CURRENTLY: Executive Director, American Council/United Nations University; Coordinator, AC/UNU/Millennium Project on Global Futures Research; consultants internationally; and lectures on his third book entitled Future Mind about integrating consciousness and technology in the 21st Century (Acropolis Books, 1989 and TBS Britannica for the Japanese translation, 1994) and fourth book entitled Frontiers of Futures Studies: A Handbook on Tools and Methods (UNDP 1996).
U. S. EXPERIENCE: 25 years Futures Research for government, international organizations, and private industry in Science & Technology Policy, Economics, Education, Defense, Space, Forecasting Methodology, International Telecommunications, and Decision Support Systems with the Committee for the Future, Hudson Institute, and his own firm, the Future Options Room.
INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE: Deputy Director, Partnership for Productivity International involved in national strategic planning, institutional design, training, and evaluation in economic development in Africa, Middle East, Asia, the Caribbean, and Latin America. Founded CARINET computer network in 1983 (now owned by CGNET) and personally introduced data packet switching in 12 developing countries. Independent consultant for USAID contractors, World Bank, and Futurist consultant UNDP, UNU, UNESCO, US/EPA, Gov. of Canada., and USAID. Peace Corps Volunteer in Tuberculosis & Leprosy, Malawi.
PUBLICATIONS: 60 future-oriented articles in such as the Nikkei, ADWEEK, International Tribune, LEADERS, New York Times, Technological Forecasting, Futures Research Quarterly, The Futurist, and editor for Frontiers of Futures Studies: A Handbook of Tools and Methods (1995 UNDP), author of Future Mind: Merging the Mystical and the Technological in the 21st Century (1989 & 1994), Linking the Future: Findhorn, Auroville, Arcosanti (1979), and co-author of Space Trek: The Endless Migration (1978 & 1979).
EDUCATION: BA Philosophy (The American University), MA Teaching Social Science - Futuristics (Antioch Graduate School), and Ed.D candidate in Futures Research (Univ. of Mass.)
MISC.: Invented "Futures Wheel" forecasting technique and Futuristic Curriculum Development; instrumental in SALT II section that banned first space weapon (Soviet FOBS); named by Saturday Review as among the most unusually gifted leaders of America for his pioneering work in Tropical Medicine, Future-Oriented Education, and Participatory Decision Making Systems in 1974; instrumental in naming first space shuttle the "Enterprise;" and is a leading boomerang stunt man.
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