Jim Carroll is recognized as the world’s leading futurist, trends and innovation expert, with a
massive global blue chip client list. For more than 25 years, Jim has shared his insight with
more than 2 million people in attendance at his events.
Jim’s global client list is extensive and covers virtually every industry sector, including the
World Bank, Volvo, NASA, the PGA of America, the Walt Disney Organization, the World
Government Summit in Dubai, the Swiss Innovation Forum, the Wall Street Journal, National
Australia Bank, WorldSkills, Microsoft, Johnson & Johnson, DuPont, The GAP, the US Air Force
Research Laboratory, Godiva, SAP, Pfizer, Mercedes Benz, and hundreds more.
This client list gives him a front row seat to the high velocity change that is occurring as
disruption comes to take hold of every industry and every organization. With that insight, and
the customized research that he undertakes for every engagement, he helps to transform
growth-oriented organizations into high-velocity innovation heroes!
In 2020, Jim has been busy providing his insight from a state of the art virtual broadcast studio,
which features high end video production, multiple camera angles, multimedia special effects,
online interaction, audience polling, panel discussions and more. His investment in leading
technology has allowed him to deliver his effective online leadership insight in an interactive
broadcast style that redefines the state of the possible, with an opportunity for attention
grabbing online content, and engaging interactivity.
Jim is recognized worldwide as a “thought leader” and authority on: our post-pandemic
economy; economic recovery strategies; the future of the workplace; new business and
governance opportunities in the era of International upheaval; rapid business model change
and industry transformation; business model disruption and the acceleration of market change;
global economic trends; and the necessity for fast paced innovation. He is an authority
recognized for his deep insight into the cutting edge trends of our time including autonomous
vehicle technology, 3D printing, virtual reality, alternative energy generation and storage
technologies, the transition to electric battery vehicle technology, genomic medicine, CRISPR
and healthcare virtualization, advanced robotics and artificial intelligence, blockchain and
virtual cash, machine learning and robotics, crowd-thinking and next generation R&D.
Jim’s insight has been covered in the UK Telegraph, Dubai’s Capital Magazine, South Africa’s
The Star, and AP News, among hundreds more. BusinessWeek named Jim Carroll as one of
four leading sources for insight on innovation and creativity. He was also a featured expert on
the prime time CNBC series, The Business of Innovation.
Jim Carroll is an author, with numerous books including Think Big, Start Small, Scale Fast;
Surviving the Information Age; The Future Belongs To Those Who Are Fast; Ready, Set, Done;
and What I Learned From Frogs in Texas: Saving Your Skin with Forward Thinking Innovation.