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Male, 34 years old

Dennis is a trend hunter, innovation manager, and foresight researcher providing organizations with a broader, deeper, and longer view of the future with ways to exploit opportunities and protect against contingencies. Since receiving his graduate degree five years ago, he has consulted with local SMEs, global corporations, and government agencies in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australasia. He has focused on technologys place in social change and consulted on the social implications of various technologies from D printing's potential invasion of the retail and manufacturing sectors and EHS concerns of nanotechnologies to legal issues surrounding transhumanist enhancements. Dennis expertise primarily lies in horizon scanning, scenario planning, and qualitative technology forecasting. He is a senior researcher at Shaping Tomorrow, and has recently been named the companys social media director. He is also the head of Aiglatson Foresight Research (AFR) where his work has included consulting with an independent record company on the future of the music industry while leading their initial social media engagement and forecasting the local opportunities of a start-up production company. Dennis believes the future is constantly changing, and organizations must optimize their innovation strategies through constant maintenance to maximize opportunities and minimize threats. Specialties Foresight research, systems thinking, scenario development, environmental horizon scanning, strategic planning , project management, sales marketing, grammar editing, public speaking, leadership, MS Office, Dreamweaver, Adobe Photoshop