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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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
World Pharma Congress, London, England – The Future of Medicine: Targeted, Precise, Individaulized!
I was invited in to open this global congress of pharma executives, with a talk about the reality of 21st century
Ernst Young, Orlando – Healthcare Practice Client Summit
As one of the largest professional services firms, E&Y is in the midst of assisting organizations to align
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
QAD Explore, Chicago
A massive manufacturing oriented conference for this major software company operating in this space. There are two
Manufacturing in America Summt, Detroit
Wow, manufacturing was hot this year! This one was in the midst of the automotive sector in the US, and I
Volvo/ Mac Trucks, Greensboro, NC
A repeat engagement for this organization — in this case, an internal leadership meeting, whereas the first one
APICS, Las Vegas – The Acceleration and Disruption of Retail
What is APICS? It's the leading organization involved in supply chain, logistics and operations management issues. They
Kone Cranes, Orlando – The Future of Global Shipping and Logistics
You ever see those massive overhead cranes at container piers and shipping locations? That's Kone! They brought me in
Kennametal, Chicago IMTS Show – Manufacturing Moves to the Cloud
What happens when the machine shop and tooling move to the cloud? That was the unique topic I took on when Kennametal
Daily Inspiration: “….the only generation, in the entire history of mankind, who will have ever met the punch card!”June 19, 2019, BY JimCarroll
“Our attitude towards change is defined by the fact that we are the only generation, in the entire history of mankind, who will have ever met the...
A Little Bit of InsightJune 18, 2019, BY JimCarroll
I've been blogging since 2002, and over the last 17 years, I've pulled into my site A LOT of insight on future trends and innovation. In my...
Daily Inspiration: “Inaction is deadly: at this very moment, someone is busy working to destroy your business model!”June 18, 2019, BY JimCarroll
“Inaction is deadly: at this very moment, someone is busy working to destroy your business model!” - #Futurist Jim Carroll I meet some...