Appendix 2. Leaders - Exemplary Foresight Practitioners and Organizations

C-D Leaders – One-Line Database

Josh Calder, Partner and Founder, Foresight Alliance, Blog (49)

James Cameron, Film Director, Producer, Explorer, Screenwriter, Editor, Exploring the Deep

Stuart Candy, Design Futurist, Instructor, Dir, Situation Lab, OCAD, Blog (55)

James Canton, Global Futurist, Social Scientist, Entrepreneur, Blog, Future Smart (54)

Chris Carbone, VP of Strategy and Innovation Consulting, Kantar Foresight

Tamara Carleton, CEO, Innovation Leadership Board, Playbook for Strategic Foresight and Innovation

Jim Carroll, Global Futurist, Trends and Innovation Expert, Blog (47)

Paul Carroll, CEO, Insurance Thought Leadership, Partner, Devils Advocate Group, Billion Dollar Lessons

Jamais Cascio, Writer, Scenario ConsultanWe2t, World-Builder, Fellow, Inst for the Future, Blog (63)

John Benjamin Cassel, Computer Scientist, Design Research Practitioner, MS in Strategic Foresight, OCAD

John Casti, Social foresight and complex systems scholar, Mood Matters

Frank Catalano, Information Tech Industry Strategist and Analyst. Founding Columnist, Geekwire

Luis Carlos Chacon, Trend Spotter, Marketing Strategy, Forecasting, Brand Consulting, Bautista (31)

Anthony Chang, Chief Intell. and Innov. Officer, CHOC, Director, Medical Intell. and Innovations Institute

Jessica Charlesworth, Speculative Designer, Researcher, Design/Futures Instructor, SAIC

Thomas Chermack, Prof, Colorado State U, Dir, Scenario Planning Inst, Scenario Planning in Organizations

Michael Chorost, Freelance Science Writer, Author, Rebuilt, World Wide Mind (54)

Yu-Kai Chou, Gamification scholar, Founder, Octalysis Group, Actionable Gamification (68)

Cheryl Chung, Lead Strategist, Centre for Strategic Futures and Strategic Policy Office, Singapore Govt

George Church, Biotech Foresight, Prof. of Genetics, Harvard Med School, Founder,

Clayton Christensen, Prof, Harvard Business School, Founder, Innosight, Seeing What’s Next (78)

David Christian, Professor of Big History, Macquarie University, Maps of Time

Andy Clark, Prof. Philosophy of Mind, Artificial Intelligence, and Robotics, Natural-Born Cyborgs

Bill Clinton, 42nd US President, Founder, Cinton Global Initiative, Back to Work (41)

Loren Cobb, Math., Statistical Modeler, Peace Researcher. Assoc. Prof. of Math at U. Colorado, Denver.

Bill Cockayne, CEO, Nota Reader, Prof, Stanford U., Dir. Stanford Foresight & Innovation Program

Graeme Codrington, Future Trends Analyst, Founder, TomorrowToday (73)

Sylvio Coelho, Policy Foresight, Public Management, Researcher, Foresight Scenarios, SKC|NEXT

Jessica Colaco, Innovation, Entrep., Director of Partnerships, iHub Nairobi, Cofounder WMIAfrica

Terry Collins, Holistic Foresight Consulting, Org. Development, Principal, Integral Futures

Jay Cornell, Senior Web Developer, Landkamer Partners, Transcendence

Sheryl Connelly, Director, Global Trends and Futuring, Ford Motor Co. (52)

Sonia Contera, Co-Director, Inst. of Nanoscience for Medicine, Oxford Programme on Nanotech

Maree Conway, Futures Thinking, Strategy, Edunecation Foresight, Director, Thinking Futures, Blog

Brenda Cooper, Futurist, Conservationist, Sci-Fi Author, CIO, Kirkland, WA (64)

