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Glen Hiemstra

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What the next 100 years offers humanity in space, 40 years a futurist with Glen Hiemstra

The Irish Tech News Podcast

Interesting conversation with Glen Hiemstra who has been a futurist since 1980! More about Glen See his website here. If you listen carefully, you can learn what the future is telling you. Before the Internet was even a public network Glen Hiemstra, Futurist, studied how it would change human and organizational communication. In the mid-1980`s he was describing the coming economic growth of the Pacific Rim countries. Glen told audiences about global warming and climate change...in 1987. He previewed nanotechnology...in 1989, and described genomic science and biotechnology even earlier. Glen wrote about the age wave and the end of classic retirement...in 1995. By 2001 Glen described the coming energy transformation as the greatest economic opportunity of the next half-century. As early as 2006 Glen told people why the debt bubble would burst, as it did more than a year later. Before the Internet was popular Glen had the foresight to register Futurist.com and become Founder and CEO of the site that is now visited by people from 120 nations each month. To deal with breakthrough trends like these Glen helps large and small companies, educational institutions, government agencies and communities re-think their future vision. This is why audience members for Glen`s keynote speeches and clients for his long-range planning  A writer as well as a speaker and consultant, Glen is the author of Turning the Future into Revenue: What Businesses and Individuals Need to Know to Shape Their Future (Wiley & Sons 2006). Previously he co-authored Strategic Leadership: Achieving Your Preferred Future and his new book Millennial City was published in Fall 2014. Glen has also served as a technical advisor for futuristic television shows and appeared in future oriented documentaries. Glen has worked with many leading companies, government agencies and organizations across a wide variety of domains. These include international clients like Saint Gobain and Certainteed, Sonae of Portugal, Ambrosetti of Italy, Lundbeck Pharmaceuticals, Huawei of China, The World Future Forum-The Hague, GHD Engineering of Australia, Russian Railroad, Toyota, and others like Boeing Commercial Airplanes (most recently designing and leading a “Next 100 Years” strategic foresight project), Microsoft, The Home Depot, Adobe, Ernst & Young, PaineWebber, ShareBuilder, Club of Amsterdam, REI, Weyerhaeuser, Hewlett Packard, Novo Nordisk, U.S./Mexico JWC, APAX Partners, Atlanta 2060, Tulsa 2025, , FHWA Advanced Research, Eddie Bauer, Procter & Gamble, ACE Hardware, IHOP, John Deere, Lexis Nexus, Land O Lakes, Mass Mutual, Mutual of Enumclaw, ING, Colorado League of Cities, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and others. Transportation clients include USDOT, FHWA, Idaho Transportation 2030, Michigan DOT 2030, Louisiana DOT, Texas Transportation Forum, and various auto, trucking and rail related businesses including America Trucking Association, Great Dane Trailers, Union Pacific, Toyota, Great Western Insurance, and others.


25 Feb 2021

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Futurist.COM Founder Glen Hiemstra on 40 Years of Futurism: The Future is Something We Do


Glen Hiemstra has been a futurist for close to 40 years. But if you think his specialty is forecasting the future then you’d be wrong. No. Hiemstra’s focus has not been on the most probable, or even the possible future. Instead, Glen has chosen to focus consistently on what he calls “the preferred future.” This […]

2hr 10mins

18 Nov 2020

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The Future of Futurists with futurist Gerd Leonhard, Glen Hiemstra and Anton Musgrave 02. Sept. 2020

Audio-only versions of Futurist Gerd Leonhard's keynotes

What's coming on the horizon? The Future of Futurists hosted by futurist Gerd Leonhard https://gerd.fm/2WXdH7V with Gerd's renowned futurist colleagues: Glen Hiemstra https://gerd.fm/2GzseAB and Anton Musgrave https://gerd.fm/3bweMJiWatch the conversation between these 3 renowned futurists on youtube here: https://gerd.fm/35hfh8TFor more of Gerd Leonhard's complete keynote videos and films please visit https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOHm-yfLAeTYdLd4fnALewA/videos

1hr 2mins

7 Sep 2020

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S2: Ep01 - Glen Hiemstra talks about his 40+ years as a futurist

Exponential Minds Podcast with Nikolas Badminton, Futurist

Welcome to Season 2 of the Exponential Minds Podcast. Nikolas Badminton, Futurist, Keynote Speaker and Author, speaks to the amazing thinkers that dream bigger and impact the world with their thinking and actions. This episode features a futurist with over 40 years of experience, Glen Hiemstra. Glen is an internationally respected expert on future trends, long-range planning and creating the preferred future. An inspiring and deeply experienced voice among futurists, Glen has advised professional, business, and governmental organizations for over two decades. He is also the Founder of Futurist.com. See more of Glen’s work at www.futurist.com See more of Nikolas’ work at www.nikolasbadminton.com and on his Youtube channel.


23 Mar 2020

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Glen Hiemstra - Futurist - Episode #56

A Fresh Agenda

Glen Hiemstra is an internationally respected expert on future trends, long-range planning and creating the preferred future. Join us for a conversation about how we solve climate change, electrifying all transportation, tech and space exploration. He also has some exercises for you to position yourself for your best future.


21 Jan 2019

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Future Talks: Glen Hiemstra

Media Conversations

Glen Hiemstra (futurist.com) speaks with host Ralph Simon in this premiere episode of the Future Talks series on the Media Conversations channel of The Conversations Network.


10 Oct 2007