intelligence,
Education
  • Union University
    PhD Social Sciences, Systems, Managment
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