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Jack Uldrich

    • Illustrates the exponential power of technology and demonstrates how new technology will impact specific industries
    • Helps innovators capitalize upon the ambiguity and uncertainty of the future
    • Presentations full of gadgets and real world examples bring the future into focus
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Futurist Jack Uldrich on the future of innovation.

Futurist Jack Uldrich on the future of innovation.

Futurist Jack Uldrich makes his predictions for 2022 | FOX 9 Good Day

Futurist Jack Uldrich makes his predictions for 2022 | FOX 9 Good Day

Futurist Jack Uldrich helps his audiences prepare for a world of accelerating change.

Futurist Jack Uldrich helps his audiences prepare for a world of accelerating change.

Jack Uldrich presentation at WFYI Public Media

Jack Uldrich presentation at WFYI Public Media

Jack Uldrich 100 Years

Jack Uldrich 100 Years

TEDx1000Lakes - Jack Uldrich - Unlearning Possibilities

TEDx1000Lakes - Jack Uldrich - Unlearning Possibilities

Jack Uldrich Speaker Biography

Acclaimed global futurist, speaker, and best-selling author, Jack Uldrich is frequently asked, “What will the future look like?” His response is, “Predictably unpredictable.” So how can you prepare for the unpredictable? The answer will surprise you. The key is embracing paradox: learning to unlearn, thinking about the unthinkable, recognizing failure as a key component of success, and understanding that an awareness of one’s ignorance is a key component of true wisdom.

Jack Uldrich paints vivid pictures of what the world may look like in just a few short years. He provides an in-depth exploration of how the “internet of things,” big data, social media, robotics, biotechnology, nanotechnology, artificial intelligence, renewable energy, and “collaborative consumption” will change everyday life for all of us in the very near future. He follows through with upbeat, practical, and actionable insights on future trends, emerging technologies, innovation, change management, and transformational leadership. He is an advisor to Fortune 1000 companies and has spoken to hundreds of businesses and organizations on five continents, including General Electric, General Mills, the Young Presidents Organization (YPO), Pfizer, Invitrogen, St. Jude Medical, AG Schering, Imation, Fairview Hospitals, Touchstone Energy, and more.

Widely-Respected Expertise and Best-Selling Books. Jack Uldrich is the best-selling, award-winning author of 13 books, including his latest, Business as Unusual: A Futurist’s Unorthodox, Unconventional, and Uncomfortable Guide to Doing Business and his forthcoming book is The Great Reset: The Emerging Age of Reimagination, Reconnection, and Renewal. His other well-known titles include, Foresight 2020: A Futurist Explores the Trends Transforming Tomorrow, The Next Big Thing is Really Small: How Nanotechnology Will Change the Future of Your Business, Into the Unknown: Leadership Lessons from Lewis & Clark’s Daring Westward Expedition, and Jump the Curve: 50 Essential Strategies to Help Your Company Stay Ahead of Emerging Technologies. He is also the author of Green Investing: A Guide to Making Money through Environment-Friendly StocksHigher Unlearning: 39 Post-Requisite Lessons for Achieving a Successful FutureUnlearning 101: 101 Lessons in Thinking Inside-Out the Box, among others.

Uldrich is a frequent guest on major media outlets, including CNN, CNBC, and NPR, and he is an ongoing contributor on emerging technologies and future trends for publications like the Wall Street JournalForbesWIRED, and BusinessWeek. His work has appeared in the FuturistFuture Quarterly Research, the Wall Street ReporterLeader to LeaderManagement Quarterly, and hundreds of other newspapers and publications around the country. He also regularly makes television appearances on PBS’ Frontline, the Science Channel, and the Discovery Channel.

Unlearn Your Assumptions. Jack Uldrich is the founder and “Chief Unlearning Officer” of The School of Unlearning—an international consultancy designed to assist organizations succeed tomorrow by unlearning today. He is known for his willingness to work with clients well in advance of his presentations in order to deliver highly tailored presentations that are guaranteed to help his clients not only profit today, but continue to prosper long into the future.

Thriving Today and Tomorrow: How to Think About the Trends Transforming Society

In this fast-paced, energetic keynote, global futurist and best-selling author Jack Uldrich will deliver a tailor-made presentation designed to entice people to think more broadly about the trends transforming their world. Uldrich will then provide tangible tools and techniques to help leaders leverage the transformation and turn it to their advantage.


