Michael Cushman is a Sr. Fellow and Director of Consulting at the futurist think tank, The DaVinci Institute. He believes “future shock” is here. People around the globe are afraid of missing the future and being left behind. Michael’s solution, called Strategic Futurism, encourages every individual and group to develop the latest anticipatory skills, take advantage of foresight, and align today’s decisions and investments with the future, whether planning a career, a business strategy, or a smart city.
His business career includes projects in the USA, Europe, and Asia, working in strategy, innovation, and transformation. His software designs have won “Product of the Year” awards, and he’s one of the few to be granted US patents for improving the rate and retention of learning.