Jim helps to transform growth-oriented organizations into high-velocity innovation heroes. He’s widely acknowledged as as one of the world’s leading global futurists, trends and innovation experts.
He is recognized worldwide as a “thought leader” and authority on: global trends; rapid business model change; business transformation in a period of economic uncertainty; and the necessity for fast paced innovation.
He has a track record of inspiring organizations to reframe the opportunity for innovation in the context of significant, transformative change. When the Walt Disney Corporation needed to inspire senior staff on the topics of innovation and creativity, they brought in Jim. The US National Recreation and Parks Association had Jim open a conference for 4,000 recreation professionals to inspire them to reframe the context of recreation in the 21st century. The Swiss Innovation Forum featured Jim as their closing keynote speaker, delivering a message of the hope and opportunity that can come from being relentlessly focused on innovation.
Even NASA has had Jim in to address a group that included several astronauts, directors of launch operations, flight engineers and program managers, on the concept of “transformational leadership.”