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.

  • MasterCard

    “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


    “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

    Anthony Robbins Companies

    “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

    Lockheed Martin

    “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

    Global Markets SBC

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

    Federal Express

    “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

    Fujitsu Interactive

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

    General Motors

    “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

    McKinsey & Company

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


    “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

    Prudential Investments

    “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


    “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

    Global Markets SBC

    “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


    “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


    “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

    State Street Global Advisors

    “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

    Wells Fargo

    “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

    Age Wave

    “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

    Hughes Network Systems

    “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

    Computer Sciences Corporation

    “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

    PPG Industries

    “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

    Blue Cross

    “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

    The St. Paul Medical Services

    “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

    Foundation for the Junior Blind

    “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

    Insurance Education Association

    “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


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

    Boston Consulting Group

    “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

    Health Benefits CalPERS

    “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

    Consumer Bankers Association

    “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, President

    City of Dayton, Ohio

    “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

    Direct Marketing Association

    “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

    Education Assistance Corp

    “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

    Giga Information Group

    “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

    Resource Center Healthcare Financial Management Association

    “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


    “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


    “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

    Mortgage Bankers Association of America

    “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


    “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

    CNO Strategic Studies Group

    “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

    Northrop Grumman

    “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


    “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


    “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

    United States Special Operations Command

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


    “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

  • ABB Business Processes
    AC Nielsen
    Affiliated Computer Services
    Alaska Credit Union League
    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
    Automatic Data Processing
    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
    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
    City of Grand Prairie
    Coldwell Banker
    Community First Banks Shares
    Computer Associates
    Computer Sciences Corporation
    Consortium Health Plans
    Construction Industry Institute
    Consumer Bankers Association
    Control Data Systems
    Cox Radio
    Create Foundation
    Credit Bureau Executive Society
    Credit Union Executives Association
    Credit Union National Association
    Critical Path
    Cybertek Corporation
    Dallas Systems Corporation
    Datatel, Inc.
    Decision Processes International
    Delphi Packard Electric Systems
    Department of Labor, DC
    Diebold, Incorporated
    Direct Marketing Association
    Do It Best Corp
    Drug Information Association
    Duke Energy
    Edward Jones
    Electric Boat Association
    Electronic Messaging Association
    Employee Relocation Council
    Envelope Manufactures Association
    Equipment Leasing Association
    Ernst & Young
    Excalibur Technologies
    Express Scripts
    Farm Credit Council Services
    Federal Express
    First Data Corporation
    Footwear Distributors and Retailers
    Foundation for the Junior Blind
    Framatone ANP
    Freescale Semiconductor
    Gale Group Software
    General Electric
    General Motors
    GERS Retail
    GIGA Information
    Great American Insurance Company
    Greater Kansas City Civic Council
    Group One Software
    Hannaford Foods
    Harley Davidson
    Harte Hanks
    The Hartford
    HD Vest
    Health Care Financial Management Association
    Health Industry Group Purchasing Association
    Hewlett Packard
    Home Theatre Specialists Association
    Honeywell Inc.
    Hospital Shared Services
    Hughes Network Systems
    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
    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
    Investment Management Consultants Association

    Jefferson Financial
    Johnson and Johnson
    Johnson Controls
    JP Morgan
    Kemper Funds
    Kensington Technology Group
    Ketchum Public Relations
    Kopp Investment Advisors
    Kraft Foods
    Law Net
    Leprino Foods
    Leeward Community College
    Licensing Executives Society
    Lockheed Martin
    Lucent Technologies
    Marcus Evans
    Massachusetts Bankers Association
    MasterCard International
    Material Handling Industries of America
    M&I Data
    Medical Group Management Association
    Memorial Health
    Meridian Health
    Merrill Lynch
    Metrolina Entrepreneurial Council
    MFS Investments
    Minnesota Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Minnesota Telecom Association
    Morgan Stanley
    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
    Network of City Business Journals
    New York State Telecommunication Association
    Nortel Networks
    Nuance Communications
    Nuveen Investments
    Oak Investment Partners
    Oberthur Card Systems
    Oral B
    Ottawa Governmental IT Group
    Owens Corning
    Pacific Bell
    Pegasystems Inc.
    People Click
    Picker Interational
    PPG Industries
    Price Waterhouse Coopers
    Professional Data Solutions
    Property Loss Research Bureau
    QAD Software
    Radiant Systems
    Radio Inc.
    Raleigh Chamber of Commerce
    Restaurant Finance Corporation
    Resurrection Healthcare
    Retail Bankers Association
    San Francisco Securities Traders Association
    Securities Industry Association
    Serena Software
    Showtime Networks
    Singapore Institute of Management
    Snack Food Association
    Social Security Administration
    Society for Information Management
    Software AG
    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
    Taiwan Institute for Economic Reform
    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
    U.S. Bank
    US West Communications
    Virginia Manufacturers Association
    Voluntary Hospitals of America
    Washington Mutual
    Wolters Kluwer
    XL Capital