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Glen Hiemstra

Consultant & Founder of Futurist.com

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Glen Hiemstra Biography

Glen Hiemstra is the founder and owner of Futurist.com. He is dedicated to disseminating information about the future to assist individuals, organizations, and industries in effective strategic planning. An internationally respected expert on future trends, long-range planning and creating the preferred future, Hiemstra has advised professional, business, and governmental organizations for two decades and has served as a technical advisor for futuristic television programs.

A writer as well as a speaker and consultant, Hiemstra is the author of "Millennial City: How a New Generation Can Save the Future," and "Turning the Future into Revenue: What Businesses and Individuals Need to Know to Shape Their Future." Previously he co-authored "Strategic Leadership: Achieving Your Preferred Future." He has worked with many leading companies, government agencies and organizations across a wide variety of domains.

As a recognized expert in preferred future planning, Hiemstra is a popular keynote speaker who can zero in on emerging trends in economics, demographics, energy, the environment, Internet and communications, science, technology, housing, and transportation. He goes beyond simple trend analysis to discuss the opportunities that we all have to shape the preferred future. In his consulting, Hiemstra utilizes tools such as environmental scanning, scenario development, whole systems perspectives, paradigm shifts, and analysis of organizational culture for managing change to assist enterprises to achieve high performance.

As a media technical advisor, Hiemstra has worked on several television productions, including with Steven Bochco Productions (creator of “Hill Street Blues” and “NYPD Blue”), among others. He is often cited in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, US News & World Report, The Futurist, USA Today, Business Week, the Economist, and the Los Angeles Times.

In a first career, Hiemstra was an award-winning educator; more recently he served as a Visiting Scholar at the Human Interface Technology Lab at the University of Washington, which worked on virtual and augmented reality technology. He was educated at Whitworth College, the University of Oregon, and the University of Washington.

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Turning the Future Into Revenue: What Business and Individuals Need to Know to Shape Their Futures

Turning the Future Into Revenue: What Business and Individuals Need to Know to Shape Their Futures

Beyond 2020 : The Shape of Things to Come Cassette Tape

Beyond 2020 : The Shape of Things to Come Cassette Tape

Strategic Leadership : Achieving Your Preferred Future, 3rd Edition, CD PC

Strategic Leadership : Achieving Your Preferred Future, 3rd Edition, CD PC

Speaking Topics
  • Over the Horizon: The Shape of Things to Come

    Glen’s most popular Keynote, a powerful presentation that leaves audiences astonished. This is a sweeping overview of the powerful dynamics taking us through a revolution in technology, the economy, and society. Key drivers of change from digital, bio and nano technology, to demographics, and global, social and economic forces are illustrated. Changes to basic pillars of life in the past century…the job, the home, retirement, government, education are examined. The entire presentation is framed in the context of three questions about the future, what is probable, what is possible, and what is preferred. The Keynote is highly customized to particular audiences, from information technology to manufacturing, from health care to finance, and from transportation to education. The Keynote addresses the profound events of 2001, and is usually accompanied by a highly effective visual presentation. Each audience leaves with their horizon stretched, and inspired to create their preferred future.

  • Beyond 2020: Thinking in the Future Tense

    This keynote presentation or seminar explores drivers of future change, including technological, societal, economic, demographic and global forces. A process for thinking about the future and creating the future we prefer is outlined, and in a seminar is practiced. This presentation has an equal emphasis on future trends, and processes, skills, and models for thinking about and creating the future.

    Keynote, Seminar

  • 21st Century Leadership Challenges

    This Keynote presentation or seminar explores up to twelve key challenges facing leaders in all enterprises in the first quarter of the 21st Century. Key future trends along with technological, social and economic drivers of change are summarized. The key emphasis is on identifying and exploring leadership challenges, which include leveraging rapid change, maintaining hope and vision when in turmoil, fostering continuous innovation and risk taking, and more.

    Keynote, Seminar

  • Create a Custom Title

    Substantially the same material can be presented under a custom title that the event organizer and Glen create working together.

  • Navigating the New Economic Era.

    He explains how and why we got into the fix we are in, offering a unique historical perspective on demographics, technology, energy, environment, and social values. He then explores the potential long-term benefits that will come from the current downturn, if we pursue the right strategies. With his characteristic optimism, he challenges audiences to use this opportunity to re-think their fundamental premises, and demonstrates how major innovations have come from past recessions. The opportunity is ours. In a nutshell, Mr. Hiemstra says, "This is not our fathers' recession." What emerges on the other side will not be a traditional recovery but rather a new kind of economy, and society. Are you ready to navigate the new economic era?

