Business Technology Futurist, Voted in Top 5 Technology Futurists for 2014
Jack Shaw has been a Technology Futurist for over 30 years “ which is about 15 years longer than anyone, including Jack, realized such a profession existed! But helping others understand the strategic implications of emerging technologies has only continued to increase in importance in the days since the first PC's.
At the start of 2014, Jack was voted by over 12,000 meetings planners, executives and conference attendees from around the world as one of the world's Top 5 Technology Futurists for 2014. In fact, he was the only Technology Futurist who was among the overall Top 5 Speakers in votes.
For over 25 years, Jack Shaw has provided advisory services to leading Technology Solution Providers including IBM, SAP, Oracle, CA Technologies and others. He has also delivered expert guidance and best practices to many such Fortune 500 Companies as GE and Coca Cola as well as hundreds of small to mid-sized businesses.
A business and technology strategist, Jack has spent his career helping companies from many industries, and the providers of their technologies, find better ways to conduct and operate their businesses. He is widely recognized for his expertise in such breakthrough business technologies as:
"Big Data (Data Analytics)
Supply Chain Management
He's a Marketing Strategist, Industry Thought Leader and Author of three critically acclaimed books and numerous White Papers. He was the Founder and Editor of the e-Commerce Executive newsletter, and of the e-Commerce Buyer's Guide.
A charismatic speaker, he's delivered more than 1000 paid keynote addresses and executive presentations in more than 20 countries. The advisory services of the Management Consulting Firms Jack founded, Breakthrough Business Technologies and e-Commerce Strategies, have made corporations billions by using technology to implement better processes and help them compete more effectively today and in the future. His keen perception and vision into emerging technologies and business practices have also enabled Technology Solution Providers to build products and services that anticipate where the market is headed thus generating hundreds of millions of dollars in revenues for those organizations.
Jack graduated from Yale with a degree in Business Administration and has an MBA from Kellogg in Finance and Marketing.
Transformational Leadership: Strategic Planning in Times of Crisis and Uncertainty
The world is changing at an accelerating pace –Pandemics, Climate Change, emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence. Some suggest this means the end of planning – that you can only react. But there’s a better way– Dynamic Transformational Planning (DTP). With DTP, we structure flexible Plans and Goals to anticipate near-term disruptions while still progressing toward our long-term objectives. In this program, Jack Shaw shows you how to structure your Dynamic Transformational Plan to thrive in this turbulent environment.
Innovation, Technology, and the Future
Game-changing technologies now come in bunches! Combined, their synergies are making change go exponential. The only way for organizations to survive is through radical innovation. Fortunately, these same technologies are enabling that innovation. Jack shows how organizations can visualize, plan and execute on the radical innovations needed to move from responding to change to initiating it, and turn a future of threats into opportunities!
Managing Change In Disruptive Times
By definition living in disruptive times seems to defy an organization’s ability to manage change. Emerging technologies can quickly redefine long-established industries, and tweets from powerful politicians can stand markets and supply chains on their heads. Jack lays out a proven methodology for managing change in disruptive times that responds to short-term disruptions, and keeps the long-term strategic objectives on track.
Creating Your Digital Transformation Strategy
Digital Transformation means rethinking your business ecosystems, your business model, and your business processes before applying leading edge digital technologies. Jack shares examples of organizations that have done that and a time-tested approach for a successful Digital Transformation strategy.
Extracting Real Value from Artificial Intelligence
AI is transforming business, society, and the world. Jack shares real-world examples of how cutting-edge businesses’ Al implementations reduce costs, improve service, and spark innovation.
The Blockchain Transformation
How the trust and security of blockchain-enabled digital transformation will evolve your business, your industry, and the world.
5G & IoT: The New Internet Of Everything
From connected cars to smart cities, remote robotic surgery, and self-configuring factory floors, 5G and IoT will deeply disrupt your business and your industry. Jack shows you how to design your 5G/IoT strategy for competitive advantage.
3D & 4D Printing: Revolutionizing Industry
As the newest, most powerful manufacturing technique, 3D printing is driving the next industrial revolution. When integrated with other emerging technologies, it makes a huge economic impact – and not just on manufacturers. Explore its role in the digital economy and where it is headed across society as a whole in the next decade of digital transformation.