Jane Buckingham is one of the country’s foremost experts on Generations X, Y and V. She is a bestselling author, speaker, and television host.
Buckingham is the Founder and CEO of Trendera, a leading consulting and trend forecasting company that helps organizations and individuals gain insights into these generations. Trendera produces the “The Trendera Files” and works with Fortune 500 clients including NBC, MTV, Target, Conde Nast, Gap, Mattel, Hilton, and many others. Buckingham also provides mentorship and consulting services to bridge young professionals and the working world.
Ms. Buckingham is a contributing editor to Glamour Magazine. She reissued her bestselling book “The Modern Girls Guide to Life” in fall of 2015, and is currently at work on a book about the next generation, Gen V.
At 17, Buckingham wrote the book “Teens Speak Out” about her own generation, and since then she has been on a quest to better understand and explain how young people feel. Buckingham pioneered the trend-forecasting starting Youth Intelligence where she published The Cassandra Report, and TrendCentral, all of which she sold to Creative Artists Agency in 2003.
Jane is the author of the bestselling The Modern Girl’s Guide book series and was a host of the television series “The Modern Girl’s Guide to Life,” which aired on the Style network for four years and inspired young women to live their best lives personally and professionally.
Buckingham has been the subject of in-depth profiles in The Los Angeles Times on “60 Minutes,” and “Good Morning America.” Other television appearances include “The Today Show,” “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” and “The View.” Elle Magazine voted Buckingham one of the Most Powerful women in Hollywood.
In her commitment to public service work, Jane serves on the Board of Directors for Baby2Baby and Women In Film and advises to The Joyful Heart.
Jane Buckingham graduated from Duke University majoring in English. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband Marcus and two children.