Jim Carroll Biography

Jim Carroll is recognized as the world’s leading futurist, trends and innovation expert, with a massive global blue chip client list. For more than 25 years, Carroll has shared his insight with more than 2 million people in attendance at his events.

Carroll's global client list is extensive and covers virtually every industry sector, including the World Bank, Volvo, NASA, the PGA of America, the Walt Disney Organization, the World Government Summit in Dubai, the Swiss Innovation Forum, the Wall Street Journal, National Australia Bank, WorldSkills, Microsoft, Johnson & Johnson, DuPont, The GAP, the US Air Force Research Laboratory, Godiva, SAP, Pfizer, Mercedes Benz, and hundreds more.

This client list gives him a front row seat to the high velocity change that is occurring as disruption comes to take hold of every industry and every organization. With that insight, and the customized research that he undertakes for every engagement, he helps to transform growth-oriented organizations into high-velocity innovation heroes!

In 2020, Carroll has been busy providing his insight from a state of the art virtual broadcast studio, which features high end video production, multiple camera angles, multimedia special effects, online interaction, audience polling, panel discussions and more. His investment in leading technology has allowed him to deliver his effective online leadership insight in an interactive broadcast style that redefines the state of the possible, with an opportunity for attention grabbing online content, and engaging interactivity.

Carroll is recognized worldwide as a “thought leader” and authority on: our post-pandemic economy; economic recovery strategies; the future of the workplace; new business and governance opportunities in the era of International upheaval; rapid business model change and industry transformation; business model disruption and the acceleration of market change; global economic trends; and the necessity for fast paced innovation. He is an authority recognized for his deep insight into the cutting edge trends of our time including autonomous vehicle technology, 3D printing, virtual reality, alternative energy generation and storage technologies, the transition to electric battery vehicle technology, genomic medicine, CRISPR and healthcare virtualization, advanced robotics and artificial intelligence, blockchain and virtual cash, machine learning and robotics, crowd-thinking and next generation R&D.

Carroll's insight has been covered in the UK Telegraph, Dubai’s Capital Magazine, South Africa’s The Star, and AP News, among hundreds more. BusinessWeek named Carroll as one of four leading sources for insight on innovation and creativity. He was also a featured expert on the prime time CNBC series, The Business of Innovation.

Carroll is an author, with numerous books including "Think Big, Start Small, Scale Fast," "Surviving the Information Age," "The Future Belongs To Those Who Are Fast," "Ready, Set, Done" and "What I Learned From Frogs in Texas: Saving Your Skin with Forward Thinking Innovation."

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Jim Carroll Videos

Futurist Jim Carroll
Futurist Jim Carroll
Disruption: It's Bigger Than You Think! Futurist Jim Carroll
Disruption: It's Bigger Than You Think! Futurist Jim Carroll
Jim Carroll - The Future Belongs to Those Who Think Big
Jim Carroll - The Future Belongs to Those Who Think Big

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Jim Carroll is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Business, Inspirational and Personal Growth. Please contact us for live or virtual event fee details. Jim Carroll generally travels from Toronto, Canada and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are R "Ray" Wang, Josh Linkner and Mike Walsh. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jim Carroll for an upcoming event.

Jim Carroll Videos

Futurist Jim Carroll
Futurist Jim Carroll
Disruption: It's Bigger Than You Think! Futurist Jim Carroll
Disruption: It's Bigger Than You Think! Futurist Jim Carroll
Jim Carroll - The Future Belongs to Those Who Think Big
Jim Carroll - The Future Belongs to Those Who Think Big
Jim Carroll - Futurist, Trends, and Innovation Expert
Jim Carroll - Futurist, Trends, and Innovation Expert
Jim Carroll - Futurist, Trends and Innovation Speaker and Author
Jim Carroll - Futurist, Trends and Innovation Speaker and Author

Jim Carroll Reviews

  • Olsson Associates - Nov 20 2017

  • Fantastic job! Very insightful and engaging. Thx again for sharing your insights with us!
    Maple Leaf Foods - Jun 05 2011

  • Thank you for the excellent presentation you delivered at our Leadership Council meeting. I received a lot of positive feedback from the group about your session -- they found your presentation to be "engaging," "thought provoking" and "inspiring." I also appreciate your thoughtful participation in the panel discussion that followed.
    Unknown - Jun 04 2011

  • Jim spoke at a partner event for Interlogix on future trends impacting home automation and other issues. He rocked! It was so much fun and his insight was very cooi. The live text message polling was pretty amazing. And all that in just the 35 minutes he had!
    Unknown - May 24 2011

  • Jim Carroll was an excellent speaker. He was very enthusiastic, and it was obvious that he loves talking about his subject matter. He covered a wide range of trends and topics, including the current and coming explosion in mobile access, the speed at which consumers move , and the huge generational displacement to come from the text message generation - Review of keynote @ Multi Unit Franchise 2011 in Las Vegas
    Unknown - May 12 2011

Jim Carroll Speaking Topics

  • Our World in 2030: The Post-Pandemic Trends That Will Redefine Your Future

  • 2020 was the most tumultuous year in decades and shifted the universe for the global economy, industries, companies, people, careers and nations! What’s your plan for moving forward?

  • 2021: What To Expect When Your Future is Unexpected: Understanding The Trends that Define Your New Future!

  • Now What? Reinvention and the Role of Optimism in Our Post-Covid World

    Reinvention surrounds us. It is inherent to our future, fundamental to our success, and a pathway to our actions. Futurist Jim Carroll shows the path forward.

  • The Next 5 Years: Understanding the Trends In our Post-Covid World

    We know the axis of our universe has shifted. But what has it shifted to? Futurist Jim Carroll shares his insight on the path forward.


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