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Jim has appeared on stages worldwide, for groups of 50 people up to 7,000 in Las Vegas. Here’s a look at just a few of the stages on which he has delivered his insight!
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Walt Disney Corporation, Hollywood, CA – Innovation in the World of Upside Down Trends
Considered as one of the most innovative organizations in the world, Disney invited Jim to address a senior
US Air Force & Navy Child Youth Programs, Dallas: Aligning To The Future of Counselling & Recreation
Michelle Obama believed that a big challenge existed with military families, and specifically, that not enough was
World Health Care Innovation and Technology Congress, Washington, DC – The Future of Health Care
Held in Washington, DC, it’s one of the world’s most prestigious health care events.Jim spoke about the
Yum! Brands (KFC, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut), Las Vegas, Nevada: Global Franchise Meeting
Held in Las Vegas, Jim’s keynote focused on innovation and growth strategies in a challenging global economy,
National Australia Bank, Sydney, Australia: Innovation Strategies for Financial Advisors & Financial Organizations
A keynote that looked at the key trends and opportunities in the areas of personal financial planning, investment,
Toshiba, Sydney Australia: Mobile Technology and Business Disruption
This keynote for 500+ senior executives in Sydney, Australia, looked at innovation trends in the global economy,
Fidelity Bank (Cayman): Competing in the Global Economy
Jim opened a conference of leading financial, banking and investment professionals, at an event attended by the
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 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
Keynote: DTN Agriculture, Chicago, IL : Agriculture 2045: Weed Zapping Robots & Intelligent Plants?
DTN provides market and science related information to farmers throughout the Us, and invited me in for a keynote on
Keynote: Baker Tilly, Chicago, IL – The Future of Manufacturing
What are if you are a fast growing public CPA accounting firm with a group focused on manufacturing, and you want to
Keynote: IRU World Congress, Muscat, Oman : The Acceleration of Trends and Transportation into 2025
What's the future of highways and infrastructure in the era of electric self-driving vehicles? It's hard not to
Keynote: IronBow Technologies, New Orleans, Louisiana : Discovering Opportunity in Disruption
IronBow is an IT solutions company, with a core focus on companies in the government sector. They were having a small
Keynote: American Residential Services, Las Vegas, NV : The Connected Home Opportunity
It's the RotoRooter folks! They had a meeting of all of their franchise contractor representatives from across the
Keynote: Tag & Label Manufacturing Association, Amelia Island, FL : Manufacturing Trends – Challenges and Opportunities
If you are an industry that makes the tags and labels used by consumer product companies, you'd better have good
Keynote: Chemours, Philadelphia, PA – The Plunkett Awards Dinner for Innovation
I love doing corporate dinner award 'shows' - I think it is a critical way of encouraging and supporting innovation -
Keynote: Canadian Finance & Leasing Association, Montreal, Canada : Leasing in the Era of Shared Mobility
Self-driving cars, blockchain, Bitcoin, the sharing economy, disruptive change in leasing business models .... if the
Keynote: Columbus McKinnon, Las Vegas, Nevada : The Impact of Blockchain and IoT in Manufacturing
What happens when products become intelligent, hyperconnected, aware, responsive and proactive? That was one of two
Keynote: Rocky Mountain Electrical League, San Antonio, Texas : The Future IS Connected Energy
What's the future of energy generation, the grid, power lines? Fast! This was their 100th annual get together - quite
Keynote: Anthem Health, Long Beach, CA – Disruption and The Future of Health and Wellness
How should a health insurer respond to the massive transformations occurring in the world of healthcare? By getting
Keynote: New York Health Plans Association, Albany, NY – The Future of Health and Wellness Benefit Plans
A room full of healthcare care insurers, looking for insight into what comes next in the healthcare sector from a
Keynote: Mississippi Economic Development Council, Biloxi, MI – Where’s the Growth? Economic Development in Our Faster Future!
Over the years, I've done a lot of talks for groups of economic developers on the overall theme, "Where's the growth?"
