Appendix 2. Leaders - Exemplary Foresight Practitioners and Organizations

K-L Leaders – One-Line Database 

James Kadtke, Consultant on Federal Relations, Business Development, Defense and Technology Policy

Daniel Kahneman, Psychologist, Behavioral Economist, Cognitive Bias Scholar, Thinking, Fast and Slow

Panu Kause, Founder and CEO, Necorpoint, makers of trend tracking and strategic foresight tool FIBRES

Arjen Kamphuis, Technology Strategist, IT architect, Futurist, CTO,

Jari Kaivo-oja, Research Director, Finland Futures Research Centre, U. Turku

Michio Kaku, Theoretical Physicist, Famed Futurist, Physics of the Future (83)

Alex Karp, CEO and Co-Founder, Palantir

Mimi Katzenbach, Visionary Sustainability Practitioner, Creative Director, Show Up! Productions

Morgan D. Kauffman, Systems Thinker, Futurist, Policy Analyst, Director, The Interlock Project

Walter Kehl, Computer Scientist, Project Manager, Strategic Foresight, Hexagon Technology Center

Anita Sykes-Kelleher, Strategic Foresight and Planning Specialist, Principal, Designer Futures

Eamonn Kelly, Futurist, Speaker, Change Agent, Dir, Deloitte Consulting, Powerful Times

Kevin Kelly, Author, Owner, Cool Tools, Founding Editor, Wired, The Inevitable (74)

Charles Kennedy, Executive VP, Research and Insights, NBC Universal Cable Entertainment Group

Ayesha Khanna, Technology and Smart Cities Expert, CEO, Urban Intel, Hybrid Reality (42)

Parag Khanna, Geo-strategist, Dir, Global Governance Init., New America Fdn, How to Run the World (57)

Art Kleiner, Editor-in-Chief, Strategy+Business, Professor, NY University Interactive Telecom Program

Annalie Killian, Executive Producer, Amplify Festival, Director of Innovation, AMP (59)

Tony Kim, Chair, Design Management, Director, Future Design Lab, IDAS, Hongik University

Rita King, EVP, Business Dev, Science House, Futurist, Science and Entertainment Exchange, NAS (63)

Anna Lise Kjaer, Global Futurist, Visionary, Goodwill Ambassador, Kjaer Global, Imagining the Future

Alex Klokus, Life Enthusiast, Minimalist, Futurist, Tech Entrepreneur, Founder & CEO, (32)

William Knoke, Futurist, Founder, Harvard Capital Group, Author, Bold New World

April Koury, Future Trends Research, Scanning, Social Media, Senior Analyst, AndSpace Consulting

Stefan Kohn, Innovation Manager, Portfolio Manager, Deutsche Telekom

Pauli Komonen, Researcher, Trend Analyst, 15/30 Research, Co-Founder, Futures Specialists Helsinki (46)

Minna Koskelo, Business Designer, Alt. Futures Specialist, Co-Founder Futures Specialists Helsinki (26)

Daniel Kraft, Physician, Scientist, Stanford Medical School, Faculty Singularity U (72)

Franziska Krauskopf, Junior Innovation Advisor, Trend Evaluation and Ideation, TrendONE

Andrew Krepinevich, Defense Analyst, Pres, Ctr for Strat. & Budgetary Assessments, 7 Deadly Scenarios

Raina Kumra, Digital Design and Strategy, Affordable Internet, CEO, Juggernaut, Co-Founder, Mavin.

Ray Kurzweil, Author, Inventor, Futurist, Dir of Engineering, Google, The Singularity is Near (64)

Tuomo Kuosa, Strategic Foresight Expert, AlternativeFutures, The Evolution of Strategic Foresight

Roland Kupers, Complexity, Resilience, Fellow, U. Oxford, Enterprise & Envir, The Essence of Scenarios

Jayar La Fontaine, Design, Cognitive Science, Foresight Strategist, Idea Couture (38)

Marv Langston, Principal, Langston Associates. Former Deputy CIO, DoD, DARPA Office Mgr.

Gitte Larsen, Foresight, Corporate Comm., Leadership, Owner, Editions, CEO, House of Futures (15)

Cadell Last, Evolutionary Anthropologist, PhD Student, VUB, Blogger, The Huffington Post

Judith Leavitt, Strategic Planning, Market Research, Strategic Intelligence Manager, Rockwell Collins

Edward Ashford Lee, Professor of Electrical Engrg and Comp. Sci, UC Berkeley, Plato and the Nerd

James Lee, Investment Advisor, Futurist, Financial Analyst, Founder, StratFI

Michael Lee, Futurist, Founder, Institute of Futurology, Codebreaking Our Future

Graham Leicester, Entrepreneur, Leader, Director, International Futures Forum

Eugen Leitl, System Architect, InfoChem GmbH, Founder, AtiVel

Scott C. Lemon, Software Engineer, Systems Architect, Technology Researcher, Founder, Wovyn

Gerd Leonhard, Futurist, Founder, The Future of Content (71)

Lawrence Lessig, Legal Scholar and Activist, Dir, Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard U, Republic, Lost (88)

Zhan Li, Narrative, Strategy, Scenarios & Org. Communication Specialist, PhD Student, USC (52)

Alex Lightman, Technology Innovator, Futurist, Chairman, GINET, Brave New Unwired World (74)

Mathew Lincez, Principal and Co-Head of Insight and Foresight, Kinetic Cafe

Josh Lindenger, Engineer, Computer Scientist, Analyst, Futurist, Trends Analyst, Novetta Solutions (30)

Bruce Lloyd, Organizational Development, Emeritus Prof. of Strategic Mgmt, London South Bank U (34)

June Lo, Risk Management, Strategic Foresight Research Contributor, ShapingTomorrow

Aristobulo Loaiza, Corporate Strategy Development, Senior Market Intelligence Analyst, BASF

Jeanne Lombardo, Writer, Editor, Coach, Co-Dir, Center for Future Consciousness

Thomas Lombardo, Co-Dir, Ctr for Future Consciousness, Author, Contemporary Futurist Thought, Blog

Bjorn Lomborg, Copen. Bus. Schl, Pres., Copenhagen Consensus Ctr, The Skeptical Environmentalist (63)

Amory Lovins, Physicist, Envir. Scientist, Chief Scientist, Rocky Mountain Institute, Reinventing Fire (53)

Chris Luebkeman, Global Director, Foresight, Research, and Innovation, Arup

Richard Lum, Foresight development, Strategy, Planning, CEO, Vision Foresight Strategy (40)

Tricia Lustig, Strategy & Leadership Consultant, CEO, LASA Development UK, Author, Strategic Foresight

Mark Lynas, Author, Environmentalist, Climate Campaigner, Six Degrees (61)

Kenneth Lyngaas, Visionary Entrepreneur, Sustainable Fashion Designer, Creative Dir., Buddha Jeans (19)

Liselotte Lyngso,  Idea Devel., Innovation, Futurist Consultant, CEO, (40)

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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