Appendix 2. Leaders - Exemplary Foresight Practitioners and Organizations

M-O Leaders – One-Line Database

Kishore Mahbubani
, Author, Dean, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, The Great Convergence

Tim Mack, Org Foresight Consultant, Past President, World Future Society, Principal, AAI Foresight

Richard MacManus, Technology Blogger, Web 2.0 Analyst, Founder, ReadWriteWeb (62)

Spyros Madrikakis, Professor, INSEAD, Forecasting

John Mahaffie, Professional Futurist, Principal, Leading Futurists, Editor, Foresight Culture, Blog (44)

Frank Maletz, Futurist, Managing Partner, Crossroads Orthopedics, From hospital to healthspital.

Jeremy Mancuso, Foresight Strategist, Living Enterprise, Researcher, FERN

Christopher Manfredi, Analyst Relations Mgr, Wipro, Editor, Connext Strategies, Researcher, FERN, Blog

Aaron Maniam, Masters Student, Blavatnik School of Govt, Founding Dir, Centre for Strategic Futures

Farhad Manjoo, Writer, Editor, Technology Columnist, Slate, Wall Street Journal (85)

James Manyika, McKinsey Global Institute, San Francisco, Disruptive Technologies for 2025

Gary Marchant, Dir, Ctr for Law, Sci & Innov, Arizona State U, Governance of Emerging Technologies

Alfred Marcus, Professor, Strategic Mgmt and Org, Carlson SOM, U MN, Author, Strategic Foresight

Manuel Mari, Consultant in Political, Scientific and Technological Foresight, Ministry of Sciences, Argentina

Michael Marien, Futurist, Past Editor, Future Survey, Editor, Global Foresight Books, What I Have Learned

Oliver Markley, Visioning futurist, Prof. Emeritus, U. Houston Studies of the Future MS

Max Marmer, Entrepreneur, Strategist, Philosopher, Systems Architect, Founder, Startup Genome (41)

Gary Marx, Futurist, Leadership Counselor, Pres, Center for Public Outreach, Sixteen Trends

Ben R. Martin, Prof of Science and Tech Policy Studies, U. Sussex, Foresight in science and technology

Enrico Maset, Comm. Expert, Futurist, Strategic Foresighter for Innovation and Corporate Governance

Michael Mauboussin, Managing Director, Head of Global Financial Strategies, Credit Suisse (56)

John Mauldin, Owner, Mauldin Economics, Millennium Wave Investments, Code Red (56)

Martin Mayer, Strategist, Futures and Innovation Co-Founder, YouMeo

Oliver Markley, Visioning Foresight, Prof. Emeritus, U. Hoston Foresight, Visiting Fellow, NTU Singapore

Andrew Marshall, Foreign Policy Strategist, Director, Office of Net Assessment, US Dept of Defense

Jim Mathews, Technology Strategy, Emerging Tech Assessment, Lead Analyst, Market Intel Group (13)

Robert McChesney, Prof. of Communication, Dir, Center for Global Studies, U. IL, The Future of Media

Jane McGonigal, Creative Director, Avant Game, Reality is Broken (70)

Stephen McGrail, Research Fellow, Sustainable Cities, PhD Student, Sustainable Futures, Swinburne U.

Bill McKibben, Environmentalist, Journalist, Author, Leader,, Eaarth (84)

James McQuivey, Vice President, Principal Analyst, Forrester Research, Digital Disruption (51)

Eric Meade, Visioning, Futuring, Planning, Executive Coaching, Futurist, Principal, Exponential Consulting

Carmen Medina, Former CIA analyst, Champion of Cognitive Diversity, co-Author, Rebels at Work

Bertalan Mesko, Medical Futurist, MD, PhD in Genomics. Author, Guide to the Future of Medicine 

Gil Meyer, Director, Global Issues Mgmt & Trend Analysis, DuPont

Pero Micic, CEO, FutureManagementGroup, Blog, The Five Futures Glasses (Eltville Model)

Venessa Miemis, Founder, Neurohacker Collective, Chief Creative, Emergent By Design, Blog (48)

Dana Mietzner, Prof, U. Applied Sciences Wildau, Advantages and disadvantages of scenarios

Ian Miles, Prof. of Technological Innovation and Social Change, Manchester Business School, Blog

Rex Miller, Workplace Design, Management Consultant and Thought Leader, mindSHIFT (42)

Riel Miller, Head of Foresight, UNESCO, Principal, XperidoX Futures Consulting (46)

Sam Miller, Sustainability and Entrepreneurship, Prof, Mendoza Coll. of Business, U. of Notre Dame

