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Jim Carroll

Futurist, Trends & Innovation Expert

Jim Carroll is the world’s leading global futurist, trends and innovation expert, with a massive global blue chip client list.

He has a 20-year track record in providing direct, independent guidance to a huge, diverse global client base, combined with a previous professional financial background, including 12 years with the world’s largest professional services firm.

Jim provides high energy keynotes for audiences of 5,000, or intimate, detailed customised strategic planning sessions for CEO / board / senior management meetings. He has researched key innovation success factors for dozens of associations, professions, companies, individuals, and industries including life sciences, healthcare, insurance, automotive, manufacturing, agriculture, technology, education, government, consumer products, retail, banking and countless others.

Jim Carroll’s insight has been recently covered in the UK Telegraph, Dubai’s Capital Magazine and South Africa’s The Star newspaper. BusinessWeek named Jim as one of four leading sources for insight on innovation and creativity; he was a featured expert on the prime time CNBC series, The Business of Innovation, hosted by Maria Bartiromo. Credit Suisse profiled Jim in their global customer publication Bulletin, noting that he provides “unique insight on growth.”

Jim has written or been featured in more than 600 articles as well as authoring dozens of books including Ready, Set, Done: How to Innovate When Faster is the New Fast and What I Learned From Frogs in Texas: Saving Your Skin with Forward Thinking Innovation. He has participated in over 3,000 interviews on radio, television and in print, including media exposure and interviews with ABC News, BusinessWeek, INC, Fast Company, CNBC, Texas Meetings and Events, The South China Morning Post (Hong Kong), American Way, The Age (Sydney, Australia), CAPITAL magazine (Dubai/United Arab Emirates) CEO Magazine Hungary, Association LEADERSHIP, The National Post and PROFIT, to name but a few.

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Topics

Innovating in The Era of Accelerated Uncertainty: How to Adapt to the New World of Volatility

In this keynote, Jim offers his insight into how to innovate in perilous times. History has taught us, over and over again, that those who are aggressive with innovation, and who align themselves to future trends in times of uncertainty, are those who win in the long run. His keynote is loaded with powerful guidance, research and key lessons from the breakthrough performers of the past. Insight from those who have managed to accomplish great things because of a decision to focus on innovation right in the middle of an economic challenge or an era of uncertainty, rather than waiting for future clarity.

The Jetsons Have Arrived 50 Years Early: What Are YOU Going to Do About It?

Take a voyage with Futurist Jim Carroll into the world of tomorrow, today, as he outlines the key trends, technologies, ideas and initiatives that are transforming our world around us at hypersonic speed. A world in which the medical tri-corder of the 23rd century is available today, the idea of Rosie the Robot is no longer a figment of our imagination but an emerging reality, and the flying car of the future will quickly morph into reality from today’s fast moving drone industry.

Driving the Future – Linking the Acceleration of Golf to The Speed of Business

In this fascinating presentation, Jim Carroll takes you on a fast paced cart-ride of a voyage into the new realities of business, by carefully linking the accelerated trends impacting the traditionally slow game of golf to the new world of business. One that is driven by the acceleration of business cycles, chipped away by the constant arrival of new technologies and competitors, and carefully stroked to success through perfectly aimed strategies. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear this fascinating presentation, carefully customized for those attending your corporate leadership meeting.

What Do World Class Innovators Do That Others Don’t Do?

In this keynote, Jim Carroll will provide you with unique insight into what these world-class organisations and high-caliber leaders are doing, to position themselves for a future in which the velocity of change is the new normal, acceleration is the reality, agility is the core, and adaptation is the necessity!

The Masters in Business Imagination: Motivational Guidance for the Era of Fast

Fire up your enthusiasm, energy and innovation spirt with a unique motivational keynote by futurist Jim Carroll, as he inspires your team to align themselves to the only degree they will need for the future – The Masters in Business Imagination!

The Lessons of Powerful Optimism: Rethinking the Future Right Now!

In this keynote, Jim takes you on a voyage to the future, and promises to leave you with a boundless sense of optimism and passion for what comes next!

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An outstanding presentation for an industry and association that falls on its traditions so often. We learned that our tradition should not be something that holds us back, but rather the launching pad for innovation for the future. Thanks Jim for your thought provoking presentation!

PGA of America Annual General Meeting

On behalf of the entire Innovative Technology Partnerships Office, thank you for your engaging and thought-provoking presentation at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. From the feedback we have received, the event was a great success. Thank you for sharing your insight and expertise with us!

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

We were extremely pleased with Jim’s presentation... the content was bang-on and would hopefully prompt people to think about the rapidity of change going on in our world!. Jim’s storytelling approach really helps to get his points across! He did a great job!

Walt Disney Company

We thought Jim was amazing - just the positive message we wanted to leave folks with.

T.Rowe Price

Publications

Ready, Set, Done: How to Innovate When Faster is the New Fast

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What I Learned From Frogs in Texas

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The Future Belongs to Those Who are Fast: The Best of the Insight by Jim Carroll

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Fees & Details

Fees From*

  • UK:

    £15k to £30k

  • Europe:

    £15k to £30k

  • US:

    £15k to £30k

  • Africa/Asia/ME:

    £15k to £30k

Travels From

  • United States

Languages

English

* This Speaker's fee falls within the ranges shown above. Ranges are presented as a guideline only. Speaker fees are subject to change without notice. For an exact quote, please contact us.

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