Jason Schenker is the Chairman of The Futurist Institute and the President of Prestige Economics. Bloomberg News has ranked Jason the #1 forecaster in the world in 25 different categories, which is why executives, corporate boards, industry groups, and central banks rely on his financial market research. Jason has also written twelve books, including six about disruptive emerging technologies.Learn More About Jason Schenker →
Energy and power are critical requirements for economic growth. With rising global wealth, global oil and power demand is rising even as the energy mix is changing. The push toward less carbon-intensive fuel and power substitutes is gaining momentum. But material science realities present some significant challenges and limitations — especially with growing demand. The Future of Energy examines a dozen major trends that will impact energy demand, supply, use, and substitution in the decade ahead — and how companies, industries, and individuals can be prepared!
Becoming a leader can take a long time. But it doesn't have to! By identifying and building extreme competence - or spikes - in a few key areas, you can rapidly accelerate your path to leadership. That is the big idea of this book.
Rapidly increasing volumes of data have made the push to derive data implications more challenging. And there are political risks and challenges posed by a rabid democratization of information sharing, social media, and fake news. In The Fog of Data, Chairman of The Futurist Institute, Jason Schenker, describes the best ways to navigate data challenges -- and how to derive valuable data insights.
Are you afraid robots will take all the jobs - including yours? Robot-Proof Yourself offers practical tips and recommendations to prepare for the automation age, so you can benefit when robots and automation are more frequently deployed in the workforce. This book will help you prepare for the risks - and reap the rewards of the automation age!
You need to make your supply chain futureproof. Supply chain has been a vanguard industry for recent technology disruption as well as the adoption of automation and robotics. But what disruptions lie ahead? Futureproof Supply Chain examines more than a dozen major risks ahead -- and how companies, industries, and individuals can prepare to be futureproof.
You need to know about Financial Risk Management! Risk management isn’t something that most people or companies think about until it’s too late. But wouldn’t you like to be the one who thinks about risks before things go bad? In Financial Risk Management Fundamentals, you’ll learn from financial expert Jason Schenker about nine different kinds of financial and non-financial risks in order to identify, reduce, and mitigate them.
The Robot and Automation Almanac is a collection of essays from leading robot and automation experts, executives, and investors. Each of the essays focuses on the "one big thing" that each author sees in the year ahead: an opportunity, a risk, a challenge, investment themes, an overlooked trend, a perception shift, a step change, or a trend change.
You need to know about audit an due diligence. Are you ready to be a financial skeptic, the gatekeeper for multi-million dollar deals, and someone whoʼs paid to sniff out what stinks? If so, then youʼre ready for A Gentle Introduction to Audit and Due Diligence. Leading financial expert Jason Schenker covers the critical basics and best practices of Due Diligence, Internal Audit, Compilation, Review, Independent Audit, and a number of other topics to get you ready to dig into financial data in a search for the truth.
In Quantum: Computing Nouveau, top-ranked financial forecaster and best-selling author Jason Schenker explains the growing need for a step change in computer processing power that is driving a technological push to develop the first commercially viable quantum computer. The exponentially stronger computational potential of quantum computers could foster scientific discovery, break blockchains, and trigger a global cybersecurity arms race. To be ready for the opportunities and challenges of tomorrow, you need to understand the new computational powers about to be unleashed.
Blockchain is the subject tackled by the world's leading financial futurist, Jason Schenker, in The Promise of Blockchain. Blockchain technology offers tremendous hope and promise to drastically improve data transparency and data sharing, as well as reduce the risk of a central point of failure for corporate, government, and private entities. But there is also significant hype around blockchain that has been driven by the bubble in cryptocurrency investments and people who don't want to miss out on the next wave of new technology. What will determine the future of blockchain - the hope or the hype?
In Midterm Economics, top-ranked financial forecaster and best-selling author Jason Schenker offers a compelling analysis of the impact US midterm elections have on the economy and financial markets, including equities, currencies, and commodities.
The Robot and Automation Almanac - 2018 is a collection of essays from leading robot and automation experts, executives, and investors. Each of the essays focuses on the "one big thing" that each author sees in the year ahead: an opportunity, a risk, a challenge, investment themes, an overlooked trend, a perception shift, a step change, or a trend change.
In Jobs for Robots, Jason Schenker addresses the most critical topics for the future of work, including automation, robotics, FinTech, e-commerce, and online education. Schenker offers a critical examination of the downside risks and upside opportunities for the future of work presented by robotics and automation. He also discusses the greatest challenges required to ensure that society benefits, as we are propelled from the information age into the automation age.
In Electing Recession, Jason Schenker presents a compelling analysis of the impact U.S. presidential elections have on the economy and financial markets, including equities, currencies, and commodities. This book has been ranked an official #1 Best Seller on Amazon. Electing Recession was published in August 2016 by Prestige Professional Publishing.
In Recession-Proof, top-ranked economist Jason Schenker presents a series of proactive strategies to help you survive and thrive in the next downturn. He reveals strategies usually reserved for CEOs, central bankers, and ultra high net worth individuals. This book has been ranked an official #1 Best Seller on Amazon. Recession-Proof was published in February 2016 by Lioncrest Publishing.
Commodity Prices 101 was written by Jason Schenker to help investors, analysts, and executives gain critical commodity market knowledge to meet the challenges posed by volatile commodity markets and prices. This book has been ranked an official #1 Best Seller on Amazon. Commodity Prices 101 was published in October 2012 by Prestige Professional Publishing.
This presentation includes a discussion of the economic and financial market risks in the year ahead.
This presentation includes a discussion of economic and financial market outlook, as well as the outlook for jobs, growth, central bank policy, financial market risks, currency rates, interest rates, and commodity prices.
This presentation includes a discussion of the supply chain, finance, and data disruptions that could impact oil and gas in the next five years.
Robots and artificial intelligence are hot topics today. Last summer, Jason gave our Town Hall Los Angeles members informative, insightful glimpses from his new book, Jobs for Robots - Between Robocal… Read More ›
Jason spoke for NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence at our conference The Riga StratCom Dialogue 2017 (panel Terminator Meets Asimov – The Impact of Robotisation on our Freedom and Soci… Read More ›
Jason Schenker frequently speaks at our trade association (ISRI) events and is always one of our most popular speakers. Jason's outstanding presentation skills, prescient forecasts, and ability to con… Read More ›
Top-Ranked Economist and Financial Futurist, Jason Schenker, speaks in an interview as part of the Oil Market insight Report with Eithne Treanor in Vienna, Austria - November 2017
Global growth and oil demand have strengthened. Meanwhile, oil inventories have fallen toward the five-year average. What does this mean for OPEC and oil prices?
Oil demand is the most important driver of prices in the short term, and OPEC’s forecasts for demand in the year ahead are strong.
While the dollar could strengthen on expectations of more U.S. economic growth and tighter monetary policy, the euro zone is approaching escape velocity.
Like Hansel in the movie Zoolander, robots and automation are “so hot right now.” Books, articles, and television segments on automation, robotics, universal basic income, and the future of work are coming to dominate the Zeitgeist — the spirit of our time.
Futurists could debate all day long about the number of jobs robots and automation will create, versus the number of jobs they will destroy.