Jack Uldrich

“A renowned global futurist and the best-selling author of eleven books”

A renowned global futurist and the author of eleven books, including the award-winning, bestsellers – The Next Big Thing is Really Small: How Nanotechnology Will Change the Future of Your Business; Jump the Curve: 50 Strategies to Help You 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.

Jack 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 non-profit organizations prepare for and profit from periods of profound transformation. Clients include Fortune 100 companies, venture capital firms and state and regional governments. Uldrich is also a regular contributor on emerging technologies and future trends for a number of publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Leader to Leader, The Futurist, BusinessWeek, The Scientist, CityBusiness, The Futures Research Quarterly, and TechStation Central.

Jack 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, PepsiCo, United Healthcare, Southern Company, Novo Nordisk, Verizon, General Mills, Pfizer, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. He is also a regular guest on CNBC, MSNBC and CNN.

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

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