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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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: 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
Insight 2020: Leadership Strategies for the Era of Acceleration #10 – Shorten Your StoryJanuary 17, 2020, BY JimCarroll
How do you innovate when everything is faster still - and when your customers aren't really paying attention? How do you position your brand when no...
Daily Inspiration: “Concentration: collapsing! Shorten your story!”January 17, 2020, BY JimCarroll
“Concentration: collapsing! Shorten your story!” - #Futurist Jim Carroll Studies have shown that the typical goldfish has a longer attention...
Keynote Clip: On Stage for the International Finance Corporation / World Bank in Marrakech, Morocco – > “Timing is Everything”January 16, 2020, BY JimCarroll
The issue of timing really became a focus of many of my keynotes over the last while - here's a clip from my keynote in Morocco for the International...