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You have a critical leadership issue that needs to be addressed at your event. You are in good hands to trust your event to Jim Carroll – he recognized worldwide as one of the foremost experts in the topics of innovation, business transformation, leadership, future trends and disruption. Jim’s reputation is battle hardened through time-tested experience, and he is known for his highly customized, relevant and content-rich keynotes, workshops and leadership meetings.
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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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Keynote: McKay CEO Forum, Vancouver, Canada – Disruption and innovation
Imagine a room full of 300 CEO’s and senior executives, and you get the McKay CEO Forum, one of the pre-eminent
Keynote: CPAmerica, Washington, DC : Professional Skills and the Future of Advisory Services
An accounting and professional services firm! My keynote took a look at the disruptive trends which are and will
Keynote: SOMOS, Chicago, Illinois: Future of customer interaction
This is a new group — 3 years old — that represents the 1-800 toll free service industry, and the invited me
Keynote: Canadian Manufacturing and Technology Show, Toronto, Canada – End of Runway Manufacturing, 3D Printing and the End of Inventory
This is the biggest manufacturing conference in Canada, organized by SME (previously, the Society of Manufacturing
Keynote: Quintiq World Tour 2017, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Managing Complexity in the Era of Acceleration
This is a company that builds a software platform that helps companies to manage complex supply chains and
Keynote: Retail and consumer behaviour, XCelerate 2017, Las Vegas
This event draws the CIO’s and strategy executives for a vast number of the largest grocery and consumer product
Keynote: Global Economic Growth Trends, Nevada Economic Development Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada
Sadly, one week before the horrific Las Vegas shootings, I spoke at the University of Nevada Las Vegas for
Keynote: Future of energy – renewables, batteries and more, SAP Utilities conference, California
You have to love it when a client invites you back – and in this case, SAP was bringing me back in for about the
Keynote: Fin-tech and disruption, Finastra annual user group meeting, Orlando, Florida
This company is a software vendor to the community bank and credit union industry – and naturally, that’s what
Keynote: Manufacturing Trends and Disruption, AssaBloy, Connecticut
Another CEO led leadership meeting, in this case for this company which is one of the world’s leading
Keynote: Simplot, Phoenix, Arizona- Future of food, agriculture, retail and consumer behaviour
This agricultural company is the largest global supplier of French fries to McDonalds and other food companies, as
Keynote: Legrand, Connecticut – Manufacturing: Trends and Disruption
It was a busy year for keynotes in the manufacturing space! This talk was for Legrands North American leadership
Keynote: Henry Schein, Long Island, New York – Strategic Thinking in the Era of Amazonification
This company is one of the major players in the dental, medical and veterinary products industry, serving well
Keynote: Western Manufacturing Technology Show, Edmonton, Alberta – The Future of Manufacturing
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers has had me keynote some major events in the past — 2,000 manufacturing
Keynote: Gore Mutual, Toronto : The Disruption and Disintermediation of Insurance
This was certainly a highlight – I shared the stage with Astronaut Chris Hadfield (best known for his rendition
Keynote: Ontario Municipal Systems Association, Windsor, Ontario : The Reinvention and Disruption of Government Services
This event had several hundred CIO’s and IT executives for cities and towns from across the province. My keynote
Keynote: Nasscom C-Summit, New York – The Hi-Tech Industry and the Next Big Opportunities
Now this was cool! I was invited in by Nasscom, which represents the global software and business process outsourcing
Keynote: Drive 17, CUDirect, Las Vegas – The Future of Automotive Lending
This event took a look at the future of automotive lending with a particular emphasis on the credit union sector, which
Keynote: Godiva Chocolates, Ghent, Belgium – The Future of Retail & Supply Chain
This was a repeat engagement — the company, along with its parent Ulker from Turkey, had me headline a global
Keynote: Habitat For Humanity Annual Conference, Kelowna, British Columbia
Sometimes, you get a keynote that goes beyond the issues of disruption, business model change and other issues. In this
Keynote: Highmark Health, Pittsburgh – The Future of Group Benefit Wellness and Insurance Policies
This is one of the leading players in the healthcare insurance and group benefits market in Ohio, and they invited me
Keynote: 4C Summit, Tucson, Arizona – Ranching & Livestock in the Era of Fitbits for Cows!