Matthew Coppens, Customer and Market Strategy Specialist, AGL Energy

Christopher Cordey, Strategic Foresight Advisor, CEO, Futuratinow, Dir, Sustainable Luxury Forum

Jose Cordeiro, Energy Advisor, Singularity University, Latinoamerica 2030

Hugh Courtney, Dean, D’Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University, 20/20 Foresight

Mike Courtney, Marketing Research, Competitive Analysis, Founder, Aperio Insights

Tyler Cowen, Professor, George Mason U., Average is Over

Tessa Cramer, Board Member, Dutch Future Society, PhD Student, Maastricht University

Christian Crews, Foresight, Innovation, and Strategy, Principal, AndSpace Consulting, Blog (42)

Steve Cronin, Material Analytics, Product Development, Principal Engineer, Goodyear Tire & Rubber

Kerstin Cuhls, Mgr, Foresight & Futures Research, Fraunhofer ISI, From forecasting to foresight processes.

Andrew Curry, Dir, Strategic Futures Consultancy, The Futures Company, Blog (48)

Cornelia Daheim, Managing Partner, Z_punkt The Foresight Company

Sean Daken, Strategic Analysis, Education, Founder and CEO, RefactorU (47)

Stuart Mason Dambrot, Author, Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Communicator

Nikola Danaylov, Infopreneur, Transhumanist, Blogger, Singularity Weblog (65)

Jim Dator, Professor, U. of Hawaii, Dir, Hawaii Resrch Center for Futures Studies, Pubs, Advancing Futures

Paul Davies, Physicist, Writer, Director, Beyond Center, Arizona State U, The Eerie Silence

Joshua Davis, Foresight Analyst, Aperio Insights, Strategy Consultant, Forward Futures, Dir, FERN

Ross Dawson, Futurist, Entrepreneur, Contributor to the Global Brain, Getting Results from Crowds (71)

Marthin De Beer, CEO, Great Purposes. Former SVP, Emerging Technologies, Cisco

Paul De Civita, Foresight, Behavior, Policy Tools, Director General, Policy Horizons Canada

Aubrey de Grey, Longevity Futurist, CSO, SENS Research Foundation, Ending Aging (51)

Rudy De Waele, Digital Transformation Strategist, Speaker, CEO, Shift 2020

Hugues de Jouvenel, Consultant in Foresight and Strategy, Executive Director, Futuribles International

Kate Delaney, Strategic Foresight, Innovation, Design Thinking, Delaney Foresight Associates

Brad DeLong, Prof. of Economics, Chair of Political Economy, U.C. Berkeley (82)

Clyde DeSouza, Virtual Reality Futurist, Tech Evangelist, 3D Filmmaker, Memories with Maya (48)

Dickson Despommier, Prof., Public Health and Microbiology, Columbia U, The Vertical Farm

Philippe Destatte, Sustainable Development, Policy, Dir. General, Destree Institute, Prof, U. Mons

Peter Diamandis, CEO, XPRIZE, Chairman, Singularity University, Abundance

Jared Diamond, Geographer, Ecologist, Anthropologist, Collapse

Patrick Dixon, Futurist, Trends and Strategy Leader, Chair, Global Change, Building a Better Business (53)

Cory Doctorow, Blogger, Journalist, Science Fiction Author, Little Brother (89)

Cheryl Doig, Leadership and Educational Futurist at Think Beyond Ltd. Co-Fdr, The Future of Learning

Nancy Donovan, Senior Analyst, US Government Accountability Office

Jonathan Dotse, Science Fiction Author, Blogger, AfroCyberPunk

Michael Dowd, Reform Christian Minister, Religious Naturalist, Thank God for Evolution

Larry Downes, Project Dir, Georgetown Ctr for Business and Public Policy, Big Bang Disruption (46)

Dennis Draeger, Strategic Foresight, Trend Hunter, Consultant, Aiglatson Foresight Research (40)

