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David Houle

Futurist, Strategist, Award-Winning Producer & Best-Selling Author
  • Winner of two Emmy’s, a George Foster Peabody Award, and nominated for an Academy Award
  • Author of, Entering the Shift Age, a number one best-selling novel in the category of business planning
  • Consistently ranked as one of the top futurists in the world today
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David Houle is a futurist, thinker, and speaker. Houle spent more than 20 years in media and entertainment. He has worked at NBC, CBS and was part of the senior executive team that created and launched MTV, Nickelodeon, VH1 and CNN Headline News.

Houle has won a number of awards. He won two Emmys, the prestigious George Foster Peabody award, and the Heartland award for “Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream”. He was also nominated for an Academy Award.

Houle is consistently ranked as one of the top futurists and futurist keynote speakers on the major search engines and in the world today. In the last two years he has delivered keynotes on six continents and twelve countries. He is often called “the CEOs’ Futurist” having spoken to or advised 2,000+ CEOs and business owners in the past four years.

In February 2010, he became a featured contributor to and his column can be found at

Houle is also a best-selling author.  Most recently, his book Entering the Shift Age, published in January 2013, is the #1 best-selling book in the category of Business Planning and Forecasting as well as a #1 Amazon best-seller. His first book, the influential and highly acclaimed The Shift Age was published in 2008. His second book, Shift Ed: A Call to Action for Transforming K-12 Education was published in April 2011 and his third book, The New Health Age: the Future of Healthcare and Medicine in America was published in December 2011 and was also a #1 best-seller on Amazon.

Houle is a member of the faculty and the futurist in residence at the Ringling College of Art and Design.

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