Interested in being a FERN Advisor?
FERN advisors are distinguished leader in foresight education, research, and practice. 

Advisors receive updates by email 1-2 times per year and offer occasional email or phone advice on FERN activities, strategies and priorities directly to FERN staff.

We thank our advisors for their passion, insight, and accomplishments in foresight education, research and practice.

FERN Advisors - Educators

The following educators have endorsed FERN's mission and advise FERN management on strategy and priorities in foresight education.

Peter Bishop, PhD, Director, MT, Futures Studies in Commerce, University of Houston, Houston, TX USA
Jae-Yong Choung, PhD, Professor of Management Science, KAIST, Daejeon, Korea
Jose Cordiero, PhD, Energy Advisor and Faculty, Singularity University, Mountain View, CA
Jim Dator, PhD, Director, MA and PhD in Alternative Futures, University of Hawaii, Manoa, HI USA
Jay Gary, PhD, Director, MA in Strategic Foresight, Regent University, Virginia Beach, FL USA
Fabienne Goux-Baudiment, PhD, Coordinator, MS in Strategic Foresight and Innovation, University of Angers, Angers, France

Peter Hayward, PhD, Director, MS in Strategic Foresight, Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorne, Australia

René Rohrbeck, PhD, Editor, Corporate Foresight Professor Organizational Future Orientation, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark 
Mei-Mei Song, PhD, Assistant Professor, Graduate Institute of Futures Studies, Tamkang University, Tamsui, Taiwan
Joseph Voros, PhD, Senior Lecturer, MS in Strategic Foresight, Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorne, Australia

FERN Advisors - Practitioners

The following distinguished foresight practitioners have endorsed FERN's mission and advise FERN management on strategy and practitioner priorities. 

Steven Bankes, Chief Engineer, Advanced Computing and Decisions Systems, BAE Systems, Boston, MA USA
Jim E. Burke, Manager, Forecasting & Innovation Solutions at TASC, Chantilly, VA USA
Clem Bezold, PhD, President, Institute for Alternative Futures, Alexandria, VA USA
Phil Bowermaster, Co-Founder, Fast Forward Radio,,, Denver, CO USA
Thomas Frey, President, DaVinci Institute, Louisville, CO USA
Jerome C. Glenn, Director and Co-Founder, The Millennium Project, Washington, DC USA  
Andy Hines, PhD, Principal at Hinesight and Lecturer / Executive in Residence at University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA
Michael Jackson, PhD, Director, Shaping Tomorrow; Founder, ST Foresight Network, Bishops Wood UK
John Mahaffie, Principal, Leading Futurists; Blogger, Foresight Culture, Washington DC USA
Vahid V. Motlagh, Founder and Editor, Vahid Think Tank; Board Member, ST Foresight Network, Tehran, Iran
Patrick Tucker, Director of Communications, World Future Society, Bethesda, MD USA
Steven R. Walk, Director, Lab for Technology Forecasting, Old Dominion U; Principal, Technology Intelligence, Norfolk, VA USA
Verne Wheelwright, PhD, Director, Personal Futures Network; Author, It's Your Future... Make it a Good One!, Harlingen, TX USA

Interested in becoming a FERN advisor? Email susanchesleyfant{at}gmail{dot}com or johnsmart{at}accelerating{dot}org for more information.