Alida Draudt, Futurist, Service Design Strategist, Capital One, What the Foresight

Eric Drexler, Nanotech Pioneer, Visitor, Oxford Programme for Impact of Future Tech, Radical Abundance

Hamish Duff, Technology Mgmt Specialist and Futurist at Recalibrate Ltd. Co-Fdr, The Future of Learning

Jake Dunagan, Research Director, Technology Horizons, Institute for the Future, Blog (49)

Neil Duncan, Risk and Opportunity Management, Change Mgmt, Compliance Manager, Lloyds Register

Philippe Durance, Pres., Institute of Desirable Futures, Prof, Foresight and Sustainable Devel., CNAM

Maggie Duval, Strategist, Event Producer, CEO, Learning Innovations in Future Education

George Dvorsky, Contributing Editor, Gawker Media, iO9, Chair, IEET (58)

Esther Dyson, Journalist, Technology Analyst, Angel Investor, Release 2.0

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Table of Contents


Chapter 2. Personal Foresight – Becoming an Effective Self-Leader

Chapter 2: Personal Foresight

Becoming an Effective Self-Leader

Chapter 4. Models – Foundations for Organizational Foresight

Chapter 4: Models

Foundations for Organizational Foresight

Chapter 7. Acceleration – Guiding Our Extraordinary Future

Chapter 7: Acceleration

Guiding Our Extraordinary Future (In Process)

II. Global Progress: 5 Goals, 10 Values, Many Trends

Innovation: Our Abundant Future
Intelligence: Our Augmented Future
Interdependence: Our Civil Future
Immunity: Our Protected Future
Sustainability: Our Rebalanced Future

III. Universal Accelerating Change

Great Race to Inner Space: Our Surprising Future
Entropy&Information: We’re Running Down & Up
The Puzzle of Meaning: We Have No Einstein Yet
Trees, Funnels & Landscapes: Intro to Evo Devo
Big Picture Change: Five Scales of Accelerating ED
Transcension Hypothesis: Where Acceleratn Ends?
IDABDAK: Social Response to Accel & Developmnt
We’re On a Runaway Train: Being Accelaware

IV. Evo Devo and Exponential Foresight

Seeing It All: Accel., Diverg, Adapt, Convrg, Decel.
Natural (I4S) Innovation: The Evolutionary Drive
Natural (I4S) Intelligence: The Human-AI Partnership
Natural (I4S) Morality: Why Empathy and Ethics Rule
Natural (I4S) Security: Strength from Disruption
Natural (I4S) Sustainability: The Developmental Drive
S-Curves: Managing the Four Constituencies
Pain to Gain: Traversing the Three Kuznets Phases
Hype to Reality: Beyond Hype Cycles to Reality Checks
Exponentials Database: Measuring Accelerations
TINA Trends: Societal Evolutionary Development
Managing Change: STEEPCOP Events, Probs, Ideas
A Great Shift: A Survival to a Sentient Economy

V. Evo Devo and Exponential Activism

Building Protopias: Five Goals of Social Progress
Normative Foresight: Ten Values of Society
Top & STEEPCOP Acceleratns: Positive & Negative
Dystopias, Risks, and Failure States
Three Levels of Activism: People, Tech & Universe
A Great Opportunity: Exponential Empowerment


Chapter 8. Your Digital Self – The Human Face of the Coming Singularity

Chapter 8: Your Digital Self

The Human Face of the Coming Singularity (In Process)

I. Your Personal AI (PAI): Your Digital Self

Digital Society: Data, Mediation, and Agents
Personal AIs: Advancing the Five Goals
PAI Innovation: Abundance and Diversity
PAI Intelligence: Bio-Inspired AI
PAI Morality: Selection and Groupnets
PAI Security: Safe Learning Agents
PAI Sustainability: Science and Balance
The Human Face of the Coming Singularity