FAQs
  • HOW TO BOOK Glen Hiemstra?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Glen Hiemstra for both live and virtual events for over 15 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 Glen Hiemstra, 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 Glen Hiemstra or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Glen Hiemstra?

    Booking fees for Glen Hiemstra, 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 Glen Hiemstra, 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 Glen Hiemstra?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Glen Hiemstra 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 Glen Hiemstra 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 Glen Hiemstra or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Glen Hiemstra 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.
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Consultant & Founder of Futurist.com

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Glen Hiemstra Biography

Glen Hiemstra is the founder and owner of Futurist.com. He is dedicated to disseminating information about the future to assist individuals, organizations, and industries in effective strategic planning. An internationally respected expert on future trends, long-range planning and creating the preferred future, Hiemstra has advised professional, business, and governmental organizations for two decades and has served as a technical advisor for futuristic television programs.

A writer as well as a speaker and consultant, Hiemstra is the author of "Millennial City: How a New Generation Can Save the Future," and "Turning the Future into Revenue: What Businesses and Individuals Need to Know to Shape Their Future." Previously he co-authored "Strategic Leadership: Achieving Your Preferred Future." He has worked with many leading companies, government agencies and organizations across a wide variety of domains.

As a recognized expert in preferred future planning, Hiemstra is a popular keynote speaker who can zero in on emerging trends in economics, demographics, energy, the environment, Internet and communications, science, technology, housing, and transportation. He goes beyond simple trend analysis to discuss the opportunities that we all have to shape the preferred future. In his consulting, Hiemstra utilizes tools such as environmental scanning, scenario development, whole systems perspectives, paradigm shifts, and analysis of organizational culture for managing change to assist enterprises to achieve high performance.

As a media technical advisor, Hiemstra has worked on several television productions, including with Steven Bochco Productions (creator of “Hill Street Blues” and “NYPD Blue”), among others. He is often cited in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, US News & World Report, The Futurist, USA Today, Business Week, the Economist, and the Los Angeles Times.

In a first career, Hiemstra was an award-winning educator; more recently he served as a Visiting Scholar at the Human Interface Technology Lab at the University of Washington, which worked on virtual and augmented reality technology. He was educated at Whitworth College, the University of Oregon, and the University of Washington.

Glen Hiemstra Videos

  • Organizational Change with Futurist Glen Hiemstra - Transas Global...
    Glen Hiemstra, founder of Futurist.com, delivers a keynote to the Transas Global 2018 Conference in Vancouver BC. This excerpt is focused on...
  • Glen Hiemstra Keynotes Lundbeck Global Conference
    Glen Hiemstra, Founder of Futurist.com, keynotes the annual Global Commerce Conference for Lundbeck, Copenhagen, 2015. Glen discusses future trends,...
  • THE FUTURIST - Glen Hiemstra
    In this short film Glen Hiemstra, Founder of Futurist.com, explores what it means to be a futurist and what drives his work. The film was produced...

Glen Hiemstra Books

Glen Hiemstra Speaking Topics

  • Over the Horizon: The Shape of Things to Come

    Glen’s most popular Keynote, a powerful presentation that leaves audiences astonished. This is a sweeping overview of the powerful dynamics taking us through a revolution in technology, the economy, and society. Key drivers of change from digital, bio and nano technology, to demographics, and global, social and economic forces are illustrated. Changes to basic pillars of life in the past century…the job, the home, retirement, government, education are examined. The entire presentation is framed in the context of three questions about the future, what is probable, what is possible, and what is preferred. The Keynote is highly customized to particular audiences, from information technology to manufacturing, from health care to finance, and from transportation to education. The Keynote addresses the profound events of 2001, and is usually accompanied by a highly effective visual presentation. Each audience leaves with their horizon stretched, and inspired to create their preferred future.

  • Beyond 2020: Thinking in the Future Tense

    This keynote presentation or seminar explores drivers of future change, including technological, societal, economic, demographic and global forces. A process for thinking about the future and creating the future we prefer is outlined, and in a seminar is practiced. This presentation has an equal emphasis on future trends, and processes, skills, and models for thinking about and creating the future.

    Keynote, Seminar

  • 21st Century Leadership Challenges

    This Keynote presentation or seminar explores up to twelve key challenges facing leaders in all enterprises in the first quarter of the 21st Century. Key future trends along with technological, social and economic drivers of change are summarized. The key emphasis is on identifying and exploring leadership challenges, which include leveraging rapid change, maintaining hope and vision when in turmoil, fostering continuous innovation and risk taking, and more.

    Keynote, Seminar

  • Create a Custom Title

    Substantially the same material can be presented under a custom title that the event organizer and Glen create working together.