The RE Generation: The Coming Age of Reimagination, Reconnection, and Regeneration

The “RE Generation” is a generation not defined by age but rather by ethos and action. There exists a growing cadre of individuals, business, corporations, organizations, and not-for-profits that are remaigining the world of tomorrow, reconnectioning to the things that matter most in life, and are fashioning a truly regenerative future. In this engaging, optimistic, and heart-lifting keynote presentation, global futurist and best-selling author Jack Uldrich will not only explain how the “RE Generation” is remaking the world and what this means for you and your organization, Uldrich will explain how you can (and should) become part of the RE Generation.

How to Future-Proof Your Business Against Tomorrow’s Transformational Trends, Today 

In the near future, the greatest change will be the accelerating rate of change itself. In this enlightening, entertaining and educational session, Jack shares insights from his book, Business as Unusual: How to Future-Proof Yourself Against Tomorrow’s Transformational Trends, Today. He outlines the ten trends that will transform the world of tomorrow. Jack also identifies concrete actions businesses can take today to future-proof themselves against “the tides of tomorrow.”


Business as Unusual: How to Future-Proof Your Business in Transformational Times

The world has catapulted into a future of deep change. In this engaging, provocative, and insightful keynote session acclaimed global futurist and best-selling author Jack Uldrich will show how the world of tomorrow is exponentially changing and he explains why so many of the trends that were on the horizon in the past year continue to accelerate.

History reminds us that great challenges produce great change – as well as great opportunities. To take advantage of these extraordinary opportunities, businesses must position themselves now to operate in a world where “business as unusual” is the new “usual.” This session will help leaders at every level of an organization leverage ten “unconventional” techniques to succeed in today’s–and tomorrow’s–transformational times.


A More Beautiful Future: Why it Matters and How to Create It 

In this powerful and inspirational new keynote, leading global futurist and best-selling author Jack Uldrich cleaves together today’s tectonic technological shifts with yesterday’s timeless principles to craft a clear-eyed and compelling vision of the future.

Appealing to the mind and heart, Uldrich spells out why the key to unlocking the future requires leaders and organizations to mindfully balance today’s hard trends with the ancient wisdom of the past.

The paradoxical combination of focusing like a laser on businesses’ bottom-line while simultaneously casting a broader light on the importance of embracing the interconnectedness between business, humanity, community, and the natural world will not only ensure an organization’s near-term survival, it will position it to grow and thrive across generations.

Jack’s stories, insights, and core message will awaken his audiences to new ways of seeing, hearing, feeling, and thinking, as well as empower them to work toward the creation of a more beautiful future for themselves, their families, their companies, their communities and, ultimately, the world.

The Future Requires Unlearning 

Today, we live in a world where “constant change is the only constant.” New advances in technology bring forth exciting discoveries every day. But often lost in this new reality is the fact that organizations must unlearn old, obsolete knowledge and old ways of doing business, before they can seize tomorrow’s opportunities.

In this fascinating, informative and interactive presentation, Jack — hailed by BusinessWeek as “America’s Chief Unlearning Officer”— explains why unlearning is a critical skill for your organization.

How the Internet of Things Will Open Up a Future of Opportunity

In 2020, it was estimated that 50 billion physical objects will be connected to the Internet. What does this mean for your business? In a word, everything. The “Internet of Things” is poised to radically transform customer behavior, business models and the nature of business itself. In this powerful keynote session, Jack will not only explain the Internet of Everything, he will help participants understand how they can prepare today in order to prosper tomorrow.

Title: Vuja De: A Futurist Takes a Backwards Stroll into the World of Tomorrow

The perfect keynote for any company, organization or association celebrating a major anniversary”!

Winston Churchill once said, “The farther back one can look, the farther ahead one can see.” He was right. And what better time for any organization to look into the future than when celebrating 25, 50 or 100 years of success?

Global futurist and best-selling author Jack Uldrich has the unique ability to use yesterday’s history lessons as a prism for helping his clients and his audiences understand how the world of tomorrow will be transformed. He has created dozens of customized keynote presentations for centennial celebrations as well as diamond, golden and silver anniversaries. From organizations as diverse as the Casualty Actuarial Society and Stiles Machinery to the Cleveland Community College and the International Card Manufacturers Association, Jack always leaves his audiences proud of their rich tradition and past accomplishments but poised to confidently create their new future. Find out how he can do the same for your organization or company.


Custom Presentations 

Jack is known for his willingness to work with clients in order to deliver highly tailored presentations that are guaranteed to inspire and motivate. His sessions are designed to not only help your organization profit today, but continue to prosper long into the future. Jack tailors presentations to a variety of fields, including health care, energy, education, agriculture, finance, manufacturing, retail and investing. Ask how he can create a customized presentation for your organization.

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