Jim Carroll (author)

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Jim Carroll [1] is a Canadian futurist and trends and innovation expert.[2] [3]

Carroll has headlined events worldwide, including the CSC Executive Interchange,[4] the Consumer Goods & Technology Innovation Congress,[5] Swiss Innovation Forum, the 4th World HealthCare Innovation and Technology Congress, the Bombardier Operators Conference and Tradeshow,[6] the 2010 Consumer Electronics Association CEO Summit in Ojai, California;[7] the Corenet Global Summit in New Orleans;[8] the Produce Marketing Association Fresh Summit in Orlando;[9] the VIBE (Very Important Beverage Executives) 2010 conference in Las Vegas;[10] and the opening speaker for the 94th Annual General Meeting of the PGA - Professional Golf Association of America in 2010.[11] He speaks on a wide variety of topics, including technology, business model change, innovation, and global challenges and growth.[12]

Jim Carroll was an authority on the evolution of the Internet in Canada in the 1990's, such as found in an interview with Peter Mansbridge on the CBC show One-on-One[13] in which he discussed the forthcoming dot.com collapse [14], as well as a 1994 CBC interview on the emerging Internet[15] that is now in the CBC official Archive site, and future oriented articles in the Globe & Mail in Canada[16] [17] [7]. From 1998 to 2002, he wrote a weekly column in the Report on Business for the Globe & Mail [18] [19]

He speaks at numerous conferences and events, such as the National Fire Protection Association annual conference[20] in Las Vegas, the IRU World Congress[21] in Oman in November 2018, the 2018 World Government Summit [22]in Dubai, Fabtech Canada in Toronto, the Macola Software annual user group conference[23], the 2017 McKay Edge Summit in Vancouver[24], the 2017 Baker McKenzie Doing Business Globally Summit[25], the 25th Annual North American Mushroom Conference, and the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce State of the Economy event.[26]

He has been interviewed in a wide range of publications on future trends, including New Equipment Manufacturing[27], CPA Canada[28], and Dealer Marketing Magazine[29].


He is the author of books, including :

  • The Future Belongs To Those Who Are Fast [8]
  • Surviving the Information Age [9]
  • Ready, Set, Done: How to Innovate When Faster is the New Fast [10]
  • What I Learned from Frogs in Texas: Saving Your Skin with Forward Thinking Innovation.[30]


  1. "- Jim Carroll- Futurist, Trends & Innovation Keynote Speaker". Jim Carroll- Futurist, Trends & Innovation Keynote Speaker. Retrieved 3 July 2018.
  2. "Jim Carroll - Washington Speakers Bureau". Washingtonspeakers.com. Retrieved 3 July 2018.
  3. "Jim Carroll | The Harry Walker Agency". Harry Walker Agency. Retrieved 2018-09-20.
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  5. [2] Consumer Goods & Technology Innovation Congress
  6. "UPCOMINGS EVENTS - Bombardier Aerospace Events". Events.aero.bombardier.com. Retrieved 3 July 2018.
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  11. "2010 PGA of America Annual Meeting Fact Sheet". Pga.com. Retrieved 3 July 2018.
  12. "DMTI Spatial Inc. Announces Futurist, Trends and Innovation Expert Jim Carroll to Speak at Annual Customer Conference, Expedition 2010". Prweb.com. Retrieved 3 July 2018.
  13. "Mansbridge One on One: Jim Carroll - CBC Archives". Retrieved 2018-09-20.
  14. "Dot-com hysteria produces reason in end". Retrieved 2018-09-20.
  15. "Making friends and influencing people online - CBC Archives". Retrieved 2018-09-20.
  16. "A futurist's lookahead: Jim Carroll on trends to watch". Retrieved 2018-09-20.
  17. "In an innovation rut? Here are tip-offs". Retrieved 2018-09-20.
  18. "Web sites take mystery out of high-tech bafflegab". Retrieved 2018-09-20.
  19. "Digital survivors: Stick to your guns". Retrieved 2018-09-20.
  20. "NFPA Conference & Expo - General Session". www.nfpa.org. Retrieved 2018-09-20.
  21. "Jim Carroll – Futurist and innovation expert". IRU World Congress 2018. Retrieved 2018-09-20.
  22. "Jim Carroll". World Government Summit - Speakers. Retrieved 2018-09-20.
  23. "Speakers | Evolve 2018 | April 3 - 5 | Macola Software". Evolve 2018 | April 3 - 5 | Macola Software. Retrieved 2018-09-20.
  24. "Executive Leadership Training Programs Canada | 2017 EDGE Summit". MacKay CEO Forums. Retrieved 2018-09-20.
  25. "That's a Wrap on Doing Business Globally in Chicago and Dallas". DBG Insights. 2017-11-15. Retrieved 2018-09-20.
  26. "Greater Oklahoma City Chamber - State of the Economy". www.okcchamber.com. Retrieved 2018-09-20.
  27. "Futurist Says "Fast & Furious" Changes Coming to Manufacturing". New Equipment Digest. 2017-09-21. Retrieved 2018-09-20.
  28. "How I learned to stop worrying and love the robot". Retrieved 2018-09-20.
  29. "Are You Embracing the Future and Running to Win, or Just Running in Place? - Dealer Marketing". Dealer Marketing. 2018-06-06. Retrieved 2018-09-20.
  30. "Books". Jimcarroll.com. Retrieved 3 July 2018.

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