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Jason Schenker

Jason Schenker

One of the most accurate financial forecasters in the world

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Fee Range: $10,000-$19,999
  • President and Chief Economist of Prestige Economics
  • Top Ranked Economist
  • Best-selling author
  • Guest columnist for Bloomberg News

Mr. Schenker is the President of Prestige Economics and Chairman of The Futurist Institute. He has been ranked one of the most accurate financial forecasters and futurists in the world. Bloomberg News has ranked Mr. Schenker a top forecaster in 44 categories, including #1 in the world for his accuracy in 25 categories, including for his forecasts of the Euro, the British Pound, the Russian Ruble, the Chinese RMB, crude oil prices, natural gas prices, gold prices, industrial metals prices, agricultural commodity prices, and U.S. jobs.

Mr. Schenker was ranked one of the top 100 most influential financial advisors in the world by Investopedia in 2018. His 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. Mr. Schenker has been a guest host of Bloomberg Television and he is a contributor for Bloomberg Opinion.

Mr. Schenker attends OPEC and Fed events, and he has given keynotes for private companies, public corporations, industry groups, and the U.S. Federal Reserve. 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 27 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 The Economics of Revolt and Revolution, Write the Future, The Future After COVID, 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, Reading the Economic Tea Leaves, and Be the Shredder, Not the Shred. His forthcoming books include The Future of Food and Agriculture After COVID, The Future of Healthcare, The Future of Travel and Leisure, Content Monster, and Disruption Warfare. Mr. Schenker was featured as one of the world’s foremost futurists in the book After Shock.

Mr. Schenker advises executives, industry groups, institutional investors, and central banks as the President of Prestige Economics. 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 nine 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, which is now Wells Fargo. Based in Austin, Mr. Schenker is one of only 100 CEOs on the Texas Business Leadership Council, a non-partisan organization that advises Texas elected leadership at the state and federal level. Mr. Schenker is a Governance Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors. He also sits on multiple boards and is the VP of Finance on the Executive Committee of The Texas Lyceum, the preeminent non-partisan leadership group in Texas.

Futureproof Supply Chain: Planning for Disruption Risks and Opportunities in the Lifeline of the Global Economy. (based on newest book)

You need to make your supply chain futureproof. Supply chain has been a vanguard industry for recent technology disruption as well as the adoption of automation and robotics. But what disruptions lie ahead? Futureproof Supply Chain examines more than a dozen major risks ahead — and how companies, industries, and individuals can prepare to be futureproof.

The Impact of Election 2020 on Financial Markets and the Economy

This presentation includes a non-partisan discussion of political, economic, and financial market topics related to elections. Talking points come from Jason Schenker’s books *Electing Recession, Midterm Economics, *andhis forthcoming book on the 2020 election

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 YourselfThe 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.

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 YourselfQuantum: Computing Nouveau, The Robot and Automation Almanac, Futureproof Supply Chain, and The Fog of Data.

Sit-down Disruption Discussion with Jason Schenker

This fireside chat is a discussion with Jason Schenker about how disruptions in the future of the economy, markets, and technology will impact a company or industry. This discussion focuses on short-term economic and financial market dynamics as well as longer-term disruptive technological factors that present 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 discussion includes topics from Jason Schenker’s best-selling books Jobs for RobotsQuantum: Computing Nouveau, The Robot and Automation Almanac as well ashis books, Robot-Proof YourselfFutureproof 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.

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 RobotsQuantum: Computing Nouveau, The Robot and Automation Almanac as well ashis books, Robot-Proof YourselfFutureproof 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.

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.

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.

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.

The Future After COVID

For the economy, specific industries, national security, and a non-partisan discussion of U.S. political repercussions.

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