  • Navigating the New Economic Era.

    He explains how and why we got into the fix we are in, offering a unique historical perspective on demographics, technology, energy, environment, and social values. He then explores the potential long-term benefits that will come from the current downturn, if we pursue the right strategies. With his characteristic optimism, he challenges audiences to use this opportunity to re-think their fundamental premises, and demonstrates how major innovations have come from past recessions. The opportunity is ours. In a nutshell, Mr. Hiemstra says, "This is not our fathers' recession." What emerges on the other side will not be a traditional recovery but rather a new kind of economy, and society. Are you ready to navigate the new economic era?

FAQs on booking Glen Hiemstra

  • How to book Glen Hiemstra?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Glen Hiemstra for both live and virtual events for over 15 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 Glen Hiemstra, 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 Glen Hiemstra or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Glen Hiemstra?

    Booking fees for Glen Hiemstra, 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 Glen Hiemstra, 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 Glen Hiemstra?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Glen Hiemstra 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 Glen Hiemstra 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 Glen Hiemstra or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Glen Hiemstra 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.

Glen Hiemstra is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Over the Horizon: The Shape of Things to Come, Beyond 2020: Thinking in the Future Tense, 21st Century Leadership Challenges, Create a Custom Title and Navigating the New Economic Era.. The estimated speaking fee range to book Glen Hiemstra for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Glen Hiemstra generally travels from Seattle, WA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Mike Walsh, Michael Rogers, Don Peppers, Jim Carroll and James Canton. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Glen Hiemstra for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Glen Hiemstra Speaker Videos

  • Organizational Change with Futurist Glen Hiemstra - Transas Global 2018
    Glen Hiemstra, founder of Futurist.com, delivers a keynote to the Transas Global 2018 Conference in Vancouver BC. This excerpt is focused on organizational change - how do you get from seeing the...
    Glen Hiemstra Keynotes Lundbeck Global Conference
    Glen Hiemstra, Founder of Futurist.com, keynotes the annual Global Commerce Conference for Lundbeck, Copenhagen, 2015. Glen discusses future trends, leadership for shaping the future, and health care...
  • THE FUTURIST - Glen Hiemstra
    In this short film Glen Hiemstra, Founder of Futurist.com, explores what it means to be a futurist and what drives his work. The film was produced by Graymatter Productions, Seattle, Washington. ...

Glen Hiemstra Speaking Topics

  • Over the Horizon: The Shape of Things to Come

    Glen’s most popular Keynote, a powerful presentation that leaves audiences astonished. This is a sweeping overview of the powerful dynamics taking us through a revolution in technology, the economy, and society. Key drivers of change from digital, bio and nano technology, to demographics, and global, social and economic forces are illustrated. Changes to basic pillars of life in the past century…the job, the home, retirement, government, education are examined. The entire presentation is framed in the context of three questions about the future, what is probable, what is possible, and what is preferred. The Keynote is highly customized to particular audiences, from information technology to manufacturing, from health care to finance, and from transportation to education. The Keynote addresses the profound events of 2001, and is usually accompanied by a highly effective visual presentation. Each audience leaves with their horizon stretched, and inspired to create their preferred future.

  • Beyond 2020: Thinking in the Future Tense

    This keynote presentation or seminar explores drivers of future change, including technological, societal, economic, demographic and global forces. A process for thinking about the future and creating the future we prefer is outlined, and in a seminar is practiced. This presentation has an equal emphasis on future trends, and processes, skills, and models for thinking about and creating the future.

    Keynote, Seminar

  • 21st Century Leadership Challenges

    This Keynote presentation or seminar explores up to twelve key challenges facing leaders in all enterprises in the first quarter of the 21st Century. Key future trends along with technological, social and economic drivers of change are summarized. The key emphasis is on identifying and exploring leadership challenges, which include leveraging rapid change, maintaining hope and vision when in turmoil, fostering continuous innovation and risk taking, and more.

    Keynote, Seminar

  • Create a Custom Title

    Substantially the same material can be presented under a custom title that the event organizer and Glen create working together.

  • Navigating the New Economic Era.

    He explains how and why we got into the fix we are in, offering a unique historical perspective on demographics, technology, energy, environment, and social values. He then explores the potential long-term benefits that will come from the current downturn, if we pursue the right strategies. With his characteristic optimism, he challenges audiences to use this opportunity to re-think their fundamental premises, and demonstrates how major innovations have come from past recessions. The opportunity is ours. In a nutshell, Mr. Hiemstra says, "This is not our fathers' recession." What emerges on the other side will not be a traditional recovery but rather a new kind of economy, and society. Are you ready to navigate the new economic era?

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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.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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