IGF serves clients across the globe.

Client Services

The Institute For Global Futures offers strategy consulting, new venture analysis, research, media programs, keynote presentations, conferences and strategic alliance building for a broad range of global Fortune 1000 clients. Client engagements are on a project or retainer basis. The Institute provides strategic analysis and business intelligence about the impact of future trends and innovations for a worldwide client base. IGF has worked with over 100 clients in numerous industries worldwide, including financial services, health care, entertainment, media, hospitality, manufacturing, knowledge, biotech, logistics, electronics and transportation.    

Client Testimonials

“Your skillful weaving of societal, business, technological and payments industry trends gave my team much to think about. The breakout groups we held following your presentation were highly energized and productive as a result of the material you presented.” Robert W. Selander President and CEO MasterCard International

“Your talk was a good fit for this audience because the future of computing and technology is always of high interest to those people who are responsible for planning and purchasing it.” Enrico Pesatori Senior Vice President & General Manager Compaq
“Thank you so much for your contribution to Kraft’s Digital Hothouse event. It was a huge success, it’s getting terrific feedback from the business teams and your participation has made all the difference.” The Kraft Digital Hothouse Team Kraft

“I want to personally thank you for joining our Platinum Partners in Alaska and delivering not only an interesting, but compelling speech for this group. The feedback has been phenomenal. Our Platinum Partners also appreciated you joining and personally interacting with each and every one on our Dog Sledding activity.” Pauline Hailstones Event Manager Anthony Robbins Companies

“Your comments gave us an insight into technology trends and new market suggestions that mapped exceedingly well with our strategic goals.” Arthur E. Johnson President & Chief Operating Officer Lockheed Martin

“Your Technofutures presentation was a smashing success, and we are really looking forward to another successful briefing in Seattle.” Rich Dietz President Sales Global Markets SBC

“I particularly liked the way you took a complex issue and managed to aim it at multiple levels of tech understanding in the audience and relate it to their varying perspectives.” Toby Redshaw Vice President Federal Express

“Your keen insight has played an important role in the formation of our business strategy.” Yoshi Matsumoto Senior Vice President Fujitsu Interactive, Inc.

“Your vision of future customer and market demands, especially as they relate to the wireless and transportation industries, was thought provoking for our execs, technical managers and inventors.” Harry J. Pearce Vice Chairman General Motors

“Respondents commented how your presentation “helped set the stage” for the presentations that followed.” Dr. Alvin Bisarya McKinsey & Company

“All of our guests, and our MetLife team, at the recent Customer Advisory board meeting thoroughly enjoyed your presentation. It was both timely and on point. You obviously understand the broad trends affecting the country, and what possible outcomes may result. We also appreciated just the right mix of wit and wisdom.” Craig J. Guiffre Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer MetLife
“There is no doubt in my mind that the clients and consultants received important insights into what the emerging technology will do to transform our current business practices.” Carl V. Zangardi Vice President Prudential Investments

“Your insights on the key trends and strategies that will shape the future of mobile business, on what consumers want, and on the wireless business models and technologies that will create opportunity for strategic advantage in the future were enlightening.” Gina Lombardi Senior Vice President Qualcomm
“Previous technology speakers at this conference have delivered speeches which now seem elementary, and we appreciate your deep-future insights into the landscape of consumer use of technology. Paul B. Sheldon Vice President Salomon Smith Barney
“You gave us a solid base from which to begin our dialogue with valued customer so we can become strategic planning partners in helping then reach their business objectives.” Richard Dietz President, Global Markets SBC

“Your lively presentation of information and vision about our future deeply impressed the over two hundred managers and high potentials who attended the event.” Nikolaus Geigenberger Siemens

“Thank you for taking the time to share your global knowledge and futuristic views with my leadership team. Your presentation was both informative and thought provoking.” Arthur B. Krause Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer Sprint

“You provided some though-provoking insight to global trends that are significantly impacting the future of business. After you left, the discussions throughout the rest of the day drew directly on the themes of your presentation.” Otello Sturino Chief Operating Officer State Street Global Advisors

“Often futurist and technology guru’s are not able to make their presentations relevant to the average individual, your talk made highly technical, sometimes unimaginable concepts seem simple.” Dick Schliesmann President, Auto Finance Wells Fargo

“Your presentation was terrific! During the twenty years that I have been a platform speaker, I have experienced very few individuals with the rare blend of genuine creativity, intelligence, and communications skills that you possess.” Ken Dychtwald Ph.D. President & CEO Age Wave, Inc.

