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Thomas Frey - Google's top rated futurist speaker and IBM's most award winning engineer

**Thomas Frey - Senior Futurist

**Google's Top Rated Futurist Speaker

Executive Director of the DaVinci Institute

"The greatest value in understanding the future comes from spotting the major cultural, demographic, societal, and economic shifts early and translating them into viable business strategies," says Tom.

As the Executive Director and Senior Futurist at the DaVinci Institute, he works closely with his Board of Visionaries to develop original research studies, which enables him to speak on unusual topics, translating trends into unique opportunities.

As part of the celebrity speaking circuit, Tom continually pushes the envelope of understanding, creating fascinating images of the world to come. His keynote talks on futurist topics have captivated people ranging from high level government officials to executives in Fortune 500 companies including NASA, IBM, AT&T, Hewlett-Packard, Lucent Technologies, First Data, Boeing, Capital One, Bell Canada, Visa, Ford Motor Company, Qwest, Allied Signal, Hunter Douglas, Direct TV, International Council of Shopping Centers, National Association of Federal Credit Unions, Times of India, and many more.

Because of his work inspiring inventors and other revolutionary thinkers, the Boulder Daily Camera has referred to him as the "Father of Invention". The Denver Post and Seattle Post Intelligencer have referred to him as the "Dean of Futurists".

Before launching the DaVinci Institute, Tom spent 15 years at IBM as an engineer and designer where he received over 270 awards, more than any other IBM engineer. He is also a past member of the Triple Nine Society (High I.Q. society over 99.9 percentile).

Tom has been a columnist for the Denver Post, Rocky Mountain News, and Boulder County Business Report, and is the author of the 1998 book "Inventions of Impact". He currently writes a newsletter entitled "News from the Future" and has written numerous articles on a wide range of futurist topics. He has also been a contributing writer for The Futurist Magazine and is the Editor of the Impact Lab, an online emerging technology blog which was recently rated by Popular Science Magazine as one of the "top five science blogs in the known universe".

Most popular presentations include:

  • The City of the Future - Eight Dimensions of Human Connectedness that will Define Tomorrow's Great Cities

  • Eight Future Technologies that will Define the World in the Coming Decade

  • The Future of Libraries - Next Steps in the Great Transformation

  • The Future of Education - Radical Shifts are About Begin

  • The Future of Business - One Brilliantly Inspired Innovation at a Time

  • The Future of Innovation - Global Trends and the New Innovation Landscape

  • The Future of Transportation - Will We Ever have an Efficient Commute?

  • Nation State 2.0 - Redefining the Relationship Between Government and Business

All presentations are custom tailored to meet the needs of the specific audience

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