David Houle is a futurist, advisor and speaker who has always been ahead the curve. Having spent more than 20 years in media and entertainment, Houle has worked at NBC, CBS and was part of the senior executive team that created and launched MTV, Nickelodeon, VH1 and CNN Headline News.
Houle’s book, The Shift Age, explains the dynamics and forces that have shaped and will continue to reshape our world for the next 20 years. He has also authored or co-authored five other books, including Shift Ed: A Call to Action for Transforming K-12 Education, Is Privacy Dead? The Future of Privacy in the Digital Age, The New Health Age, Entering the Shift Age and Brand Shift: The Future Of Brands And Marketing. Houle also publishes a free newsletter and the highly acclaimed semi-annual Shift Age Trend Report.
Entering The Shift Age
This is Houle’s most requested and most delivered speech, based upon the 2013 #1 Amazon best-seller in the category of business planning and forecasting. Futurist Houle identifies and explains the new age we have entered. He looks at the three forces of the Shift Age, the Five Contexts of the Shift Age and how they will affect us as individuals, business people and leaders. He takes a look at the future of generations, women, technology, energy, education, IP, big data and other topics and provides the audience with eye opening transformations dead ahead. The Shift Age is one of, if not the most, transformative and exciting times in human history. Houle leaves us with suggestions for how to prepare for and adapt to this new age. A big picture presentation that is pertinent for any group or organization. It can be customized for any industry or business sector.