Jack Uldrich

  • Acclaimed Global Futurist
  • Speaker
  • Best-Selling Author

Jack Uldrich Speaker Profile:

Keynote speaker Jack Uldrich is a renowned global futurist, independent scholar, sought-after business speaker, and best-selling author. His books include the best-selling, The Next Big Thing is Really Small: How Nanotechnology Will Change the Future of Your Business, and the award-winning, Into the Unknown: Leadership Lessons from Lewis & Clark's Daring Westward Expedition. His latest book is Jump the Curve: 50 Essential Strategies to Help Your Company Stay Ahead of Emerging Technologies.

Uldrich's other written works have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Futurist, Future Quarterly Research, The Wall Street Reporter, Leader to Leader, Management Quarterly and hundreds of other newspapers and publications around the country. He also writes a regular column on emerging technologies for The Motley Fool and is a frequent guest of the media worldwide having appeared on CNN, MSNBC, and National Public Radio on numerous occasions.

In addition to speaking on future trends, emerging technologies, innovation, change management and leadership, Uldrich is a leading expert on assisting business adaptation. He has served as an advisor to Fortune 1000 companies and is noted for his ability to deliver provocative, new perspectives on competitive advantage, organizational change and transformational leadership.

Highly regarded for his unique ability to present complex information in an entertaining, understandable and digestible manner that stays with his audiences long afterwards, Uldrich has spoken to hundreds of businesses and organizations, including General Electric, General Mills, the Young Presidents Organization (YPO), Pfizer, Invitrogen, St. Jude Medical, AG Schering, Imation, Fairview Hospitals, Touchstone Energy, The Insurance Service Organization, The National Kitchen & Bath Association, The National Paint & Coatings Association and dozens more.

Jack Uldrich is also known for his willingness to work with clients well in advance of his presentations in order to deliver highly tailored presentations that are guaranteed to help his clients not only profit today, but continue to prosper long into the future.

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  • Speaking Topics:

    Change, Cloud Computing, Economics, Energy, Future, Futurist, Innovation, Leadership, Management, Technology

  • Travels From:

    Minnesota

  • Price:

    $15,000 - $20,000

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Jack Uldrich Speaker Profile:

Keynote speaker Jack Uldrich is a renowned global futurist, independent scholar, sought-after business speaker, and best-selling author. His books include the best-selling, The Next Big Thing is Really Small: How Nanotechnology Will Change the Future of Your Business, and the award-winning, Into the Unknown: Leadership Lessons from Lewis & Clark's Daring Westward Expedition. His latest book is Jump the Curve: 50 Essential Strategies to Help Your Company Stay Ahead of Emerging Technologies.

Uldrich's other written works have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Futurist, Future Quarterly Research, The Wall Street Reporter, Leader to Leader, Management Quarterly and hundreds of other newspapers and publications around the country. He also writes a regular column on emerging technologies for The Motley Fool and is a frequent guest of the media worldwide having appeared on CNN, MSNBC, and National Public Radio on numerous occasions.

In addition to speaking on future trends, emerging technologies, innovation, change management and leadership, Uldrich is a leading expert on assisting business adaptation. He has served as an advisor to Fortune 1000 companies and is noted for his ability to deliver provocative, new perspectives on competitive advantage, organizational change and transformational leadership.

Highly regarded for his unique ability to present complex information in an entertaining, understandable and digestible manner that stays with his audiences long afterwards, Uldrich has spoken to hundreds of businesses and organizations, including General Electric, General Mills, the Young Presidents Organization (YPO), Pfizer, Invitrogen, St. Jude Medical, AG Schering, Imation, Fairview Hospitals, Touchstone Energy, The Insurance Service Organization, The National Kitchen & Bath Association, The National Paint & Coatings Association and dozens more.

Jack Uldrich is also known for his willingness to work with clients well in advance of his presentations in order to deliver highly tailored presentations that are guaranteed to help his clients not only profit today, but continue to prosper long into the future.

