Jack Uldrich

Jack Uldrich is a renowned global futurist and the author of 11 books, including the award-winning bestsellers The Next Big Thing Is Really Small: How Nanotechnology Will Change the Future of Your BusinessJump the Curve: 50 Strategies to Help Your Company Stay Ahead of Emerging Technology; and Higher Unlearning: 39 Post-Requisite Lessons for Achieving a Successful Future. His most recent book is Foresight 20/20: A Futurist Explores the Trends Transforming Tomorrow.

Uldrich is the founder and “chief unlearning officer” of The School of Unlearning, an international leadership, change management, and technology consultancy dedicated to helping businesses, governments, and nonprofit organizations prepare for and profit from periods of profound transformation. Clients include Fortune 100 companies, venture capital firms, and state and regional governments. He is also a regular contributor on emerging technologies and future trends for a number of publications, including The Wall Street JournalLeader to LeaderThe Futurist,BusinessweekThe ScientistCityBusinessThe Futures Research Quarterly, and TechStation Central.

Uldrich is a frequent speaker on the technology, change management, and leadership lecture circuits, and has addressed numerous businesses, trade associations, and investment groups around the world, including IBM, Cisco, USAA, General Electric, Wipro, Verizon, General Mills, Pfizer, and the US Chamber of Commerce. He is also a regular guest on CNBC, MSNBC, and CNN.

A former naval intelligence officer and Defense Department official, Jack Uldrich served as the director of the Minnesota Office of Strategic and Long Range Planning under Governor Jesse Ventura.

CURRENT PRESENTATIONS:

How the Internet of Things Will Open Up a Future of Opportunity
Jump the Curve: 50 Essential Strategies to Help Companies Deal with Emerging Technologies
The Exponential Executive
The Future Requires Unlearning
Unlearning Applications for the Agriculture, Education, Energy, Financial, Healthcare, Insurance, Technology, Retail & Other Industries
The Unlearning Curve