Keynote: Deloitte, Toronto, Canada – Leadership in the Era of Disruption, Transformation & Acceleration
This global consulting firm brought together 200 executives of one fo their top banking clients, for an intense
Keynote: Greater Lansing HealthCare, Lansing, Michigan: The Hospital of 2025
If you are going to invest $750 million in building a state of the art hospital for your community, how do you know
Keynote: Eversheds Sutherland, New York – The Future of the Legal Profession
When the future is happening fast - so are new legal risks. So much so, that became one of my 19 Trends for 2019 - key
Keynote: Trapeze Group, Nashville, TN : Urban Transit in the Era of Self-Driving Electric Vehicles
Self-driving busses and the electrification of urban transit. The emergence of seemingly crazy ideas like the
Keynote: National Fire Protection Association, Las Vegas, NV : Managing Accelerating Risk
The organization, representing the part of the fire industry most involved with safety and other standards, needed a
Keynote: Hitachi Ventara, Phoenix, AZ – Yottabits and Planck Constants: Disruptive, Accelerating Technology
I do LOTS of client events for tech companies - in fact, I've been speaking at these events since 1994, when none other
Keynote: Ontario Dental Association, Toronto – The Future of Dentistry
You might think the world of dental care does not change much, or slowly, or not at all – but it does. The
Keynote: Admiral Beverage, Albuquerque – The Future of Consumer= Behaviour
What do you do when you have a room full of Pepsi and Coors distributors, and are asked to challenge them on the
Keynote: CCI Wireless, Calgary, Alberta : Economic Development and 21st Century Infrastructure
Rural communities need broadband access, and this organization is working to provide it throughout this Canadian
Keynote: Partners in Building, Houston, Texas – The Future of Residential Construction – AI, Robotics and Disruption
This company is one fo the most successful, established luxury home builders in the Texas, Oklahoma and Tennessee
Keynote: American Fidelity, Dallas, Texas – Disruptive Trends in Financial Services
A company in the group benefits, insurance, banking and other financial services – with a corporate leadership
Keynote: Macola Software, Chicago, Illinois : The Disruption and Reinvention of Manufacturing
They are a company in the ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning software) space in the manufacturing, consumer products and
Keynote: Town of Blue Mountains Chamber of Commerce, Ontario : Growth Opportunities in the Next Economy
Last but not least – this one was a huge amount of fun – it’s the community where my ski chalet is located, 2
Keynote: National Mining Association, Scottsdale, Arizona : Autonomy, Robotics, AI & More – Disruption Underground
Well, this was fun! A keynote for CEO’s and senior executives of many American and global mining on the future
Keynote: Nutrien, Vail, CO : Robotics, 24 Hour Farming & Drone Seeding – The Future of Agriculture
When you are one of the world's leading agriculture fertilizer companies and need good insight for an offsite
Keynote: Association of Manufacturing Technology annual conference, Miami, Florida – Machining and Manufacturing in the Era of Disruption
Can you say ‘irony?’ That’s the case when I did a talk on the future of manufacturing, at the Trump Doral
Keynote: National Rural Electrical Cooperative (NRECA), Nashville, Tennessee – The Future of Energy
The future belongs to the fast – particularly in the world of the fast moving energy industry!There’s a
Keynote: Gemalto, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida – Avoidable Negligence and the Future of IT Security
Security, security, security! Gemalto is one of the global leaders in providing complex solutions to the complex
Keynote: World Government Summit, Dubai, UAE – The Transformative Trends of the 21st Century
I was invited to speak at this massive global conference, with 3,400 attendees from 60+ countries worldwide.
Keynote: Ontario Road Builders Association, Toronto, Canada – Transportation Trends & Intelligent Highway Infrastructure
This event had a similar theme to the one above – with a more specific look at what is happening with the future of
Keynote: Magellan Health – Healthcare Care in the Era of Personalized, Connected, Predictive Medicine
This organization provides health care services to a vast range of health insurers – organizations such as Blue Cross
Keynote: Independent Insurance Agents, Austin, Texas – The Disruption and Disintermediation of the Insurance Industry
It”s not just farmers who are faced with disruptive trends – everyone else is, particularly in the world of
Keynote: Purina, San Antonio, Texas – The Future of Agricultural Co-ops
I do a LOT of talks in agriculture; so much so, that some folks have asked me how long I’ve been a farmer!
Keynote: Future of the global economy, Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce, Oklahoma, OK
Over 700 local executives from throughout the city attended the event that I headlined, with a keynote that took a look
Keynote: Mercedes Benz, Detroit, Michigan – Disruption: Self-Driving Cars, Electric Vehicles and the Sharing Economy
Obviously, this is a HOT topic, and being invited in by one of the pre-eminent automative companies in the world to
Keynote: Baker McKenzie client conferences, Dallas and Chicago – The Acceleration of Risk in the Era of Disruption
It’s pretty cool when the top-ranked global legal firm — operating in 38 countries with 13,000+ legal staff —
Keynote: NAMA Coffee, Tea & Water Association Conference – Future of food and consumer behaviour, Dallas, Texas
The National Automatic Merchandising Association CEO saw me at an event, and told me she immediately determined that I
Keynote: Nikon, Tokyo, Japan – 100th Anniversary Celebration Gala Dinner
This was certainly a treat – they invited me in to headline a dinner with my observations on the future!I opened
Keynote: , International Asset Management Council, Richmond, Virginia – Economic development trends and the future of manufacturing
The International Asset Management Council is an organization relentlessly focused on economic trends, and
Daily Inspiration: “You’ll never get to the future if you never attempt the future!”June 6, 2023, BY JimCarroll
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Article in Dubai Oil and Gas News: “The Era of Connected, Intelligent Energy is Here”June 5, 2023, BY JimCarroll
I just had an article published in Oil and Gas News - the largest and most widely read publication on the energy industry in the Middle East....
Daily Inspiration: “In the future, everything is hyper-connected. Will you be?”June 5, 2023, BY JimCarroll
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