MiniTrends Conference Keynote Speaker – David Pearce Snyder
David Pearce Snyder
Consulting Futurist, The Snyder Family Enterprise, Contributing Editor, The Futurist
David Pearce Snyder is a data-based forecaster whose thousands of seminars and workshops on strategic thinking have been attended by representatives from most of the Fortune 500 companies, as well as hundreds of agencies at all levels of government, educational institutions, professional societies and trade associations. Before entering private practice as a consulting futurist in 1981, Mr. Snyder was Chief of Information Systems, and later, Senior Planning Officer for the U.S. Internal Revenue Service, where he designed and managed the IRS Strategic Planning System. He was also a consultant to the RAND Corporation, and has served as an instructor for the Federal Executive Institute, and for Congressional and White House staff development programs.
David Snyder has been Contributing Editor of The Futurist magazine for over a quarter century. In addition, he has authored hundreds of studies, articles and reports on the specific future of a wide range of U.S. institutions, industries and professions, and on the socio-economic impacts of new technologies. He is the editor/co-author of five books, including Future Forces and a sequel, America in the 1990s, both published by the American Society of Association Executives. He also serves on the Editorial Board of On the Horizon, and has appeared on Nightline, the Today Show, CNN, MSNBC, and the BBC World Service.