I love it when I get repeat gigs! Back in 2010, I was invited into this annual event, to speak to 250 cattle ranchers
Keynote: Allegacy Credit Union, Winston-Salem, North Carolina – The Future of Financial Services
The CEO saw me speak last year at an event in Chicago on the trends impacting and disrupting the financial services
Keynote: Exelon Nuclear, Baltimore, MD – The Future and Disruption of the Utility and Energy Sector
My talks don’t just involve events on massive stages in Las Vegas : I also do an ever increasing number of small,
Keynote: Genentech, San Francisco : The Acceleration of Personalized Medicine in the Era of Exponential Genomics
This event was for 550 executives from this pharma-tech company — it’s owned by French pharmaceutical giant
Keynote: Omnitracs Outlook 2017, Phoenix, Arizona – The Acceleration of Self-Driving Electric Trucks & Industry Disruption
This is a software and logistics company in the fast moving trucking industry – my keynote was all about the future
Keynote: Commscope, Dallas, Texas – The Future of Technology
This company is a long time pioneer in the world of telecom and hi-tech. They know everything is changing with
Keynote: Pladis – Godiva Chocolates, McVities Biscuits Ulker – , London, England – The Future of Food & Retail
This was a huge amount of fun! I love overseas trips! And what an organization — Pladis is new, with three separate,
Keynote: United Suppliers Technology Exchange – New Orleans, Louisiana, Agricultural keynote
For this event I had about 300 farmers in the room — and truth be told, I love working with these folks.
Keynote: American Financial Services Association – New Orleans – The Future of the Automotive Industry
Again, in New Orleans — in this case, the finance/leasing end of the automotive industry, including financing
Keynote: Alberici Group, St, Louis, Missouri – The Future of Architecture and Construction
This was a smaller conference than the others, but equally important! It was a leadership meeting for this major
Keynote: Whirlpool, Chicago, Illinois – Future Impact of Internet of Things (#IoT)
This is a company that is making a transition from being a company that sells appliances, to being a computer
Keynote: Scotiabank, Toronto, Canada – Future of Banking/Financial Services Keynote
More disruption — business models, the rapid evolution of technology, new competitors with PayPal, Google and
Keynote: New York Life, New York – Insurance : Disruptive, Transformative & Innovative!
This was my final event of the year, just two days ago, and it was just plain fun! It was an end of year “town
Keynote: United Soybean Board, St. Louis – The Future of Agriculture and Farming
Essentially, agriculture is about science, and science is exponentiating. Essentially, agriculture is about science,
Keynote: Amsted Rail, St. Louis, MO – Additive, Materials, IOT and Manufacturing
What do you do when you are a foundry-based manufacturing organization with 125 year old processes involving metal
Keynote: Amsted Rail, St. Louis – The Future of Manufacturing : 3D Printing, Advanced Materials and IoT
This was an internal leadership meeting; this organization is a manufacturer in the rail industry. This wasn’t a big
Keynote: American Concrete Institute, Philadelphia – 3D Printing in Concrete and the Fast Arrival of New Construction Methodologies
I drove my family crazy with the lead-up to this keynote. It would take a lot of hard work. My keynote
Keynote: Philadelphia Manufacturing Summit, Philadelphia, PA – The Reality of the Reinvention of Manufacturing
Another manufacturing themed event; this one with 500 manufacturing execs from throughout the region. There was a
Keynote: American Health Care Association, Phoenix, Arizona – The Transformative Trends of Healthcare 2025
Genomics, connected medical devices, change-aggressive millennial doctors, gene therapy, hyperconnected pharmaceuticals
Keynote: Alignex Customer Event – The Future of Manufacturing – Minneapolis, MN
Alignex provides 3D manufacturing and engineering solutions - and given the absolutely massive acceleration of these
Keynote: Association of High Tech Distributors, Sonoma, CA – Aligning Opportunity in the Era of the Internet of Things
So if you are selling a product, but is transforms into some highly-connected, intelligent, Internet-of-Thing device,
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