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Eric Garland, Technology Speaker

Eric Garland

    • Futurist
    • Economic Trends Expert
    • Founder and Director of Competitive Futures
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Fee Range

$10,000 - $15,000

Travels From

Missouri

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Disruption by Design

Disruption by Design

For nearly two decades, Eric Garland has been trusted for his unique insight and analysis on economic trends, geopolitics, and society. He personally consults executives on market growth strategy, leads transformative educational sessions for organizations, and specializes in keynotes that spark conversations.

Mr. Garland is the founder and Director of Competitive Futures, a competitive analysis firm that provides insight and expert guidance to corporate clients and government agencies. A brief list of not able clients includes Energizer, Coca-Cola, Siemens, the country of France, the City of Charlotte, the state of South Dakota, and the Principality of Monaco, to name a select few.

His latest book is Observations from Upper Mexico is a set of fifty essays containing Eric's brand of irreverent, but accurate, analysis of emerging trends in American life. Other books include, Future Inc: How Businesses Can Anticipate and Profit from What's NEXT, published in English, Chinese, Korean, Indonesian and Persian, and How to Predict the Future... and WIN!!!

In addition to public speaking, and guest broadcast appearances on BBC, AJAM, The History Channel, and RT, Mr. Garland's work as a writer has gone viral several times, and has been featured in the Wall Street JournalThe Atlantic, and Business Insider, among others.

Eric is also linguist, fluent in a number of languages. His not-so-secret lifelong passion is performing and recording as a professional bassist.

The Chaos Advantage: How Great Leaders Win in Uncertain Times

This keynote combines historical examples and current trends to show how the greatest leaders have actually used chaotic trend to thrive in the past - and how today’s leaders can find the same opportunities in the near future. Prohibition, world wars, and the end of communism actually led to some of the greatest triumphs in the history of leadership, and today’s future trends are no less full of potential for your organization’s success. 

The Transition Economy (customized)

The Future of Branding

The Future of Customer Relationships

FutureTech

The Future of ________ (your industry)

The Next Narrative: Branding in a Fast-Changing World

All brands connect with customers through myth and image. If you want your brand to connect with tomorrow’s customers, it needs to use tomorrow’s, not yesterday’s myths. The future of your brand will be in linking to a new narrative in a changing social and economic order - It will not be one size fits all – so get thinking.

The Power Struggle: How Shifts in Energy Will Change Your Business

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