“I would highly recommend you to other corporations and events that might occur in the future. I feel that your presentation style and personality were fresh and very interesting to me and all attendees.” Paul J. Latchford  Senior Director of Strategic Business Hughes Network Systems

“We especially appreciate the way you customized your presentation to our specific businesses and markets. Your cutting edge multimedia presentation, expertise and obvious passion for the topic translated to an informative, entertaining and actionable presentation.” Peter Blatman Senior Vice President and Managing Partner Computer Sciences Corporation

“Your presentation was excellent and enlightening. Your knowledge of the subject combined with your enthusiastic delivery style certainly resulted in an outstanding session.” Linda C. Murphy Director of Corporate Communications PPG Industries

“Your presentation was insightful, thoughtful and clear. Your ideas were fresh and gave the audience, all of whom have years of health care experience a new lens with which to see the challenges that face our industry. It was the real highlight of our conference.” Debra Shepard VP Marketing Consortium Health Plans, Blue Cross

“Your Technofutures presentation made quite an impact on our agents, brokers and St. Paul staff. It was truly a pleasure having you join us.” Leslie Merritt Manager of Events The St. Paul Medical Services

“After your session ended, numerous attendees from fields of education, administration and business were moved a great deal and commented on the great value of the entire opening session.” Robert B. Ralls President Foundation for the Junior Blind

“I wanted to express my deep appreciation for the superb job you did in setting the stage for the Cooperative of American Physicians and Mutual Protection Trust’s two day strategic planning session. During the following two days, we frequently referred back to some of the ideas you offered and these ideas were reflected in the output from our strategic planning activities.” Richard A. Coskren President and CEO Insurance Education Association

“Your presentation achieved the desired effect: to challenge our attendees to think about their business future.” Karen Greenrose President AAPPO

“The outside perspectives that we were able to include in our thinking helps us to understand better the opportunities for Monsanto.” Marin Gjaja Vice President & Director Boston Consulting Group

“We especially appreciated your presentation during our ‘Dynamics of the Health Care Marketplace…The Board Members and several attendees have commented that it was an excellent day of health care discussion and information sharing.” Jarvio A. Grevious Assistant Executive Officer, Health Benefits CalPERS

“You have an excellent perspective on the Internet and the depth at which it is going to affect every aspect of our industry…Not only will we be inviting you to present again, we will highly recommend you to anyone who is looking for a practical and expansive view of the future technology will play in the corporate world.” Joe Belew Pres. Consumer Bankers Assoc.

“You did an excellent job of painting a very clear picture of the skills individuals, organizations and communities will need to flourish in the future.” Joey D. Williams Dayton City Commissioner City of Dayton, Ohio

“As we discussed on site, this audience was comprised of senior level executives from direct marketing companies around the country and around the world. They are not always the easiest group to please, but they were delighted with the insight you delivered in your presentation on technology and how it would impact their business.” Dan Goldstein Director, Conference Program Development Direct Marketing Association

“Your session on Technofutures, and the session discussing the study ‘America’s Youth Look to the Future,’ which examined the attitudes, inspirations, and financial and academic preparedness of young people ages 16-24, were very helpful in raising the awareness of these very important issues.” Clark J. Wold President Education Assistance Corp

“Your dynamic keynote did more than just set the tone of the conference. It propelled the audience into a state of m ind where they were receptive to the new and exciting technologies that would be demonstrated in the days to come…On top of everything, you were very pleasant to work with and accommodating to our needs.” Genevra Newell Event Marketing Specialist Giga Information Group, Inc.
“Your presentation on the leading-edge technologies that will shape the future of health care brought a welcome opportunity to expand their perspectives.” Laura Noble, CHFP Manager, Resource Center Healthcare Financial Management Association

“It became apparent that the vast majority of the audience was very engaged in your presentation. This was not a major surprise to me, as the audience were primarily leaders in technology and your presentation touched upon many subjects near and dear to our hearts.” Phil Weiss Senior Manager, Information Risk Management KPMG

“I thoroughly enjoyed your enlightening discussion on high-tech trends in business. It offered innovative ideas for exploring technology opportunities for top executives in any organization.” Harry J. Griffiths Vice President, Large Account Sales & Industry Marketing Lexmark

“It was a great pleasure to work with you and we appreciated all your hard work to put on such an outstanding presentation to our members, that truly represented a commitment to our programs and goals.” Edward J. Callahan Mortgage Bankers Association of America

“I want to especially commend you on taking the time in advance of coming into our meeting in order to call me to discuss our group.” Eleanor B. DeMoors, CMP Director of Meetings & Exhibits NTCA

“Your insightful perspectives on the future global disruptive opportunities coming in the 21st century will greatly aid the Fellows as they attempt to identify the future security environment in which U.S. naval forces will have to operate.” James R. Hogg Admiral, USN (Ret.) Director CNO Strategic Studies Group

“I can’t thank you enough for your excellent and highly professional presentation. I feel we are better prepared to face the future with the road map you have presented.” Craig C. Senia Northrop Grumman