Jeffrey Millican, Information Analysis Professional, Intelligence SME, Leidos, CDR, US Navy Reserve

Stephen M. Millett, President, Futuring Associates, Managing the Future

Ivana Milojevic, Director, Metafuture, Visiting Professor, Tamkang University

Morris Miselowski, Business Futurist, Professional Speaker, Innovator, Media Commentator (43)

Ted Modis, Owner, Growth Dynamics and Management Consulting, Predictions

Francisco Jose Mojica, Director, Center for Strategic Foresight, Universidad Externado de Colombia

Christoph Möller, Trend Analyst, Technology Foresight, Startup Monitoring, TrendONE (43)

Hans Moravec, Transhumanist Futurist, Adjunct faculty, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon U., Robot

John Moravec, Education Futurist, Editor, EducationFutures, Knowmad Society (53)

Max More, Co-Founder, Extropy Institute, CEO, Alcor Life Extension Foundation

Jacob Morgan, Futurist, Podcaster, The Future of Work, The Employee Experience Advantage

Rowena Morrow, Innovation Leader, City of Boroondara, Dir, Prospective Services Consulting, Blog

Randall Moss, Digital Marketing Manager, ACCO Brands, The Future of Nonprofits

Nyewe Mphathi, Futurist, Management Consultant, Managing Director, Foresight Strategies

Nils Müller, CEO, Founder, Keynote Speaker, TrendONE

Chunka Mui, Author and Business Advisor, Digital Innovation Strategies, The New Killer Apps (53)

Elon Musk, Business Leader, Investor, Inventor, CEO, Tesla Motors, SpaceX, Chairman, SolarCity (87)

Bernie Myerson, Physicist, VP of Innovation, IBM, Vice Chair, IBM Academy of Technology

Ramez Naam
, Computer Scientist, Speaker, Futurist, Science-Fiction Author, The Infinite Resource (73)

Andreas Neef, Managing Director, Z-punkt the Foresight Company

Max Nelson, Director, Market Intelligence and Competitive Intelligence, USAble Life

Ruben Nelson, Strategic Organizational Foresight, Executive Director, Foresight Canada

Bridgette Engeler Newbury, Design and Foresight Educator, Principal, Incognito Sum

Leah Newcomb, Lead Research Analyst, Consumer Research Innovation, Altria

Paul Newman, Prof of Information Engineering and Robotics, U Oxford, Founder, Oxbotica

John Naisbitt, Futurist, Trend Philosopher, Author, Megatrends

Mary Jane Naquin, Professional Facilitator, Organizational Development, Owner, Informed Futures

Nicholas Negroponte, Co-Founder, MIT Media Lab, Chairman, OLPC, Being Digital (51)

Frank Niele, Energy Scholar, Senior Research Scientist, Royal Dutch/Shell, Energy: Engine of Evolution

Ruben Nelson, Futurist, Strategic Foresight, Executive Director, Foresight Canada

Christian Neuhaus, Society and Tech Research Group, Daimler AG, Prof, Free University of Berlin

Anne Skare Nielsen, Chief Futurist, Founder, Future Navigator

Peter Norvig, Programmer, Designer, R&D Manager, Research Dir., Google, Artificial Intelligence, 3rd Ed.

Susan Sun Nunamaker, Engineer, Applied Mathematician, Editor and Producer, Sun is the Future

Paul Nunes, Managing Dir, Accenture Institute for High Performance, Jumping the S-Curve (22)

Thong Nguyen, Admin., Internt’l Peace Institute, Fellow, Carnegie Council, Of All Possible Future Worlds

Tim O’Reilly
, Technical Publisher, Conference Organizer, Venture Investor, CEO, O’Reilly Media (82)

Amy Oberg, Futurist, Strategist, Lean Lead Facilitator, Managing Partner, Future-In-Sight

Peter Odell, Energy Economist, Why Carbon Fuels Will Dominate the 21st Century Energy Economy

Karen Oettl, Innovation Pipeline, Brand Management, Innovation Director, Assurant

Jongchae Oh, Principal, Foresight Lead, Technology Planning Group, Samsung

Robert Olson, Technology Forecasting and Assessment, Senior Fellow, Institute for Alternative Futures

Erica Orange, Long-Term Trends Analysis and Mgmt Consulting, VP, Weiner, Edrich, and Brown

Fernando Ortega, President, Peruvian Foresight and Futures Studies Association

Steve Outing, Media Futurist, News Change Agent, Digital Media Consultant, Blog (60)

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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