Talent Cluster

The future of talent lies in clusters. Whether you are a sole proprietor or part of a larger business entity, your competitive advantage is the accuracy in which you scan the macro and choose to articulate your life experience. Agility3R and Jennifer Sertl find these individuals extraordinary and very helpful in navigating macro.


Eric Best (@ericbestonline) — The Future of the Soloist

photo_eric_03-150x150Eric Best is a scenario strategist, sailor, author and motivational speaker. He is a former Nieman Fellow and journalist for The San Francisco Examiner. He has worked at Global Business Network (GBN) and also Morgan Stanley as a global scenario strategist. Eric’s inquiry and engagement style can bring the best from very high level groups, mobilizing strategic thinking into action.


Sarah Caldicott (@SarahCaldicott) — The Future of Collaboration

Caldicott-Headshot-MTI-2-150x150A great grandniece of Thomas Edison, Sarah Miller Caldicott is an innovation process expert. Dedicated to revitalizing America’s ingenuity and innovation leadership, Sarah travels all over the world inspiring organizations on how they can employ Edison’s timeless Five Competencies of Innovation™. An award-winning speaker, she was selected for the popular TEDx series, and her speech was captured in her ebook entitled Inventing the Future: What Would Thomas Edison Be Doing Today?


Nigel Cameron (@nigelcameron) — The Future of Technology

nigelcameronstars-150x150Strategic adviser and futurist Nigel Cameron is president of the Center for Policy on Emerging Technologies (C-PET) in Washington, DC, and a principal of C-PET Futures Platform. He has written widely on the policy impacts of emerging technologies, including: Innovation President (Amazon Kindle), The New Medicine, & Nanoscale: Issues for the Nano Century. He blogs at FutureofBiz.org and is a columnist for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Sensei Marketing.


Faisal Hoque (@Faisal_Hoque) — The Future of Entrepreneurship

faisalhoque_formal300dpi-818x1024-150x150Faisal Hoque is founder and CEO at BTM Corporation and founder of research think-tank BTM Institute. Contributor @‪FastCompany, @HuffingtonPost, and other publications. Formerly of GE, and other global brands. In May 2008, the editors of Ziff-Davis Enterprise named him as one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Technology alongside leading entrepreneurs such as Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Michael Dell, and Larry Page, for creating the BTM Framework (TM).


Servane Mouazan (@ServaneMousazan) — The Future of Women & Social Innovation

Servane_Mouazan_bw_8378-crop-1024x625-150x150Servane Mouazan runs Ogunte, the award-winning organization that has supported over 2,700 women social entrepreneurs to learn, lead, connect & access appropriate social finance. She runs Estuarians, a social entrepreneurs in residence programme, and is the founder of Make a Wave, the first Incubator for Women Social Entrepreneurs, the Activist Angels Network, and the yearly International Women’s Social Leadership Awards, celebrating the achievements & impact of amazing women changemakers.


Gunther Sonnenfeld (@goonth) — The Future of Data & Storytelling

Gunther-Sonnenfeld_Headshot-150x150Gunther Sonnenfeld is currently a Venture Partner at K5, a Southern California startup fund and accelerator, and a Managing Director of the C-PET Futures Platform, a DC-anchored initiative that focuses on emerging tech policy innovation. Over the course of his 18-year career, he has co-developed an array of approaches and platforms that transform the way we tell stories, distribute content, measure value and build intelligence in a world that is getting flatter by the minute.


David Wilcox (@ReachScale) — The Future of Social Innovation

DLW2-150x150David Wilcox is the founder of ReachScale, an organization that aligns the social advocacy goals of corporations with high potential social entrepreneurs working in areas of common interest. Wilcox has brought idea-driven and creative advocacy to his work with start ups, Fortune 50s and non profits. He has been a CEO, CMO and head of business development for a number of firms including technology start ups, consulting, think tanks and digital content companies.


Jennifer Sertl (@JenniferSertl) — The Future of Resilience

JennCloseUpBusiness strategist Jennifer Sertl is an internationally recognized influencer in social media & thought leader in the emerging field of corporate consciousness. She is president & founder of Agility3R, a leadership development company dedicated to strengthening strategic skills & helping leaders become more resilient, responsive, and reflective. She is currently Social Media Ambassador on-site at the Social Innovation Summit 2014 at the United Nations. Sertl is part of the #BEcause community of global game changers.


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