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James Canton

Futurist, Author & Visionary Business Advisor

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James Canton Biography

Dr. James Canton is a renowned global futurist, social scientist, author, and visionary business advisor. As a former Apple Computer executive and high tech entrepreneur, he has been insightfully forecasting the key trends and technologies that have shaped our world. The Economist recognizes him as one of the leading global futurists. He has advised three White House Administrations and over 100 companies.

Dr. Canton is CEO and Chairman of the Institute for Global Futures, a leading think tank he founded in 1990 that advises business and government. A frequent guest of the media, he was named “the Digital Guru” by CNN and “Dr. Future” by Yahoo for his insights. Dr. Canton is the author of "The Extreme Future: The Top Trends That Will Reshape the World in the 21st Century" and "Technofutures: How Leading-Edge Innovations Will Transform Business in the 21st Century."

Dr. Canton advises the Global Fortune 1000 on trends in innovation, financial services, health care, population, life sciences, energy, security, workforce, climate change, and globalization. From a broad range of industries, clients include: IBM, Tata, Intel, Philips, General Electric, Hewlett Packard, Boeing, FedEx, and Proctor & Gamble.

Recognized as “one of the top presenters in the 21st century” by Successful Meetings Magazine, Dr. Canton is a highly sought-after keynote presenter. He has spoken to thousands of organizations on five continents. He is noted for his fascinating, informative, dynamic and entertaining keynotes.

A frequent guest of the media, Dr. Canton has been a commentator on CNN, CNBC, Fox, PBS, ABC. Media coverage has included CNBC, Fox, PBS, ABC, Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Bloomberg Report, The New York Times, US News and World Report, CEO, CIO and CFO Magazines. His FutureGuru blog and Twitter followers reach a worldwide audience.

Dr. Canton has held academic appointments at Singularity University at NASA, the Kellogg School of Management, MIT’s Media Lab, Europe, the Potomac Institute, and served on the International Advisory Council, Economic Development Board for the State Singapore, been an advisor to the National Science and Technology Council, US Departments of State, Defense and Health and Human Services.

Speaking Topics
  • The Mashup Economy and the Future of Business

    The impact of new innovations on business models and strategy is redefining commerce--find out how.

  • The Eco-Revolution: Building the Sustainable Organization

    How to understand and create the sustainable organization of the future--today.

  • The Clickstream Consumer and the Digital Lifestyle

    Find out how innovative tech such as the web, gaming, mobility and computing are creating a new consumer lifestyle.

  • Technofutures: What's Next for Innovation

    From nanotech to quantum tech, robots, GPS, GeoWeb, mobility and Web 2.0, find out what's next for innovation.

  • The Innovator's Mindset: Inventing the Future

    How leading innovator's create the future--the 7 secrets of innovation.

  • Human 2.0: The Future of Medicine, Health and Evolution

    Find out about the leading innovations and trends that will shape medicine.

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Books
The Extreme Future: The Top Trends That Will Reshape the World in the Next 20 Years

The Extreme Future: The Top Trends That Will Reshape the World in the Next 20 Years

Leading Authorities On Business: Winning Strategies from the Greatest Minds in Business Today

Leading Authorities On Business: Winning Strategies from the Greatest Minds in Business Today

Technofutures: How Leading-Edge Technology Will Transform Business in the 21st Century

Technofutures: How Leading-Edge Technology Will Transform Business in the 21st Century

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    Booking fees for James Canton, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire James Canton, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR James Canton?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like James Canton for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book James Canton for your next private or corporate function.
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James Canton Biography

Dr. James Canton is a renowned global futurist, social scientist, author, and visionary business advisor. As a former Apple Computer executive and high tech entrepreneur, he has been insightfully forecasting the key trends and technologies that have shaped our world. The Economist recognizes him as one of the leading global futurists. He has advised three White House Administrations and over 100 companies.

Dr. Canton is CEO and Chairman of the Institute for Global Futures, a leading think tank he founded in 1990 that advises business and government. A frequent guest of the media, he was named “the Digital Guru” by CNN and “Dr. Future” by Yahoo for his insights. Dr. Canton is the author of "The Extreme Future: The Top Trends That Will Reshape the World in the 21st Century" and "Technofutures: How Leading-Edge Innovations Will Transform Business in the 21st Century."

