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Jim Carroll Speaker

Jim Carroll

Ontario, Canada

Author, "Ready, Set, Done!" (2007)

Featured expert, CNBC Series, "The Business of Innovation"

One of four leading sources for insight into future trends and innovation, BusinessWeek

Jim Carroll is recognised as one of the world’s leading futurists, trends, and innovation experts. Carroll uses his expertise to help organisations meet the challenges of the economic contraction by focusing on innovation, and aligning their strategy to fast-paced future trends.

In the last fifteen years, he has proven himself as one of the world’s leading futurists, trends and innovation experts, with a diverse client list that includes Motorola, Nestle, the BBC, Caterpillar, Lincoln Financial, CapitalOne, the American Nursery and Landscape Association, the Swiss Innovation Forum, Toshiba Australia, the World Healthcare Innovation and Technology Congress, the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association, Disney, and Readers Digest.

Jim Carroll has become internationally recognised for his cutting edge insight. He was named by Business Week as one of four leading sources for insight into creativity and innovation, and was a featured panelist on the CNBC prime-time series, The Future of Innovation, with host Maria Baritoromo. The global financial powerhouse, Credit Suisse, sought his insight into issues of economic growth for their global publication, Bulletin. His insight has been covered in ABC News, INC, Fast Company, CNBC,The South China Morning Post, The Age, CAPITAL Magazine and CEO Magazine Hungary. In addition, he has written over 3,000 articles for a wide variety of print publications.

As an author, columnist, media commentator, and consultant, Jim Carroll is focused on creativity and innovation, insight that is captured in his books, “Ready, Set, Done! How to Innovate When Faster is the New Fast” (Oblio Press, 2007), and “What I Learned From Frogs in Texas: Saving Your Skin with Forward Thinking Innovation” (Oblio Press, 2005).

Carroll’s experience and ability to customise each engagement allows him to address almost any industry. He has undertaken detailed research into a variety of industry trends, including agriculture, healthcare, pharmaceutical, telecommunications, retail, consumer products, economic development, financial services, insurance, education, and many others.

Our Comment

"Jim Carroll gives an inspirational, transformative analysis on how organisations are achieving growth during economic challenges. A highly sought-after keynote speaker, he provides updates and insight into future trends and innovation."

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