John Renesch is a businessman-turned-global futurist, social activist, author and international keynote speaker. From 1990 to 1997 he served as Editor-in-Chief of The New Leaders business newsletter. From 1990 to early 1992 he also was Managing Director of the World Business Academy , an international association focused on new paradigms for commerce. Prior to these positions, he was a founder or co-founder of several businesses, including a real estate investment company and two securities broker-dealers where he served as Managing Director and President respectively. He has published fourteen books, including Learning Organizations, Leadership in a New Era, Getting to the Better Future and The Great Growing Up (which was voted 2013 Grand Prize Winner for Non-Fiction by Indie Books). .
He is a member of the practitioner faculty for the Center for Leadership Studies (US), past member and project advisor of the World Future Society, current member of the Shaping Tomorrow's Foresight Network (UK), and the Global Futures & Foresight (UK), and guest blogger for the World Future Society's online edition of The Futurist magazine.
He is the founder of Renesch Advisory Services and co-founder of FutureShapers, LLC. He can be reached by email at [email protected] or phone 415-692-1646.