II. PAI Protopias & Dystopias in 8 Domains

1. Personal Agents: News, Ent., Education
2. Social Agents: Relat. and Social Justice
3. Political Agents :  Activism & Represent.
4. Economic Agents:  Retail, Finance, Entrep
5. Builder Agents :  Work, Innov. & Science
6. Environ. Agents : Pop. and Sustainability
7. Health Agents :  Health, Wellness, Death
8. Security Agents :  Def., Crime, Corrections

III. PAI Activism & Exponential Empowerment

Next Government: PAIs, Groupnets, Democ.
Next Economy: Creat. Destr. & Basic Income
Next Society: PAI Ent., Mortality & Uploading
What Will Your PAI Contribution Be?

Chapter 10. Startup Ideas – Great Product & Service Challenges for Entrepreneurs

Chapter 10: Startup Ideas

Great Product and Service Challenges for Entrepreneurs (In Process)

I. 4U’s Idea Hub: Building Better Futures

Air Deliveries and Air Taxis: Finally Solving Urban Gridlock
Ballistic Shields and Gun Control: Protecting Us All from Lone Shooters
Bioinspiration Wiki: Biomimetics and Bio-Inspired Design
Brain Preservation Services: Memory and Mortality Redefined
Carcams: Document Thieves, Bad Driving, and Bad Behavior
Competition in Govt Services: Less Corruption, More Innovation
Computer Adaptive Education (CAE): Better Learning and Training
Conversational Deep Learning Devsuites: Millions of AI Coders
Digital Tables: Telepresence, Games, Entertainment & Education
Dynaships: Sustainable Low-Speed Cargo Shipping
Electromagnetic Suspension: Nausea-Free Working & Reading in Cars
Epigenetic Health Tests: Cellular Aging, Bad Diet, Body Abuse Feedback
Fireline Explosives and Ember Drones: Next-Gen Fire Control
Global English: Empowering the Next Generation of Global Youth
Greenbots: Drone Seeders and Robotic Waterers for Mass Regreening
High-Density Housing and Zoning: Making Our Cities Affordable Again
Highway Enclosures and Trail Networks: Green and Quiet Urban Space
Inflatable Packaging: Faster and Greener Shipping and Returns
Internet of Families: Connecting People Over Things
Kidcams: Next-Gen Security for Child Safety and Empowerment
Kidpods: Indoor & Outdoor Parent-Assistive Toyboxes
Microdesalination: Democratizing Sustainable Fresh Water Production
Noise Monitors: Documenting and Reducing Noise Pollution
Oceanside Baths: Sustainable Year Round Beach Enjoyment
Open Blood Scanners: DIY Citizen Health Care Sensor Tech
Open Streaming Radio: User-Centered Audio Creation and Rating
Open Streaming Video: User-Centered Video Creation and Rating
Open Values Filters: Social Rankers, Arg. Mappers, and Consensus Finders
Personal AIs: Your Private Advisor, Activist, and Interface to the World
Pet Empowerment: Next-Gen Rights and Abilities for Our Domestic Animals
Safe Closets: Fire-, Earthquake-, and Intruder-Proof Retreat Spaces
Safe Cars: Reducing Our Insane 1.3M Annual Auto Deaths Today
Safe Motorcycles: Lane Splitting in Gridlock Without Risk of Death
Shared Value Insurance: User-Centered Risk Reduction Services
Sleeperbuses and Microhotels: Demonetized Intercity Travel
Space-Based Solar Power: Stratellite Powering and Weather Management
Stratellites: Next-Gen Urban Broadband, Transparency, and Security
Touch DNA: Next-Gen Home Security and Crime Deterrence
View Towers: Improving Urban Walkability, Inspiration, and Community

Chapter 11. Evo Devo Foresight – Unpredictable and Predictable Futures

Chapter 11: Evo Devo Foresight

Unpredictable and Predictable Futures

Appendix 1. Peer Advice – Building a Successful Foresight Practice