Jason Schenker Keynote Speaker
- President of Prestige Economics & Chairman of The Futurist Institute
- Co-Founder of NFT Degree, a joint venture to protect the authenticity of human capital assets
- Ranked as a top forecaster in 46 categories by Bloomberg News
Jason Schenker's Biography
Jason Schenker is the President of Prestige Economics and Chairman of The Futurist Institute. He has been ranked one of the most accurate financial forecasters and futurists in the world. Bloomberg News has ranked Jason a top forecaster in 46 categories, including #1 in the world for his accuracy in 26 categories, including for his forecasts of the Euro, the British Pound, the Russian Ruble, the Chinese Yuan, crude oil prices, natural gas prices, gold prices, industrial metals prices, agricultural commodity prices, and U.S. jobs.
Jason’s work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. He has appeared on CNBC, CNN, ABC, NBC, MSNBC, Fox, Fox Business, BNN, Bloomberg Germany, and the BBC. He has been a guest host of Bloomberg TV and a contributor for Bloomberg Opinion.
Jason Schenker has written 36 books. Fourteen have been #1 Best Sellers, including The Future After COVID, Jobs for Robots, Quantum: Computing Nouveau, Commodity Prices 101, Recession-Proof, Futureproof Supply Chain, Electing Recession, The Future of Finance is Now, The Future of Energy, The Future of Travel, The Dumpster Fire Election, and The Robot and Automation Almanac for years 2018, 2020, and 2021. Jason was featured as one of the world’s foremost futurists in the book After Shock, and he contributed to the book World Emerging from Pandemic from National Intelligence University that was commissioned by the Strategic Multilayer Assessment. He was ranked one of the 100 most influential financial advisors in the world by Investopedia in 2018.
As the President of Prestige Economics, Jason advises executives, industry groups, institutional investors, and central banks. He also founded The Futurist Institute, for which he created a rigorous course of study that includes The Future of Work, The Future of Transportation, The Future of Data, The Future of Finance, Futurist Fundamentals, The Future of Energy, The Future of Leadership, The Future of Healthcare, The Future of Quantum Computing, and The Future After COVID.
Before founding Prestige Economics, Jason worked as a Risk Specialist at McKinsey and Company and worked previously as the Chief Energy and Commodity Economist at Wachovia (Wells Fargo). Since 2012, he has been one of the 100 CEOs on the Texas Business Leadership Council, a non-partisan organization that advises Texas elected leadership at the state and federal levels. He is also a member of the Bretton Woods Committee. Jason also co-founded NFT Degree, a joint venture to protect the provenance and authenticity of human capital assets.