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.
- Most Recent
- Media & Tech
- Prof. Services
Consumer Electronics Association CEO Summit: Brand Innovation At the Speed of Twitter.
Jim put into perspective the impact of social networks upon branding, consumer relationships and marketing for
Consumers Electronic Association CEO Summit, Ojai, CA : Brand Innovation At the Speed of Twitter!
Life is weird when *you* are asked to keynote one of the worlds' largest technology organizations - they sponsor the
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: 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: 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
Daily Inspiration: “Electricity is the new asphalt, connectivity is the new horsepower, and silicon is the new oil.”
It's the end of the era of oil. Microgrids now determine the future of energy utilities. The future of just about
Daily Inspiration: “It might be a matter of years, not decades, before bio-printed replacement organs are a reality. Are you ready for the era of the acceleration of science?”
Bionic eyes. Corneal implants grown for a particular patients DNA. The acceleration of human-to-computer interface
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
Video: The Future of Manufacturing – Do You Have a Sense of Urgency?October 18, 2019, BY JimCarroll
The future of manufacturing is happening all around us right now. Do you have a sense of urgency? Additive manufacturing, Factory 4.0, the...
Daily Inspiration: “Imaginate more! Sweat the ‘big stuff’ – don’t get distracted by the details!”October 18, 2019, BY JimCarroll
“Imaginate more! Sweat the ‘big stuff’ - don’t get distracted by the details!” - Futurist Jim Carroll Of course, it’s not a word,...
Video: What Do Innovative Organizations Do? This, but Not That!October 17, 2019, BY JimCarroll
From the vaults: I'm on stage, opening the 2010 US Air Force & Navy Child Youth Program event in Dallas. I’m brought in on an event...