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Roger Selbert  

Business Futurist & Speaker Specializing in Economic, Social, and Demographic Trends

Roger is one of the best-known and most respected trend experts in the U.S. His 30-year track record as a business futurist is unequaled.

Roger was corporate futurist at Security Pacific National Bank during the 1980s (“The Forward-Looking Bank”!). He served as an internal consultant to all departments. He has since that time been an independent author, speaker and consultant to a wide range of companies in a wide spectrum of industries. Roger is also a Senior Fellow of the La Jolla Institute.

Roger holds Masters and Ph.D. degrees in International Relations from the University of Southern California, where he was a Fulbright scholar, Haynes fellow and European Commission grantee. He earned his undergraduate degree in history from Bowdoin College and also attended the University of Copenhagen in Denmark.

His intellectual curiosity has always been driven to determine the difference between trends and fads, and between structural and cyclical change.

One of his earliest scenarios, written in the early 1980s, envisioned a future in which everyone, everywhere would be looking at screens all of the time, doing everything: education, entertainment, communication, shopping and buying — and being connected to everyone and everything else. Good call, Roger.

Roger can do the same sort of “future audit” for your company, product or market. Are you preparing for the correct future? Don’t just extrapolate! Combine the elements of vision and Foresee!

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Dr. Selbert can speak on a wide range of trends affecting the future. Some of his recent presentations include:

  • "We Shopped Till We Dropped, Now We'll Save to the Grave"

  • "The Competitive Business Environment of the 21st Century: The New Economy, Demography, Geography, Workforce and Consumer"

  • "The 10 States Imperative: How Demographic Trends Will Shape American Society, Politics and Economics"

  • "The Hispanic Opportunity: Why No Market Will Grow Faster Over the Next 10 Years"

  • "The New Economy Lives! Productivity, Technology and the New Economic Realities"

  • "Marketing in the Post-9/11 World: Real Trends are Revealed and Reinforced"

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The Part-Time, Freelance, Collaborative Economy | Newgeography ...

Mar 26, 2014 ... Dr. Roger Selbert is a trend analyst, researcher, writer and speaker. Growth Strategies is his newsletter on economic, social and demographic ...

2014 Regional Economic Outlook

Nov 20, 2013 ... This signature event will feature keynote speaker Dr. Roger Selbert, who will discuss current and forecasted economic trends from a regional ...

2014 Regional Economic Outlook

Nov 20, 2013 ... This signature event will feature keynote speaker Dr. Roger Selbert, who will discuss current and forecasted economic trends from a regional ...

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