Mr. Schenker’s work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. He has appeared on CNBC, CNN, ABC, NBC, MSNBC, Fox, Fox Business, BNN, Bloomberg Germany, and the BBC. He has also been a guest host of Bloomberg TV and is a contributor for Bloomberg Opinion.
Since 2004, Mr. Schenker has given keynotes for private companies, public corporations, industry groups, and the U.S. Federal Reserve. He attends OPEC and Fed events and he has advised NATO and the U.S. government on the future of work, blockchain, Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, quantum computing, data analysis, forecasting, and fake news.
Mr. Schenker has written 32 books. Twelve have been #1 Best Sellers, including: The Future After COVID, Jobs for Robots, Quantum: Computing Nouveau, Commodity Prices 101, Recession-Proof, Futureproof Supply Chain, Electing Recession, The Future of Finance is Now, The Future of Energy, The Dumpster Fire Election, and The Robot and Automation Almanac for 2018 and 2020. Mr. Schenker also wrote After the COVID Vaccine, The Future of Food and Agriculture After COVID, The Economics of Revolt and Revolution, Write the Future, The Future of Finance After COVID, Strategic Cost-Cutting After COVID, The Promise of Blockchain, The Fog of Data, Robot-Proof Yourself, Financial Risk Management Fundamentals, Midterm Economics, Spikes: Growth Hacking Leadership, Strategic Cost-Cutting, and Reading the Economic Tea Leaves. Mr. Schenker was featured as one of the world’s foremost futurists in the book After Shock, and he contributed to the forthcoming book World Emerging from Pandemic from National Intelligence University that was commissioned by the Strategic Multilayer Assessment. Mr. Schenker was ranked one of the 100 most influential financial advisors in the world by Investopedia in 2018.
As the President of Prestige Economics, Mr. Schenker advises executives, industry groups, institutional investors, and central banks. He also founded The Futurist Institute, for which he created a rigorous course of study that includes The Future of Work, The Future of Transportation, The Future of Data, The Future of Finance, Futurist Fundamentals, The Future of Energy, The Future of Leadership, The Future of Healthcare, The Future of Quantum Computing, and The Future After COVID. Mr. Schenker is also an instructor for 12 LinkedIn Learning courses on Corporate Finance Risk Management, Audit and Due Diligence, Recession-Proof Strategies, Economic Indicators, Building Leadership Visibility, Economics for Leaders, Recession Economics, and Profitability in a Downturn.
Mr. Schenker holds a Master’s in Applied Economics from UNC Greensboro, a Master’s in Negotiation, Conflict Resolution, and Peacebuilding from CSU Dominguez Hills, a Master’s in Germanic Languages and Literature from UNC Chapel Hill, and a Bachelor’s in History and German from The University of Virginia. He also holds a Certificate in FinTech from MIT, a Certificate in Supply Chain Management from MIT, a Certificate in Professional Development from UNC, a Certificate in Negotiation from Harvard Law School, a Certificate in Cybersecurity from Carnegie Mellon, and a Professional Certificate in Strategic Foresight from the University of Houston. Mr. Schenker holds the designations CMT® (Chartered Market Technician), and CFP® (Certified Financial Planner). He is also a Certified Futurist and Long-Term AnalystTM and holds the FLTATM designation.
Before founding Prestige Economics, Mr. Schenker worked as a Risk Specialist at McKinsey and Company, where he provided content direction to trading, risk, and commodity project teams on six continents. Prior to McKinsey, Mr. Schenker was the Chief Energy and Commodity Economist at Wachovia (Wells Fargo). In 2020, he was the VP of Finance for The Texas Lyceum, the preeminent non-partisan leadership group in Texas. Since 2012, Mr. Schenker has been one of the 100 CEOs on the Texas Business Leadership Council, a non-partisan organization that advises Texas elected leadership at the state and federal level. He is also a Governance Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors and a member of the Bretton Woods Committee.
- The Economic and Financial Future After COVID
This presentation focuses on the economic, financial, and business impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The discussion includes forecasts for the economy, recession risks, and financial markets, as well as the outlooks for fiscal policy, Fed monetary policy, commodity markets, domestic manufacturing, global trade, real estate, employment and jobs, energy, finance and FinTech, food and agriculture, healthcare, national security, international relations, and travel. Topics in this talk come from Jason Schenker's recent book "The Future After COVID: Futurist Expectations for Changes, Challenges, and Opportunities After the COVID-19 Pandemic."
