Ray Hammond is Europe’s most experienced, most successful and most widely published futurist. For over 30 years he has researched, written, spoken and broadcast about how major trends will affect society and business in the future. Ray is the author of 16 books about the future, a body of work, which he began in 1980 and which stands as testament to the long-term accuracy, and reliability of his foresight.
In his recent presentation at the Presidents Institute, he discussed the trends and threats facing our businesses. Check out the video below to see a quick preview of Ray’s presentation.
With over 30 years of experience, it is easy to see why Ray Hammond is tagged as Europe’s most seasoned, most successful and most widely published futurist.
His decades of research, publication and keynotes have been useful to some of the world’s biggest companies, such as Apple, GE, IBM, MasterCard, HSBC, Barclaycard, McKinsey, Intel, Samsung, SAP, Adobe, Siemens, Dow Chemicals, Intel, Ernst & Young, Johnson & Johnson, Shell, Microsoft, Cisco, Accenture, etc., etc.
As a best-selling author, Ray has written 16 books about the future, the first of which was published in 1982. Most notably, his 1984 work, “The Online Handbook”, was the world’s first book to describe the commercial potential of the internet and to identify the importance of “search”. The book he is currently working on is called “SMART BODIES: How Digital Technology Will Transform Your Health.”
In 2010, former President Mikhail Gorbachev presented me with a United Nations Gold Medal for “services to futurology”.
In Ray Hammond‘s keynote presentation “The Seven Key Drivers of the Future”, Ray identifies and explains the implications of the most important trends likely to shape business and society over the next ten to twenty years.