Your Work Life 2026: Robots, Holographic Meetings and an On-Demand Economy
The world of work is changing at warp speed. Get ready to envision the products and services that will be in demand tomorrow with trusted futurist Faith Popcorn. Called the “The Trend
The world of work is changing at warp speed. Get ready to envision the products and services that will be in demand tomorrow with trusted futurist Faith Popcorn. Called the “The Trend Oracle” by the New York Times and named “The Nostradamus of Marketing” by Fortune Magazine, Faith is recognized as America’s foremost trend expert.
Faith shares the key challenges and opportunities ahead in the next decade, from robots marching in to the office fading out; from the economic rise of women to the reinvention of family and work. Following a dynamic presentation, Faith will take questions from the audience, and there will be ample time for networking. Register now.
Faith Popcorn: Trend Expert and Futurist
As CEO of the BrainReserve, a Future-Focused Trend Consultancy, Faith Popcorn applies her insight into cultural and business trends to help clients reposition established brands/companies, develop new models and innovate. She is a trusted advisor to the CEOs of the Fortune 500 including American Express, Calvert Group, Campbell’s Soup, Citigroup, Discovery Communications, Dunkin’ Donuts, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, Kellogg’s, KFC, Mars, SC Johnson and Tylenol.
She is founder and CEO of Faith Popcorn’s BrainReserve, the futurist marketing consultancy established in 1974. With a documented 95% accuracy rate, Faith predicted the demand for fresh foods and four-wheel drives, as well as the spiritual tenor of the millennium with Cocooning. She was the first to anticipate the explosive growth of home delivery, home businesses and home shopping. Additionally, she predicted the rise of social media and has a significant following on Facebook and Twitter. Her FutureView, which focuses on how Trends are affecting consumer lifestyles and purchasing behavior, has been presented to thousands of audiences across the globe.
Heralded for her extraordinary ability to forecast emerging consumer patterns, Faith is frequently interviewed and cited in the New York Times, Time, Newsweek, Fortune, “The Today Show,” “Face the Nation,” and CNN. She is the best-selling author of The Popcorn Report, Clicking, EVEolution, Dictionary of the Future and the upcoming, Popcorn Report 2020: A Leap of Faith.
Faith was raised in Shanghai, China, is a fifth generation New Yorker, and a graduate of New York University and New York’s High School of Performing Arts. She is a single mother and has two Chinese daughters.
(Thursday) 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
West Side YMCA
5 West 63rd Street, New York, NY 10023