- Disruption 2020: Economic, Political, and Technological Outlook
This presentation includes a discussion of the economic and financial market risks in the year ahead. It will also include a discussion of the political dynamics in the year ahead, and how those risks will impact the economy and financial markets. Finally, this presentation will include a discussion of some of the biggest coming disruptive trends for 2020 - and it addresses the technology risks, challenges, and opportunities beyond 2020 that attendees need to prepare for.
- Economic and Financial Market Outlook
This presentation includes a discussion of economic and financial market outlook, as well as the outlook for jobs, growth, central bank policy, financial market risks, currency rates, interest rates, and commodity prices. Topics from this talk come from award-winning Prestige Economic retainer research and includes some critical forecasts.
- Futureproof Oil and Gas: Supply Chain, Finance, and Data Disruption Risks and Opportunities in the Energy Patch
This presentation includes a discussion of the supply chain, finance, and data disruptions that could impact oil and gas in the next five years. Topics from this talk include automation, market financialization, blockchain, fintech, AI, IoT, quantum computing, fake news, and other topics. Material for this talk come from Jason Schenker's books Jobs for Robots, The Promise of Blockchain, Quantum: Computing Nouveau, The Robot and Automation Almanac, Futureproof Supply Chain, and The Fog of Data.
- Navigating the Fog of Data
Rapidly increasing volumes of data have made the push to derive data implications more challenging. In this interactive session, Jason Schenker describes the best ways to navigate data challenges and how to derive valuable data insights across your organization. You’ll learn what opportunities your data can provide, best practices to adopt, challenges to avoid and the overall potential value for data in the supply chain and material handling industry. Share your data nightmares and dreams as well as discuss best practices with your peers in a learning and discussion environment.
- Audit & Due Diligence Foundations
How will the future of the economy, markets, and technology impact your working, personal, and investing lives? In this presentation, leading financial expert and futurist Jason Schenker provides answers. This presentation focuses on short-term economic and financial market dynamics as well as the technological factors that present longer-term disruptive risks and opportunities. This discussion helps executives and senior leaders plan for financial market volatility in the immediate term as well as develop a vision for the risks and opportunities from new and emerging technologies. This presentation includes a discussion of topics from Jason Schenker's best-selling books Jobs for Robots, Quantum: Computing Nouveau, The Robot and Automation Almanac as well ashis books, Robot-Proof Yourself, Futureproof Supply Chain, and The Promise of Blockchain. Some topics include self-driving vehicles, IoT, Bitcoin, robots, automation, quantum computing, the future of work, and the future of the economy.
- Technology and Disruption Outlook for The Future of Work
This presentation looks at historical changes in US and global work dynamics as well as a discussion of the rise of e-commerce and implications for The Future of Work in all industries. This discussion addresses the impact of technology for the economy and the future workforce, including the use of robots, cobots, automation, AI, blockchain, and quantum computing. Topics from this talk come from Jason Schenker's books Jobs for Robots, The Promise of Blockchain, Robot-Proof Yourself, Quantum: Computing Nouveau, The Robot and Automation Almanac, Futureproof Supply Chain, and The Fog of Data.
- The Future of Work – Technology, Policy, and Disruption Risks from a Board Perspective
How will the future of the economy, markets, and technology impact the economy, your company, and your board responsibilities? This presentation provides answers. This presentation includes a mix of short-term economic and financial market dynamics (like Fed policy, the dollar, interest rates and equity markets). Plus, this presentation includes a discussion of longer-term technological factors that present disruptive risks. This presentation helps executives, board members, and senior leaders plan for financial market volatility in the immediate term, whether from central bank and Fed policy, fiscal and tax policy, energy prices, equity markets, mortgage and interest rates, or digital currencies. This presentation is ideal for helping attendees develop a vision for the risks and opportunities from markets -- and technology. This presentation includes a discussion of topics from Jason Schenker's best-selling book Jobs for Robots, as well as from his other recent books, Robot-Proof Yourself, The Promise of Blockchain, Quantum: Computing Nouveau, and The Robot and Automation Almanac - 2019. Some topics include self-driving vehicles, IoT, Bitcoin, cobots, robots, automation, quantum computing, the future of work, and the future of the economy.
- The Impact of Election 2020 on Financial Markets and the Economy
This presentation includes the economic and financial outlook and beyond as well as a non-partisan discussion of political, economic, and financial market topics related to the upcoming 2020 presidential election. Talking points come from Jason Schenker's books Electing Recession, Midterm Economic, and his book on the 2020 election, The Dumpster Fire Election.