Global Futurist and Business Forecaster Jack Uldrich to Keynote CIO Executive Summit

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Acclaimed global futurist, best-selling author and business forecaster Jack Uldrich has been selected to deliver the keynote address at the 2012 New Jersey CIO Executive Summit. In addition to covering future trends in information technology, mobile computing, social networking and "Big Data," Uldrich will also discuss the need for "unlearning."

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Following on the heels of his keynote presentation at SingTel's CIO Days in Hong Kong, popular keynote speaker, renowned global futurist, technology forecaster and best-selling author, Jack Uldrich has been selected to give the dinner keynote address at the New Jersey CIO Executive Summit in Whippany, New Jersey on Tuesday, December 4, 2012,

The title of Uldrich’s presentation will be "Constant Change is the New Normal" and the material presented will be based on a combination of insights from his latest book, "Foresight 2020: A Futurist Explores the Trends Transforming Tomorrow" and his 2011 best-seller, "Higher Unlearning: 39 Post-Requisite Lessons for Achieving a Successful Future." The presentation, which will cover trends in information and communication technologies, robotics, cloud computing, artificial intelligence and business analytics, is designed to provide CIO's a solid foundation upon which they can create their own successful futures. A synopsis of some of Uldrich’s ideas on information technologies can be found in this article, 10 Future Mobile Trends for CIO’s to Consider Today.

Uldrich will provide an overview of how technological change is upending long-standing information technology (IT) models as well as discuss why these future trends will demand “unlearning.” Uldrich, who has been hailed as "America's Chief Unlearning Officer" will conclude his talk by reviewing the consequences of not embracing the concept of “unlearning.” Throughout his presentation, Uldrich will use vivid analogies and memorable stories, drawn from a wide spectrum of industries, to ensure his message of change "sticks" with his audience.

In the past year, Uldrich has addressed hundreds of business and trade groups from around the world, including delivering customized keynote presentations to The Chief Learning Officers Summit, PepsiCo, Southern Company, Cisco, IBM, WiPro, The California Agriculture Summit, Parsons Brinckerhoff, various YPO and WPO groups, and General Electric.

Parties interested in learning more about Jack Uldrich, his books, his daily blog or his speaking availability are encouraged to visit his website at: Media wishing to know more about the event or interviewing Jack Uldrich can contact him directly at 612-267-1212 or jack(at)schoolofunlearning(dot)com.

Uldrich is a renowned global futurist, technology forecaster, best-selling author, editor of the monthly newsletter, The Exponential Executive, and host of the award-winning website, He is currently represented by a number of professional speakers' bureaus, including Leading Authorities and Executive Speakers Bureau.

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