Jerome Glenn


United States of America

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Primary Position & Institution:

CEO, The Millennium Project

Short Bio:

Jerome C. Glenn co-founded and directs The Millennium Project, a leading global participatory think tank with65 Nodes around the world, which produces the State of the Future reports for the past 23 years. He invented the Futures Wheel and concepts such as conscious-technology, transInstitutions, tele-nations, management by understanding, self-actualization economy, feminine brain drain, and definitions of environmental security, collective Intelligence, and scenarios. He wrote about information warfare in the late 1980s in his book Future Mind, sent his first email in 1973, and in the mid-1980s he was instrumental in getting x.25 packet switching in 29 developing countries which was key to their later getting low-cost access to the Internet. More recently he led the design and implementation of the Global Futures Intelligence System and a three-year study that just released the Future Work/Tech 2050 Global Scenarios report. He was instrumental in naming the first Space Shuttle the Enterprise and banning the first space weapon (FOBS) in SALT II. He has published over 150 future-oriented articles, spoken to over 400 organizations, written several books (Future Mind, Linking the Future, and co-author of Space Trek: The Endless Migration), and is the editor of Futures Research Methodology Versions 1.0-3.0 and lead 55 futures research studies.