He is Chairman and CEO of the Institute for Global Futures, a San Francisco-based think tank that advises the Fortune 1000 and governments.
Dr. Canton is a commentator on CNN, Financial News, where he reports on the latest business trends.
He serves on the Advisory Board, MIT Media Lab, Europe; a center for innovation worldwide.
Dr. Canton prepares audiences to better anticipate key future trends and adapt to new opportunities.
Dr. Canton has been forecasting trends for twenty-five years that have had a dramatic impact on lifestyles, business and the economy.
Dr. Canton has spoken to thousands of organizations on five continents. Successful Meetings Magazine named him as one of the #1 presenters in the nation. He was named the Digital Guru, by CNN for his insights on innovation, customers and business.
He is an advisor to the White House Office of Science and Technology and the National Science Foundation.
Media coverage about Dr. Canton has appeared in Fortune, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Report, Fox, PBS, New York Times, US News and World Report, CEO, CIO and CFO Magazines.
Dr. Canton is the author of Technofutures, a book acclaimed by business leaders as a blueprint for how innovation will shape the future of business in the 21st century.
His new book is entitled The New Future: How New Science, New Demographics, New Values, and New Consumers Will Transform the Marketplace, the Workplace and Our Lives.