Jim Carroll is one of the world’s leading futurist, trends and innovation experts, with a massive global Blue Chip client list. Over the last 25 years, Jim has shared his insight with more than 2 million people in attendance at his events.
Jim’s global client list is extensive and covers virtually every industry sector, including the World Bank, Volvo, NASA, PGA of America, the Walt Disney Organization, the World Government Summit in Dubai, the Swiss Innovation Forum, the Wall Street Journal, National Australia Bank, WorldSkills, Microsoft, Johnson & Johnson & hundreds more.
His global client list also gives him a front-row seat to the high-velocity change that is occurring as disruption comes to take hold of every industry and every organization. With that insight, and the customized research that he undertakes for every engagement, he helps to transform growth-oriented organizations into high-velocity innovation heroes!
You will discover in Jim Carroll someone who provides effective online leadership insight that redefines the state of the possible, the opportunity for the future, and engaging interactivity. Jim’s insight and style, delivered on stages in Tokyo, Dubai, Munich, London, Paris, New York, and Sydney, comes from over 25 years of providing cutting-edge trends and innovation insight. A native of Toronto, Canada, Jim quickly vaulted himself to the top tier of the global leadership and speaking industry as a result of his customized insight, compelling motivational style, and deeply engaging talks driven by deep levels of well-honed insight.
He delivers highly customized, industry-specific insight and leadership guidance virtually from his broadcast studio that features multiple stage sets, full virtual interaction, delivered with his compelling motivational style; or on stage at events worldwide.
Jim is recognized worldwide as a “thought leader” and authority on: our post-pandemic economy; economic recovery strategies; the future of the workplace; new business and governance opportunities in the era of International upheaval; rapid business model change and industry transformation; business model disruption and the acceleration of market change; global economic trends; and the necessity for fast paced innovation. He is an authority recognized for his deep insight into the cutting edge trends of our time including autonomous vehicle technology, 3D printing, virtual reality, alternative energy generation and storage technologies, the transition to electric battery vehicle technology, genomic medicine, CRISPR and healthcare virtualization, advanced robotics and artificial intelligence, blockchain and virtual cash, machine learning and robotics, crowd-thinking and next generation R&D.
Jim has been invited in by NASA (twice) to share his insight on the future of the space industry; by Disney, to advise on new strategies for creativity and innovation; by the PGA of America for his thoughts on how to accelerate the golf industry; by Pfizer for insight on the future of medical science; by the World Bank for his thoughts on opportunities for economic development; and by the Wall Street Journal for his perspective on disruptive trends. Among countless others…
Jim’s insight has been covered in the UK Telegraph, Dubai’s Capital Magazine, South Africa’s The Star, and AP News, among hundreds more. BusinessWeek named Jim Carroll as one of four leading sources for insight on innovation and creativity. He was also a featured expert on the prime time CNBC series, The Business of Innovation.
He is also an author, with numerous books including Think Big, Start Small, Scale Fast; Surviving the Information Age; The Future Belongs To Those Who Are Fast; Ready, Set, Done; and What I Learned From Frogs in Texas: Saving Your Skin with Forward Thinking Innovation