2018 Annual Conference: Highlight on Keynote Speaker Tom Koulopoulos

Posted By: Sydni Dobson SLMA News ,
Tom Koulopoulos is acknowledged as a leading futurist. He is the author of ten books and founder of Delphi Group, a 25-year old Boston-based think tank, which was named one of the fastest growing private companies in the US by Inc. Magazine. Delphi provides advice on innovation practices and methods to Global 2000 organizations and government agencies. Tom is also a columnist for Inc.com, an adjunct professor at Boston University Graduate School of Management, an Executive in Residence at Bentley University, the past Executive Director of the Babson College Center for Business Innovation, and past Executive Director of the Perot Systems Innovation Lab, which was acquired in 2009 by Dell Computer.
 
Named one of the most influential consultants by InformationWeek magazine, his articles and market insights appear frequently in national and international print and broadcast media such as BusinessWeek, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, The Economist, CNBC, CNN and NPR. Geoff James of CBS Interactive Media called Tom "one of the truly deep thinkers in the arena of technology and culture." Forbes.com named Tom one of its Business Visionaries with an "incisive view of world trade..."
 
Mr. Koulopoulos' ten books include his most recent, The Gen Z Effect; Cloud Surfing; The Innovation zone; and Corporate Instinct.
 
His work has been praised by luminaries such as Peter Drucker and Tom Peters who called his writing "a brilliant vision of where we must take our enterprises to survive and thrive." And according to the late Peter Drucker, Tom's writing "makes you question not only the way you run your business but the way you run yourself."
 
The Keynote Session will be held on Friday, July 20 following the SLMA Business Meeting. For any questions regarding the Annual Conference, please contact Alexis Sivcovich at alexis@slma.org