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Leading Futurists Interviews and Contributions to Press Articles

John Mahaffie on the Future

Forbes.com posted a mini-interview with John on what he, as a futurist, was sure would happen, and didn’t, and what has happened that totally surprised him.

“300 Million Americans, and Beyond”

John Mahaffie and Jennifer Jarratt from Leading Futurists, were interviewed by ABC News on Friday for their segment on “300 Million Americans, and Beyond” shown on October 16, 2006 and on Good Morning America on the 17th.

The video is here:

As you’ll see, John’s commentabout intelligent cars was aired in the piece. As always, they do short pieces, but they were taking the future seriously and asked us a lot of basic questions, using our information along with other interviews to put their story together.

“The Future Needs Futurists,” Wired Online

Jennifer Jarratt and other members of the Association of Professional Futurists interviewed for a Wired Online article about increasing corporate and government use of futurists. “Corporations and agencies, including British Telecom, IBM, the FBI and even Hallmark, have futurists on staff. Scores of other firms employ them as consultants.” Link, October 7, 2005.

“Beam Me Up, Boss,” Sydney Morning Herald

John Mahaffie Interview on the future of work and worklife. Link, November 2005.

Next News: US News and World Report

John Mahaffie Interview on trends over the next 10 to 25 years that are not getting much notice. www.usnews.com/usnews/tech/nextnews/archive/next040409.htm. April 2004.