|Jerome C. Glenn co-founded and directs The Millennium Project, a leading global participatory think tank, which produces the State of the Future reports for the past 20 years. He invented the “Futures Wheel”, a futures assessment technique and concepts such as conscious-technology, transInstitutions, tele-nations, management by understanding, self-actualization economy, feminine brain drain, and definitions of environmental security, collective Intelligence, and scenarios. He wrote about information warfare in the late 1980s in his book Future Mind, sent his first email in 1973, and in the mid-1980s he was instrumental in getting x.25 packet switching in 29 developing countries which was key to their later getting low cost access to the Internet. |
More recently he led the design and implementation of collective intelligence systems for the governments of Kuwait and Egypt, and The Millennium Project’s own Global Futures Intelligence System. His current work includes national workshops to address issues in the Future Work/Tech 2050 Global Scenarios; State of the Future Index for Pakistan, and preparing the next State of the Future report. He was instrumental in naming the first Space Shuttle the Enterprise and banning the first space weapon (FOBS) in SALT II. He has published over 150 future-oriented articles, spoken to over 400 organizations, written several books (Future Mind, Linking the Future, and co-author of Space Trek), and is the editor of Futures Research Methodology Version 3.0 and lead 55 futures research studies.