As the founder of NU FUTURIST and creator of the Foresight Academy, Jared has worked with some of the world’s most successful organizations, including Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurial start-ups, government municipalities, and Army Special Forces. For more than a decade, Jared has combined his experience as a business owner and foresight professional to coach and advise businesses of all sizes, non profits, executives, and entrepreneurs.
Jared also provides critical insight into the private sector and business culture to transitioning Special Operators through his work with the Donovan and Bank Foundation. Drawing from his background as an ARMY brat and expertise in strategic foresight, Jared became The Foundation’s Strategic Advisor, supporting Special Operators as they reintegrate into life as a civilian.
As an adjunct professor of Strategic Foresight at the University of Tennessee’s Haslam College of Business, in Graduate and Executive Education, Jared gets to do one of his favorite things – teach people from a variety of backgrounds how to apply foresight to their lives and careers. Jared brings this same knowledge and expertise to every client he works with, enabling them to create the best possible future for themselves and the people they serve.
Jared is also the co-host of multiple podcasts, including The Best Pandemic Ever podcast with Paul Toolan and In The Hour podcast with Lolly Daskal. He is also a musician, composer, competitive cyclist, and trail runner living in Charlotte, North Carolina, with his wife and two sons.