“In our round table presentation you were able to solicit and combine comments from three departments (Marketing and Advertising, Sales and Service), into a well-rounded and well received synopsis of how well Sharp is prepared to support our dealers.” Michael A. Weber Vice President, Service and Parts Group Sharp

“I was impressed with your desire to walk our show floor to familiarize yourself with the products of our industry and our members, and also your complete professionalism both on and off the stage.” Joe Basso Manager, Commercial Services SOCMA

“Your level of expertise and insightful comments provided the foundation for a successful meeting.” Bryan D. Brown General, U.S. Army Commander United States Special Operations Command

“As you know the times we live in are exciting and challenging. A person capable of captivating the essence of this fundamental shift is rare. You are such a person.” Kevin Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer Xerox

Read Some Client Letters of Praise


  • ABB Business Processes
  • Accenture
  • AC Nielsen
  • Advanstar
  • Affiliated Computer Services
  • Alaska Credit Union League
  • Alcatel
  • Allergan
  • Allstate
  • Alpha Graphics
  • American Automobile Association
  • American Consulting Engineers Council
  • American Express
  • American Gem Society
  • American Hotel and Motel Association
  • American Mortgage Association
  • American Society of Corporate Secretaries
  • American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists
  • American Water Works Association
  • Andersen Consulting
  • Anthem Health Care
  • Anthony Robbins Corporation
  • Arma International
  • Arthur Andersen
  • Astra Zeneca
  • Assisted Living Federation of America
  • Association for Manufacturing Technologies
  • Assurant Group
  • The Association for Work Process Improvement
  • Association of Higher Education Facilities Officers
  • AT&T
  • Automatic Data Processing
  • Avaya
  • Avondale Federal Savings
  • Banc One Corporation – Finance One
  • Bank of Montreal
  • Bank Securities Journal
  • Barclays Bank
  • Battery Council International
  • Beauty and Barber
  • Bell Atlantic
  • Bell South
  • Benjamin Moore & Company
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • British Telecom
  • Building Owners & Managers Association
  • Business Journal
  • Cable & Telecommunications Association of Marketing
  • California Credit Union League
  • California Motor Car Dealers Association
  • Call Centers Summit
  • CalPERS
  • Cardinal Health
  • Catholic Healthcare Partners
  • Cooperative of American Physicians
  • Casi-Rusco Electronics
  • Casualty Actuarial Society
  • Central Association of College and University
  • Centre for Leadership
  • Centura Health Care
  • Century 21
  • CEO Magazine
  • CFO Publications
  • Charter Communication Management
  • Cincinnati Bell Information Systems
  • CIO Forum
  • Citibank
  • City of Grand Prairie
  • Coldwell Banker
  • Communique
  • Community First Banks Shares
  • Compaq Computer Corporation
  • Computer Associates
  • Computer Sciences Corporation
  • Computron
  • Consortium Health Plans
  • Construction Industry Institute
  • Consumer Bankers Association
  • Control Data Systems
  • Convergys
  • Cox Radio
  • Create Foundation
  • Credit Bureau Executive Society
  • Credit Union Executives Association
  • Credit Union National Association
  • Critical Path
  • Cybertek Corporation
  • Dallas Systems Corporation
  • Datalynx
  • Datatel, Inc.
  • Decision Processes International
  • Delphi Packard Electric Systems
  • Department of Labor, DC
  • Diebold, Incorporated
  • Direct Marketing Association
  • Disney
  • Do It Best Corp
  • Drug Information Association
  • Duke Energy
  • Eclipsys
  • Edward Jones
  • Electric Boat Association
  • Electronic Messaging Association
  • Employee Relocation Council
  • Envelope Manufactures Association
  • Equipment Leasing Association
  • Ernst & Young
  • Excalibur Technologies
  • Experian
  • Express Scripts
  • Farm Credit Council Services
  • Federal Express
  • First Data Corporation
  • Footwear Distributors and Retailers
  • Foundation for the Junior Blind
  • Framatone ANP
  • Freescale Semiconductor
  • Funai
  • Fujitsu
  • Gale Group Software
  • Gartner
  • Genentech
  • General Electric
  • General Motors
  • GERS Retail
  • GIGA Information
  • Great American Insurance Company
  • Greater Kansas City Civic Council
  • Group One Software
  • GTE
  • Hannaford Foods
  • Harley Davidson
  • Harte Hanks
  • The Hartford
  • HD Vest
  • Health Care Financial Management Association
  • Health Industry Group Purchasing Association
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Hitachi
  • Home Theatre Specialists Association
  • Honeywell Inc.
  • Hospital Shared Services
