Michael’s next startups demonstrated a similar ability to ride waves early, including CRM, internet analytics and digital marketing.
Always pushing the innovation envelope, Michael is a leading advocate of easy-to-use digital tools and superior customer experiences. The rapid growth of technology and innovation have made him a sought-after catalyst for the advancement of both ecosystems.
He has entertained audiences globally, inspiring them with riveting insights into the world’s most scintillating lifestyle, innovation and technology trends.
His unique people-watching and trend-forecasting perspectives have earned Michael recognition as one of the great forward thinkers of the information age. The ability to distill the future led the U.K.’s Daily Telegraph to label Michael “America’s most influential trendspotter.”
Michael is an adjunct professor of innovation at the University of San Francisco, where he teaches how to correctly interpret the dynamics of Ubertrends and the opportunities they present.
His third book, “Ubertrends -- How Trends and Innovation Are Transforming Our Future,” was published in March 2019
- Ubertrends -- How Trends and Innovation Are Transforming Our Future
Ubertrends -- How Trends And Innovation Are Transforming Our Future is a visual, eye-opening exploration of eight massive waves that are reshaping humanity, accentuated by the forces of innovation. An Ubertrend is a gigantic wave, think tsunami, that cascades through society leaving many subtrends in its turbulent wake. What sets Ubertrends apart? An Ubertrend causes fundamental changes in societal attitudes and values. Most trends merely skim the social surface. Besides population changes, Ubertrends open doors for disruptive innovations while propelling game-changing new business trends. The world s permanently altered consumer behavior provides immediate context for how our future is evolving, setting the stage for new waves of breakthrough innovations that further recast it.
- The Woman’s Acceptance Factor — Tracking theUnstoppable Ascent of Woman
- A New Social Dialog — How Social Media AreRewriting the Rules of Communication
- Unbox Your Thinking to Create Innovation Breakthroughs
- Future of Technology and Innovation and Its Impact on [Your] Industry
- How to Leverage Trends and Innovation to Develop a Winning Strategy