Marketing Futures

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PLEASE NOTE: The Marketing Futures Committee will begin at 12PM EST instead of the normal 11AM.

WELCOME (12:00PM – 12:05PM EST)

The Marketing Futures Committee sits at the crossroads of inspiration and application. We are a collective of marketers, innovators, entrepreneurs, and agency professionals with a single goal -- creating a better tomorrow for our industry.

I. ASK A FUTURIST (12:05PM – 12:55PM EST)

This is your opportunity to have your most burning questions about the future answered by futurist, author, inventor, speaker, and professor Brian David Johnson. Brian has experience working with Fortune 100 corporations, governments, militaries, nonprofits, and more. Bring your curiosity and get ready for an illuminating conversation about what lies beyond the horizon.


Brian David Johnson
Futurist, Author, Professor

Brian David Johnson has made the future his business. From 2009 to 2016, Johnson was Intel Corporation's first-ever futurist. Currently, he is a professor at Arizona State University's Global Futures Laboratory and the School for the Future of Innovation in Society. He also works in a private practice with a broad range of groups, including governments, militaries, corporations, nonprofits and start-ups, to help them envision their future. Johnson holds over 40 patents and is the best-selling author of both science fiction and fact books, including A Threatcasting Textbook [Morgan and Claypool], The Future You [Harper], WaR: Wizards and Robots [Penguin], and 21st Century Robot [Make].