Jim Carroll is an author, columnist, media commentator, and consultant, with a focus on linking future trends to innovation and creativity.

He has a 20 year track record in providing direct, independent guidance to a huge, diverse global client base, combined with a previous professional financial background, including 12 years with the world’s largest professional services firm.

He is recognised worldwide as a “thought leader” and authority on: global trends; rapid business model change; business model disruption in a period of economic uncertainty; and the necessity for fast paced innovation. He is an authority recognised for his deep insight into the cutting edge trends of our time, including autonomous vehicle technology, sensors and the Internet of Things, 3D printing, virtual reality, alternative energy generation and storage technologies, genomic medicine and healthcare virtualisation, advanced robotics and artificial intelligence, blockchain and virtual cash, machine learning and robotics, crowdthinking and next generation R&D.

Carroll has a track record of inspiring organisations to reframe the opportunity for innovation in the context of significant, transformative change.

Carroll is also an author, with books including Surviving the Information Age, The Future Belongs To Those Who Are Fast, 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.

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