Technofutures: How Leading-Edge Innovations Will Transform Business in the 21st Century

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Technofutures provides a visionary and bold forecast of how leading-edge innovations will transform business and society in the 21st century. This book is a blueprint for carving out competitive advantage. If you want an informative, entertaining and easy-to-access briefing of what innovations will shape the future then Technofutures is for you. Find out what the future holds for customers, lifestyles, and markets. Discover what the future of health care, financial services, entertainment, computers, nanotechnology and education will be. Hold on to your seat as Dr. Canton, who CNN calls the Future Guru forecasts the top trends you must know about now to thrive in the 21st Century.

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Dr. James Canton is a renowned global futurist, social scientist, author, and sought-after business advisor. For the past thirty years, he has been insightfully forecasting the top trends that will shape the future. He is a leading authority on innovation and its impact on the future of business, customers and society.

Dr. Canton is Chairman and CEO of the Institute for Global Futures, a San Francisco-based think tank he founded in 1990, to help clients better anticipate the future. Dr. Canton advises Fortune 1000 corporations and governments worldwide. He has also served as an advisor to the White House Office of Science and Technology and the National Science Foundation. He is on the advisory board of MIT’s Media Lab, Europe.

A dynamic and in-demand public speaker, Dr. Canton has spoken to thousands of organizations on five continents. He is noted for his provocative and entertaining ability to blend fascinating forecasts of trends and breakthroughs that will shape the future. Successful Meetings Magazine named him as one of the top presenters in the nation.

A frequent guest of the media worldwide, he has served as a commentator on CNN, Financial News, where he was named, "the Digital Guru." Media coverage about Dr. Canton’s innovative vision of the future has appeared in Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Report, The New York Times, US News and World Report, CEO, CIO and CFO Magazines.

Dr. Canton is the Editor-in-Chief of the Global Futures Report, which advises leaders about emerging innovations and trends. He is the author of Technofutures, a book acclaimed as a blueprint for how innovation will shape the future of business in the 21st century. His next book is The Innovation Economy and the Future of Business.

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Dr. Canton has given us an engaging, entertaining, yet thought-provoking glimpse of the future. -- Dr. Teruaki Aoki, President and COO, Sony Electronics, Inc.

Insightful and on the mark. A must-read for any cyber entrepreneur. -- Ted Leonsis, President, America Online Interactive Properties Group

Technofutures is the essential guide to the future of business. It is bold and provocative, yet realistic! -- Rudy Burger CEO MIT's Media Lab - Europe

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