  • Hughes Network Systems
  • IBM
  • Illinois Association of HMOs
  • Imark Communications
  • Impact User Group
  • Inc. Magazine
  • Infinium Software
  • Influent Technology Group
  • Information Technology Resellers Association
  • Innova Health System
  • Institute for Professionals in Taxation
  • Institute for Real Estate Management
  • Insurance Accounting Systems
  • Insurance Services Office
  • Intel
  • Internal Revenue Service
  • International Association for Education Management
  • International Association of Human Resources Mgmt.
  • International Association of Plastics
  • International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses
  • International Council of Shopping Centers
  • International Development Research Council
  • International Health and Racquet Sports Association
  • International Teleproduction Society
  • Intrado
  • Investment Management Consultants Association
  • ITT
  • Jefferson Financial
  • Johnson and Johnson
  • Johnson Controls
  • JP Morgan
  • Kemper Funds
  • Kensington Technology Group
  • Ketchum Public Relations
  • Kopp Investment Advisors
  • Kraft Foods
  • Lanier
  • Law Net
  • Lebhar-Friedman
  • Leprino Foods
  • Leeward Community College
  • Lexmark
  • Licensing Executives Society
  • Lockheed Martin
  • LOMA
  • Lucent Technologies
  • Marcus Evans
  • Massachusetts Bankers Association
  • MasterCard
  • MasterCard International
  • Material Handling Industries of America
  • M&I Data
  • McDonalds
  • MCI
  • McKinsey
  • Medical Group Management Association
  • Medquist
  • Mellon Trust94
  • Memorial Health
  • Meridian Health
  • Merrill Lynch
  • MetLife
  • Metrolina Entrepreneurial Council
  • MFS Investments
  • Michelin
  • Microsoft
  • Midland Financial
  • Midstates
  • Minnesota Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Minnesota Telecom Association
  • Morgan Stanley Dean Witter
  • Mortgage Bankers Association
  • Motive Communications
  • Mutual Service Corporation
  • Nashville Chamber of Commerce
  • National Agri-Marketing Association
  • National Air Transportation Association
  • National Association of Aluminum Distributors
  • National Association of College Stores
  • National Association of Convenience Stores
  • National Association of Federal Credit Unions
  • National Association of Independent Insurers
  • National Association of Industrial Office Properties
  • National Association of Personal Financial Advisors
  • National Association of Professional Employers Org.
  • National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • National Association of Tower Erectors
  • National Automated Clearinghouse Association
  • National Council of Farmer Cooperatives
  • National Council for Prescription Drug Programs
  • National Energy Services Association
  • National Research Corporation
  • National Semiconductor
  • National Services Industry
  • National Ski Areas Association
  • National Spa & Pool Institute
  • NCR
  • Network of City Business Journals
  • New York State Telecommunication Association
  • Nortel Networks
  • Nuance Communications
  • Nuveen Investments
  • Nynex
  • Oak Investment Partners
  • Oberthur Card Systems
  • Oral B
  • Ottawa Governmental IT Group
  • Owens Corning
  • Pacific Bell
  • Pegasystems Inc.
  • People Click
  • Philips
  • Picker Interational
  • PPG Industries
  • Price Waterhouse Coopers
  • Professional Data Solutions
  • Property Loss Research Bureau
  • Prudential
  • QAD Software
  • Qualcomm
  • Radiant Systems
  • Radio Inc.
  • Raleigh Chamber of Commerce
  • Raytheon
  • Restaurant Finance Corporation
  • Resurrection Healthcare
  • Retail Bankers Association
  • Salomon Smith Barney
  • San Francisco Securities Traders Association
  • SAP
  • SBC
  • Securities Industry Association
  • Serena Software
  • Sharp
  • Showtime Networks
  • Singapore Institute of Management
  • Skillsoft
  • Snack Food Association
  • Social Security Administration
  • Society for Information Management
  • Software AG
  • Solucient
  • Sony
  • Southwestern Bell Telecom
  • Sprint Corporation
  • State Street Financial
  • Steel Services Center Institute
  • St. Paul Company
  • Stratus Technologies
  • Student Loan Finance Corporation
  • Sum Total Systems
  • Sun Financial
  • Sungard
  • Taiwan Institute for Economic Reform
  • Telecheck
  • Teradata
  • Thomson Financial
  • Travel Michigan
  • Treasury Management Association of Canada
  • Truck Renting and Leasing Association
  • TYCO International
  • United Association of Equipment Leasing
  • United States Chamber of Commerce
  • UPS
  • U.S. Bank
  • US West Communications
  • Virginia Manufacturers Association
  • Visa
  • Vodafone
  • Voluntary Hospitals of America
  • Washington Mutual
  • Wescorp
  • Wolters Kluwer
  • Xerox
  • Xilinx
  • XL Capital