Future Trends That Will Impact Your Business


David Smith
CEO Strategic Partners


7:00 am - 9:00 am


Clubs of Prestonwood – The Creek
15909 Preston Rd., Dallas, TX 75248

Future Trends That Will Impact Your Business

  • 12 Trends That Will Impact Almost Every Business
  • Why Data is Your Central Business Asset
  • Why You Need AI
  • Legacy Analytic Software’s Assured Failure in the Age of Data
  • The Crisis of Software That Scales to Meet Demand
  • Why Companies Need More than One Type of Database

When you think about the future, what comes to mind? Robots? Flying cars? The size of your 401K balance? If you’re curious about what the future holds—and how it will affect your business—you’ll be interested to hear from David Smith, a renowned futurist, business executive and serial entrepreneur. As the CEO of Strategic Pathways, David specializes in helping companies achieve growth through global R&D breakthroughs, new processes and expanded service capabilities.

At our June meeting, David will address twelve major trends that will impact your business over the next two years, and offer suggestions for adapting to them. He warns that businesses who don’t respond proactively to these trends may be out of business over the next ten years. We can’t think of a better reason to attend this meeting! See you there.

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David Smith
CEO Strategic Pathways

David Smith is a futurist, business executive, serial entrepreneur, and an expert in solving wicked problems. He has served as CEO and President of technology companies and as an executive of R&D organizations. He has experience in commercial, governmental and academic institutions. David was named one of the seven top global futurists in the Millennium issue of Businessweek feature, “What Technology Will Be Like in 100 Years”. For the CIA David was one of the principal designers of In-Q-Tel. He led extensive analysis to develop the framework for In-Q-Tel and help design its implementation plan. David is an active speaker on technology, futures, and innovation throughout the world. He is a University of Texas, Austin, IC2 fellow, elected Society for Design and Process Science Fellow, and a member of the Association of Professional Futurists. Awarded the Council of Consortia award for Extraordinary Contributions and Achievement in Technology Transfer.