Dr. Marvin Cetron

Dr. Marvin Cetron has been identified as one of the nation’s foremost futurists in the cover story, “The Next 50 Years” in the 50th Anniversary issue of U.S. News & World Report. Dr. Marvin Cetron was selected by the Institute of Industrial Engineers as one of the top 10 Industrial Engineers in the U.S. and has been featured in countless magazines and newspapers. Dr. Marvin Cetron has appeared regularly on every major television network, including Today, Good Morning America, CBS Morning News, CNN Newsmaker Sunday, Crossfire and Larry King Live shows.

Dr. Marvin Cetron is the founder and president of Forecasting International and is one of the foremost forecaster-futurists in the world. As a pioneer in corporate, industry, demographic and lifestyle forecasting, he has structured Forecasting International to provide industry and government with the benefits and insights of an international group of experts in the fields of management techniques technological forecasting corporate strategic planning technology assessment R & D planning project selections resource allocation economics marketing and the behavioral sciences.

Dr. Marvin Cetron has written numerous articles, papers and publications. He has written three dozen books, the most popular of which are: Encounters with the Future: A Forecast of Life into the 21st Century Jobs of the Future The 500 Best Jobs – Where they are and How to Get Them Schools of the Future: How American Business and Education Can Cooperate to Save Our Schools The Future of American Business The U.S. in World Competition, The Great Job Shake-Out: How to Find a New Career after the Crash American Renaissance: Our Life at the Turn of the 21st Century Educational Renaissance: How to Improve Our Schools by the Turn of the 21st Century Crystal Globe: The Have and Have Not Nations in the New World Order He Terror 2000 and Encountering the Future: The Impact of Tomorrows Technology.

During his 20 year career in research and development planning and forecasting with the U.S. Navy, Dr. Marvin Cetron was in charge of the design, development, and implementation of the most comprehensive technological forecast in the US. In his extensive experience with government agencies, foreign governments, and industry, Dr. Cetron has been a consultant to more than 150 firms including Apple Computer, B&W Tobacco, Control Data Corporation, First National City Bank, General Motors, GTE, IBM, and Xerox. He has also advised the European Community, the Brazilian Ministry of Planning, the Kenyan Ministry of Finance, and the Indonesian Ministry of Economics.

Dr. Marvin Cetron has a B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from Pennsylvania State University, a M.S. degree in Production Management from Columbia University and a Ph.D. in Research and Development Management from American University.