For the past twenty-five years, Dr. James Canton has been insightfully forecasting the impact of future trends and innovations on business, customers and society.
Dr. Canton is Chairman and CEO of the Institute for Global Futures, an internationally-recognized San Francisco-based think tank he founded in 1990, to help clients better anticipate the future. He advises Fortune 1000 corporations, governments worldwide, and is on the advisory board of MIT's Media Lab.
Dr. Canton has served as a commentator on CNN's Financial News, where his insightful coverage has earned him the nickname "the Digital Guru." Media coverage about his innovative vision of the future has appeared in Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Report, The New York Times, U.S News and World Report, in addition to multiple CEO, CIO and CFO magazines.
Dr. Canton is the Editor-in-Chief of the Global Futures Report, which advises leaders about emerging innovations and trends. He is also the author of "Technofutures", a book acclaimed as a blueprint for how innovation will shape the future of business in the 21st century.
Dr. Canton has spoken to thousands of organizations on all continents. He is noted for his unique and entertaining ability to blend fascinating forecasts of trends and breakthroughs that will shape the future.