For close to 25 years, Jim has been
motivating and inspiring audiences worldwide.
Some of his most recent events are covered below. This is but a sample of his work! Topics covered include keynotes on the future of self driving cars & trucks, agriculture & farming, banking and financial servics, food & retail, architecture and construction, and smart homes and the Internet of Things.
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The Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association: The Future of Recreation
Jim delivered a dinner keynote for dozens of CEOs of some of the world’s largest sporting goods companies,
Caterpillar: Moving Upscale – Partnership Strategies and Avoiding Commoditzation
Jim addressed their global dealers meeting to provide insight into the unique and innovative ways that they could
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC): The Future of Media
The BBC had Jim in for two keynotes focused on the future of broadcasting and
Swiss Innovation Forum, Zurich, Switzerland: Global Innovation Strategies
Jim was the closing speaker for this prestigious international event. He encouraged the audience of 600 CEO’s
The US Army Corps of Engineers: Creativity and Innovation
The US Army Corps had Jim kickoff an annual conference, specifically focusing on how to instill a culture of
The World Congress on Quality, Orlando, Florida – The Future of Risk
Jim provided an opening keynote to an audience of 3,000, opening with the observation that “the high velocity economy
Parker Hannifin: Innovation and High Performance Sales teams
With $10 billion in sales to the industrial, aerospace and other markets, Parker Hannifin are a global leader in
The US Government Finance Officers Association: Transformation and Innovation in the Private Sector.
GFOA invited Jim to address 3,000 members at their annual conference, with a focus on how to rethink the delivery
Nestle: Innovation and the Future of Retail
Nestle engaged Jim to provide a concise, detailed overview of the key retail and packaging trends impacting the
Illinois Governor Tourism Congress: Key Tourism Innovation Strategies
What do innovative organizations in the tourism sector need to do to provide for growth in challenging
The American Federation of Teachers: The Future of Activism!
The American Federation of Teachers had Jim do a session examining the future of labour unions, as well as
Towers Perrin: The Future of Risk
Jim spoke on the unique challenges that the insurance industry would face in the future, with cascading market
Unique Topics, Global Events, Deep Insight, Disruptive Thinking : This is What a Futurist Does!November 21, 2019, BY JimCarroll
I'm touring over in Portugal after an opening keynote last week for an event in Morocco for the International Finance Corporation / World...
Daily Inspiration: “No one knows what Spacely Sprockets actually makes….”November 21, 2019, BY JimCarroll
“No one knows what Spacely Sprockets actually makes, but you can be certain that it is some sort of A.I.-based hyperconnected upgradeable software...
Daily Inspiration: “There is no problem that we will solve by pretending that it doesn’t exist!”November 20, 2019, BY JimCarroll
“There is no problem that we will solve by pretending that it doesn’t exist!” -Futurist Jim Carroll People love to avoid the obvious,...