Dr. Canton advises the Global Fortune 1000 on trends in innovation, financial services, health care, population, life sciences, energy, security, workforce, climate change, and globalization. From a broad range of industries, clients include: IBM, Tata, Intel, Philips, General Electric, Hewlett Packard, Boeing, FedEx, and Proctor & Gamble.

Recognized as “one of the top presenters in the 21st century” by Successful Meetings Magazine, Dr. Canton is a highly sought-after keynote presenter. He has spoken to thousands of organizations on five continents. He is noted for his fascinating, informative, dynamic and entertaining keynotes.

A frequent guest of the media, Dr. Canton has been a commentator on CNN, CNBC, Fox, PBS, ABC. Media coverage has included CNBC, Fox, PBS, ABC, Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Bloomberg Report, The New York Times, US News and World Report, CEO, CIO and CFO Magazines. His FutureGuru blog and Twitter followers reach a worldwide audience.

Dr. Canton has held academic appointments at Singularity University at NASA, the Kellogg School of Management, MIT’s Media Lab, Europe, the Potomac Institute, and served on the International Advisory Council, Economic Development Board for the State Singapore, been an advisor to the National Science and Technology Council, US Departments of State, Defense and Health and Human Services.

James Canton Speaking Topics

  • The Mashup Economy and the Future of Business

    The impact of new innovations on business models and strategy is redefining commerce--find out how.

  • The Eco-Revolution: Building the Sustainable Organization

    How to understand and create the sustainable organization of the future--today.

  • The Clickstream Consumer and the Digital Lifestyle

    Find out how innovative tech such as the web, gaming, mobility and computing are creating a new consumer lifestyle.

  • Technofutures: What's Next for Innovation

    From nanotech to quantum tech, robots, GPS, GeoWeb, mobility and Web 2.0, find out what's next for innovation.

  • The Innovator's Mindset: Inventing the Future

    How leading innovator's create the future--the 7 secrets of innovation.

  • Human 2.0: The Future of Medicine, Health and Evolution

    Find out about the leading innovations and trends that will shape medicine.

James Canton Videos

  • e-nnovation 2013 - James Canton || The Extreme Future
  • Futurists Dr. James Canton and Gerd Leonhard Conversations
  • Ten Key Trends of The Extreme Future - Dr. James Canton

James Canton Books

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FAQs on booking James Canton

  • How to book James Canton?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like James Canton for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for James Canton, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for James Canton or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book James Canton?

    Booking fees for James Canton, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire James Canton, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for James Canton?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like James Canton for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book James Canton for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent James Canton or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for James Canton or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

James Canton is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as The Mashup Economy and the Future of Business , The Eco-Revolution: Building the Sustainable Organization , The Clickstream Consumer and the Digital Lifestyle , Technofutures: What's Next for Innovation , The Innovator's Mindset: Inventing the Future and Human 2.0: The Future of Medicine, Health and Evolution. The estimated speaking fee range to book James Canton for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. James Canton generally travels from San Francisco, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jim Carroll, Mike Walsh, R "Ray" Wang, Gary Hamel and Geoff Colvin. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling James Canton for an upcoming live or virtual event.

James Canton Speaking Topics

  • The Mashup Economy and the Future of Business

    The impact of new innovations on business models and strategy is redefining commerce--find out how.

  • The Eco-Revolution: Building the Sustainable Organization

    How to understand and create the sustainable organization of the future--today.

  • The Clickstream Consumer and the Digital Lifestyle

    Find out how innovative tech such as the web, gaming, mobility and computing are creating a new consumer lifestyle.

  • Technofutures: What's Next for Innovation

    From nanotech to quantum tech, robots, GPS, GeoWeb, mobility and Web 2.0, find out what's next for innovation.

  • The Innovator's Mindset: Inventing the Future

    How leading innovator's create the future--the 7 secrets of innovation.

  • Human 2.0: The Future of Medicine, Health and Evolution

    Find out about the leading innovations and trends that will shape medicine.

James Canton Speaker Videos

  • e-nnovation 2013 - James Canton || The Extreme Future
    Futurists Dr. James Canton and Gerd Leonhard Conversations
  • Ten Key Trends of The Extreme Future - Dr. James Canton
    Futurists Dr. James Canton and Gerd Leonhard Conversations: what ...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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