Date: March 2, 2013
Time: 9 a.m.
Topic: Emerging Needs States and New Business Development Opportunities for Delta Dental
Organization: Delta Dental
Location: Indianapolis, IN
In this speech: Futurist Andy Hines draws on consumer values research from his book, ConsumerShift, to identify emerging consumer needs to provide stimulus for new business ideas.
About Futurist Andy Hines
Andy Hines is a lecturer and executive-in-residence at the University of Houston’s Graduate Program in Futures Studies, bringing together the experience he earned as an organizational, consulting, and academic futurist.
He co-founded and is currently on the board of the Association of Professional Futurists and has co-authored three books:
Hines has also authored dozens of articles, speeches, and workshops, including the 2003 Emerald Literati Awards’ Outstanding Paper accolade for best article published in Foresight for “An Audit for Organizational Futurists,” and the 2008 award for “Scenarios: The State of the Art.”
Most recently, he has appeared on several radio and television programs, including KRIV-26 News talking about the future of libraries and the CBS “Early Show,” to talk about the MTV-commissioned study: “The Future of Youth Happiness.”