To book futurist speaker, Jack Uldrich call Executive Speakers Bureau 901-754-9404

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Jack is known for his willingness to work with clients in order to deliver highly tailored presentations that are guaranteed to inspire and motivate. His sessions are designed to not only help your organization profit today, but continue to prosper long into the future. Jack tailors presentations to a variety of fields, including health care, energy, education, agriculture, finance, manufacturing, retail and investing. Ask how he can create a customized presentation for your organization.

The Big AHA
How to Future-Proof Your Business Against Tomorrow’s Transformational Trends, TodayIn the near future, the greatest change will be the accelerating rate of change itself. In this enlightening, entertaining and educational session, Jack shares insights from his book, Business as Unusual: How to Future-Proof Yourself Against Tomorrow’s Transformational Trends, Today. He outlines the ten trends that will transform the world of tomorrow. Jack also identifies concrete actions businesses can take today to future-proof themselves against “the tides of tomorrow.”

Foresight 20/20
Ten Trends Transforming TomorrowWhat might the world of 2020 like look like? How will your business change? More importantly, how will you and your organization need to change? This engaging and entertaining keynote presentation is based on his book, Foresight 20/20: A Futurist Explores the Trends Transforming Tomorrow. Jack will help you navigate the decade ahead with an in-depth exploration of ten technological trends that will transform the world of 2020.

The Future Requires Unlearning
Today, we live in a world where “constant change is the only constant.” New advances in technology bring forth exciting discoveries every day. But often lost in this new reality is the fact that organizations must unlearn old, obsolete knowledge and old ways of doing business, before they can seize tomorrow’s opportunities.In this fascinating, informative and interactive presentation, Jack — hailed by BusinessWeek as “America’s Chief Unlearning Officer”— explains why unlearning is a critical skill for your organization.

How the Internet of Things Will Open Up a Future of Opportunity
By 2020, it is estimated that 50 billion physical objects will be connected to the Internet. What does this mean for your business? In a word, everything. The “Internet of Things” is poised to radically transform customer behavior, business models and the nature of business itself. In this powerful keynote session, Jack will not only explain the Internet of Everything, he will help participants understand how they can prepare today in order to prosper tomorrow.

Business as Unusual
As Yogi Berra once famously said, “The future ain’t what it used to be.” He was right. In fact, the future is going to be downright unusual. This begs the obvious question: How do you prepare for an uncertain andunpredictable future? The answer is that you and your organization must think and act in unorthodox ways.In this unconventional keynote presentation, Jack helps his audienceunlearn the barriers currently holding them back so they can unlock new levels of creativity and innovation. He then concludes by guiding participants through a series of tangible actions that will unleash their ability to create their own future and, in the process, achieve uncommon levels of success.

Vynamic

To say that Jack was a homerun as a keynote for our Better Ways Healthcare Conference would be an understatement! We typically have our team provide a rating on their experience and Jack scored a 10 out of 10 – our team characterized him as insightful, thought provoking, authentic, fun and energizing. As an organization, Vynamic truly appreciated that time that Jack took to understand us and what we were trying to achieve with this conference. He adeptly wove key themes into his key note that carried forward throughout the conference. We look forward to working with Jack again in the future and introducing him to our clients in the healthcare industry. We went through a very thorough process in vetting a keynote speaker and Jack was the perfect fit!

Mississippi Hospital Association

Jack Uldrich - He was perfect!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Absolutely PERFECT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Novo Nordisk

Everything went really well and we really enjoyed having Jack Uldrich as our speaker! He was entertaining and funny and provided great examples. I think he held everyone’s interest and we’ve already gotten positive feedback from a number of people who were there. We had 149 attendees so I would say this was a great success.

10 Unexpected Ways the Internet Of Things Will Open Up a Future of Opportunity
Tuesday, April 29, 2014

A common and popular vision of the Internet of Things—which I loosely define as the connection of billions of physical objects to the Internet through the use of low-cost sensors—is the example of an alarm clock smart enough to read your daily schedule, review the latest traffic and weather reports and then communicate this information to your coffee maker in such a way that you’ll be able to maximize your sleep while still getting to work on time with a piping hot cup of java in your hands. This vision of the future is entirely possible but it sells short the true potential of the Internet of Things (IoT).

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