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Greg Verdino
Works at Create New Futures
Attended Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT)
Lives in Commack, NY
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Summer is (unofficially) here. My thoughts - and three simple tips - on taking time off, away from technology.
For many people here in the U.S., Memorial Day Weekend marks the unofficial start to summer. And even in an always-on world, summer often gives us a bit of a breather -- a chance to slow down, an o...
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A framework for creating and nurturing a proper always-on innovation capability that delivers on business objectives. Hint: getting all your creative thinkers to show up for a brainstorm isn't enough. Learn more...
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Hey Google+. Here's a PDF e-book version of my 6P Innovation Capability blog post. This one contains new content not included in the post, plus a super swanky b&w photo of me on the last page. Check it out. Favorite it. Download it. Share it. You know the drill...
If innovation is so important for business growth, why do so many companies get it wrong? The 6P Model for Making Innovation a Core Capability provides an overv
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I had the pleasure of hearing American Express CEO Ken Chenault give a casual talk during a small group luncheon yesterday. Here are my takeaways.
For at least a few years, American Express has been leading its category in marketing innovation. OPEN Forum turned the card you carry into a robust social system membership. Members Project was socia...
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Great Forbes mag piece from John Hagel - looks at the shift to "postdigital business" , and why leveraging social, mobile, cloud and rigorous analytics to empower employees to perform better is the key to success in the near future.
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123 people
Have him in circles
812 people
Beau Kahler's profile photo
Matt McDonald's profile photo
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Roger Cauvin's profile photo
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fahad zafar's profile photo
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Lynnus Suppergennius's profile photo
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Occupation
Futurist
Skills
Innovation, Business Transformation, Strategy, Marketing, Foresight, Scenario Planning
Employment
  • Create New Futures
    Founder, 2011 - present
    A futures-oriented strategy and innovation consultancy offering advisory, workshops, retreats, coaching and keynote speaking to help business leaders and their teams embrace change, create new opportunities out of technology and social trends, and formulate bold strategies for transformational growth. Key focus areas include: digital transformation, innovation, future of work, future of media, future of marketing, and executive-level change leadership.
  • Dachis Group
    EVP, Strategy, 2011
  • Powered Inc. (acquired by Dachis Group)
    VP, Strategy, 2010 - 2011
  • crayon (acquired by Powered)
    Chief Strategy Officer
  • Digitas
    Head of Emerging Channels
  • ROO.tv (now Kit Digital)
    SVP, Sales & Marketing
  • Globix Corporation
    Head of Sales
  • Globix Corporate
    Director, Streaming Media
  • Akamai Technologies
    Director, Streaming Channel Sales
  • Network24 (acquired by Akamai)
    Director, Partnerships
  • Arbitron
    VP, Arbitron New Media
  • Blau Marketing Technologies
    VP, Media & Interactive Marketing
  • Wunderman
    Media Supervisor
  • Saatchi & Saatchi
    Media Planner
  • Geer DuBois Advertising
    Media Planner
Places
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Currently
Commack, NY
Previously
Huntington, NY - Farmingdale, NY - Stamford CT - Darien CT - New York NY - Brooklyn NY - Middletown CT
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Tagline
Business Futurist. Strategic Advisor. Keynote Speaker.
Introduction
Greg Verdino helps business leaders create new futures™. Through his work as a futurist, strategy advisor, and digital transformation consultant, he helps top executives and successful entrepreneurs build thriving 21st century organizations. He is known for his uncanny ability to forecast trends, spot the difference between fads and the future, and apply his knowledge of the rapidly evolving marketplace to solve pressing client challenges today.
Bragging rights
Wrote a book. Lived to tell the tale. Started a company. Still telling the tale.
Education
  • Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT)
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