You care about the future. We love that about you.
We are futurists, economists, trend-trackers, logicians, nerds, and good-timers. We work with clients who share our commitment: to leave the world better for future generations.
Rebecca Ryan, APF
Rebecca Ryan captains the ship. Trained as a futurist and an economist, Rebecca helps clients see what's coming - as a keynote speaker, a Futures Lab facilitator, an author of books, blogs and articles, a client advisor, and the founder of Futurist Camp. Her blog: https://medium.com/@rr_futurist. Contact Lisa Loniello (ll at rebeccaryan dot com) for more information.
Lisa Loniello is our "logician" - a magician with logistics. She is also the captain of fun and will leave you LOLing. Before joining forces with Rebecca, Lisa ran the show at the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. Got a question about booking Rebecca, need to discuss some Prince trivia, or need to know the skinny on the Futures Labs? Lisa will hook you up.
Yasemin (pronounced Yahz-MEEN) Arikan operates the research vessel. Trained in futures and social science methods, she works closely with Rebecca and our clients to find the local trends shaping their future. She also helps design and facilitate useful activities and materials. Her work includes developing scenarios on the futures of public health, health care, society and technology for associations, foundations, government, and business. Bonus: Yasemin can help you take your gift wrapping game to the next level. And she can talk with you about it in English, German, or Turkish.
Gregg Potter connects people. It’s what he was born to do and it’s what makes him an outstanding Director of Futurist Camp. If Gregg looks familiar, it’s because he's has been a volunteer and co-facilitator at Futurist Camp since 2016. He’s comfortable running canoe races, chopping veg, pouring drinks, and dishing his knowledge about collaboration. Gregg is committed to making sure you have the time of your life at Futurist Camp. Ask Gregg anything about Camp!