David Houle | The CEO's Futurist and Two-Time "Emmy" Award winning Producer

David Houle

The CEO's Futurist and Two-Time "Emmy" Award winning Producer

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David Houle

David Houle is a futurist, thinker and speaker. Houle spent more than 20 years in mediaand entertainment. He has worked at NBC, CBS, and was part of the senior executiveteam that created and launched MTV, Nickelodeon, VH1 and CNN Headline News.Houle has won a number of awards including two Emmys, the prestigious George FosterPeabody award, and the Heartland award for "Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream". He wasnominated for an Academy Award as well.Houle is consistently ranked as one of the top futurists and futurist keynote speakers onthe major search engines and in the world today. In the last five years he has deliveredkeynotes on six continents and twelve countries. He is often called "the CEOs' Futurist"having spoken to or advised 2,500+ CEOs and business owners in the past seven years.He writes the highly regarded futurist blog www.evolutionshift.com with the tag line "AFuture Look At Today." For those of you on Twitter his user name is evolutionshift,which is also the name of his YouTube channel. He publishes the free Shift AgeNewsletter, available at www.davidhoule.com/newsletter. During 2010 Houle was afeatured contributor on Oprah.com, and his much acclaimed site futurewow.com which is his curated visual look into the future launched in 2013.David has been speaking about the future for 8 years and his influential first book The Shift Age was published in 2007. His second book, Shift Ed: A Call to Action for Transforming K-12 Education, written with Jeff Cobb was published in March2011. The New Health Age: the Future of Health Care in America, co-authored withJonathan Fleece, was published by Sourcebooks in January 2012, and became a #1 bestseller on Amazon in the categories of Medicine and Future of Health Care. Enteringthe Shift Age was published by Sourcebooks in January of 2013. It is also a #1 Amazonbest seller in the category of Business Planning and Forecasting. Houle published theeBook Is Privacy Dead: The Future of Privacy in the Digital Age in November2013. His latest book Brand Shift: The Future of Brands and Marketing with co-author Owen Shapiro was published in August 2014Houle is currently Futurist in Residence and Guest Lecturer at the Ringling College of Art + Design.

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Entering the Shift Age

This is Houle’s most requested and most delivered speech and is based upon the 2013 #1 Amazon best-seller in the category of business planning and forecasting. Futurist Houle identifies and explains the new age we have entered. He looks at the three forces of the Shift Age, the Five Contexts of the Shift Age and how they will affect us as individuals, business people and leaders. He takes a look at the future of generations, women, technology, energy, education, IP, big data and other topics and provides the audience with eye opening transformations dead ahead. The Shift Age is one of, if not the most transformative and exciting times in human history. Houle leaves us with suggestions for how to prepare for and adapt to this new age. A big picture presentation that is pertinent for any group or organization. It can be customized for any industry or business sector.

Leading and Succeeding in the Transformation Decade

Houle has called 2010-2020 the Transformation Decade. Much of humanity and the world will be transformed during these ten years. Houle presents a look at the Shift Age, the Transformation Decade and all the incredible changes that will occur. He takes a look at the rapidly changing workplace and then presents the qualities and concepts needed to lead, manage and succeed in this decade of incredible change and transformation.

Shift Ed
A Call to Action for Transforming K-12 Education

This presentation is based upon Houle’s acclaimed book of the same name. As a futurist involved in education, Houle calls for nothing less than the transformation of K-12 education for the twenty-first century. He frames this transformation in both the history of education and the future of this new century and the Shift Age. In the three years it has been delivered, this presentation has been widely praised by educators as a needed vision of the future of education.

The New Health Age

This presentation provides a large, contextual and conceptual understanding of the huge forces and changes that are and will completely transform the health care and medical landscape in America and around the world in the next ten years. This presentation is based upon the #1 Amazon best-seller of the same name. Houle has spoken to and been booked by numerous associations and health care companies, providing them with the vision and understanding of the huge changes that are inevitable. This is a presentation for any health care or medical meeting.

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