Jim Carroll is one of the world’s leading futurists, trends and innovation experts. It’s Jim’s inspirational, transformative thinking that will help you discover opportunity in an era of high-velocity change. In his keynotes and leadership sessions, Jim Carroll has been helping his clients meet the challenges by focusing on innovation and by aligning their strategy to fast-paced future trends.
Jim Carroll has a track record of providing unique guidance on cutting edge trends and identifying opportunities for innovation to some of the most prestigious organizations in the world. When the Walt Disney Corporation went looking for an expert on the topic of innovation and creativity, they went with Jim Carroll. When the Readers Digest Food & Entertainment Division, the publisher of such innovative magazines as Everyday with Rachel Ray, went looking for a keynote speaker for a New York City based symposium on marketing and advertising trends, they went with Jim Carroll. And when the US College Board searched for an inspirational futurist who could address the future of education, for an audience that includes leading educators from Harvard, Yale, and 100 other top US universities and colleges, they chose Jim Carroll.
Jim Carroll has become internationally recognized for his cutting edge insight. He was named by Business Week as one of four leading sources for insight into creativity and innovation, and was a featured panelist on the CNBC prime-time series, The Future of Innovation, with host Maria Baritoromo. The global financial powerhouse, Credit Suisse, sought his insight into issues of economic growth for their global publication, Bulletin. Jim Carroll’s insight has been covered by ABC News, INC, Fast Company, CNBC, the South China Morning Post (Hong Kong), The Age (Sydney, Australia), CAPITAL Magazine (Dubai/United Arab Emirates), and CEO Magazine Hungary. In addition, he has written over 3,000 articles for a wide variety of print publications.
As an author, columnist, media commentator and consultant, Carroll is completely focused on creativity and innovation, insight that is captured in his books “Ready, Set, Done! How to Innovate When Faster is the New Fast” and “What I Learned From Frogs in Texas: Saving Your Skin with Forward Thinking Innovation.”
What does Jim Carroll bring to a meeting or event? Wisdom, inspirationand extremely customized insight. He has carefully studied the key strategies and leadership ideas that have permitted some organizations to achieve breakthrough innovations and absolutely compelling levels of creativity.