Appendix 2. Leaders - Exemplary Foresight Practitioners and Organizations

E-G Leaders – One-Line Database

Alexandra Elbakyan, Founder, Sci-Hub, the open archive of all the world’s scientific papers.

Emily Empel, Futurist and Insights Professional, Walt Disney Company, Blog (50)

Daniel Egger, Entrepreneur, Strategic Foresight Consultant and Principal, Foltigo

Juan Enriquez, Life Sciences Futurist, Director, Excel Venture Mgmt, As the Future Catches You

Alex Evans, Senior Fellow, Center on International Cooperation, NYU

Dave Evans, Chief Futurist, Cisco, The Internet of Everything (61)

Rose Eveleth, Writer, Designer, Tech Editor, The Atlantic, Producer, Meanwhile in the Future (67)

Kaat Exterbille, Strategic Futurist, Managing Director, Strategic Foresight & Change

Charles Fadel, Educational Foresight, Founder and Chairman, Center for Curriculum Redesign

Liam Fahey, Prof. of Mgmt, Babson College, Exec Dir, Leadership Forum, Learning from the Future

Susan Fant, Instructor, Innovation Mgmt, U. Alabama, Executive Director, FERN

Robin Farmanfarmaian, Medical Futurist, Entrepreneneur, Technologist, The Patient as CEO (2015).

Janet Faulkner, Research, Leadership Development, Foresight Graduate Student, U Houston (33)

Frank Feather, Business Futurist, (61)

Ann Feeney, Futurist, Evaluator, Information Retrieval Specialist, Cision (27)

Manoj Fenelon, First Mover Fellow, Aspen Institute, Director of Foresight, PepsiCo

Tim Ferriss, Bestselling Author, Human Guinea Pig, Angel Investor, The 4-Hour Workweek (84)

Devin Fidler, Strategy, Scenario Planning, Strategic Org Responses to Nonlinear Change, Markle Fdn

Roger Fidler, Predicted iPad in 1994 (Video). Past Dir, Digital Pubs, Reynolds Journalism Inst, U. MO

Mark Finnern, Chief Community Evangelist, SAP, Founder, Bay Area Future Salon (55)

Elizabeth Florescu, Director of Research, Millennium Project

Bent Flyvbjerg, Chair, Major Program Management, Professor, Oxford U., Megaprojects and Risk

Joan Foltz, Economic Futurist, Business Analyst, Trader, Dir, Alsek Research, Market Whipped

Pamela Forbus, Consumer Insights, Portfolio Growth, Vice President, Strategic Insights, PepsiCo (52)

Adam Ford, Database Management, Owner, Quantech, Founder, H+ Australia, Director, Future Day

Tiago Forte, Professional Productivity Training and Coaching, Founder, Forte Labs (40)

Aaron Frank, Lecturer, Accelerating Change; Principal Faculty, Singularity University (47)

Daniel Franklin, Executive Editor, The Economist, The World in 2014

Cindy Frewen, Architect, Urban Futurist, Adjunct Professor, U. Houston, Chair, APF, Blog

Thomas Frey, Futurist Speaker, Architect of the Future, Blog, Communicating with the Future (65)

George Friedman, Chairman, Stratfor Global Intelligence, The Next Decade

Thomas Friedman, Foreign Affairs Columnist, The New York Times, The World is Flat 3.0

Francis Fukuyama, Sen. Fellow, Inst. for International Studies, Stanford U., State-Building

Wilson Fyffe, Corporate Strategic Foresight and Risk Consultant, CEO, Amplios Risk.

Kartik Gada
, Exec Dir, Woodside Capital. Investor in AI, FinTech, other EmTech. Blog, The Futurist

Annette Gardner, Prof., Social and Behav. Sci., U.C.S.F.; Proposer, Foresight Practice Competency Scale

Jay Gary, Prof., School of Bus., LeTourneau U., Dir., Peak Futures, Future of the Foresight Profession (45)

Banning Garrett, Strat. Foresight, Sen. Fellow, Innov&Global Trends, Atlantic Council, Global Trends 2030

Peter Garretson, Transformational Strategist, HQ USAF, 2011 National Military Strategy

Bill Gates, Philanthropist, Investor, Entrepreneur, Programmer, Inventor, Co-Founder, Microsoft (93)

John Geis, Chief of Research, Air Force Research Institute, Blue Horizons II

Kevin George, SVP, Global Chief Marketing Officer, Beam Suntory (53)

Georgi Georgiev, Least Action, Prof. of Physics, Assumption College, Co-Administrator, Evo Devo Universe

Sandra Geitz, Engineering Management, Lean Implementation, Foresight, Ford Asia Pacific

Luke Georghiou, VP Research & Innovation, U. Manchester, The Handbook of Technology Foresight

Johann Gevers, Decentralized Financial Transactions, Co-Founder and CEO, Monetas

Hope Katz Gibbs, Journalist, PR Professional, President, Inkandescent Public Relations

Michael Gilliland, Product Marketing Manager, SAS, The Business Forecasting Deal

Jennifer Gidley, Postformal Psychologist, President, World Future Studies Federation

Joyce Gioia, Consulting Futurist, Management Consultant, The Herman Group, Impending Crisis (49)

Jerry Glenn, Global Futurist, Exec. Director, The Millennium Project, 2013-14 State of the Future

Michel Godet, Prof, Economics, CNAM, Chairman of La Prospective, Creating Futures

Nick Gogerty, Portfolio Mgr, Risk Researcher, Partner, Thoughtful Capital Group, The Nature of Value (45)

Jeff Gold, Prof of Org Learning and Foresight PhD Program Head, Leeds Met U, Owner, Gold 100.

Garry Golden, Futurist, Adaptive Learning, WebDev, Energy, President, Forward Elements, Blog

Steven Goldman, Prof, Lehigh U, Philosopher of Science, Great Scientific Ideas that Changed the World

Mark Goodman, Sen. Advisor, Interpol Steering Comm. on IT Crime, Future Crimes

Marina Gorbis, Director, Institute for the Future, The Nature of the Future (61)

Adam Gordon, Dir. of Executive and Corporate Education, Wits Business School, Blog, Future Savvy

Ted Gordon, Futurist, Mgmt Consultant, Co-Founder, Millennium Project, Founder, Real Time

Al Gore, Sustainability Advocate, Philanthropist, Former US Vice-President, The Future (92)

Kelly Goto, Design Ethnographer, UX Specialist, Visioneer, Fdr, Gotomedia, Web Redesign 2.0

Roumiana Gotseva, Strategic Foresight Consultant, Dir, Center for Strategic Foresight, Blog

Fabienne Goux-Baudiment, Consulting Futurist, Director, proGective, Prof of Foresight, ISTIA

Marguerite Grandjean, Futurist, Demography, Corporate Strategy, Institute for Alternative Futures

Terry Grim, Partner, Foresight Alliance, Adjunct Prof, Studies of the Future, U Houston, Blog

Linda Groff, Dir, Global Options and Evolutionary Futures, Prof., CSU Dominguez Hills.

Steve Gullans, Managing Dir, Excel Venture Management, Homo Evolutis

Vinay Gupta, Whole Systems Guru, Author, The Future We Deserve (58)

Jeremy Gutsche, Innovation Expert, CEO and Founder, Trendhunter, Exploiting Chaos (80)

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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