David Zach

David Zach

Futurist and Professional Speaker

Travels from:

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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David Zach is one of the few professionally trained futurists on this planet, having earned a master's degree in Studies of the Future from the University of Houston-Clear Lake. As a futurist, Dave has worked with more than 1300 associations, corporations, and colleges offering insights on the personal and professional impact of strategic trends. In other words, he gives funny and thought-provoking talks about the future of technology, economics, business, education, demographics, and society.

Dave previously worked at Johnson Controls and Northwestern Mutual Life in the roles of environmental scanning and strategic planning. He also taught Future Studies in the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Since 1987, he mostly sits and reads everything he can. He gives talks about 50 times a year and really wishes he would write more. He is the author of two books, so far...

Dave is a member of the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center Advisory Council and on the board of the American Chesterton Society. Past activities include: AIA-WI Board, Future Milwaukee Advisory Board, Community Advisory Board for public radio station WUWM, board member of eInnovate, member of the downtown Rotary Club of Milwaukee, and chairman of the Goals for Greater Milwaukee 2000 Education Committee.

Programs
  • An Owner's Guide to the Future
  • Innovative Futures: Trends with Innovation and Design
  • Strategic Futures
  • Designs on the Future: Trends, Traditions & Choices
  • Taking the Future Home: The Tools, Skills & Perspectives of a Futurist
  • Ask the Futurist!
Publications
Video