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Jason Schenker

Chairman of The Futurist Institute and the President of Prestige Economics

  • Top ranked forecaster by Bloomberg News in 43 categories, #1 in 25 categories
  • Author of 6 best-selling books including Commodity Prices 101
  • Holds 3 masters degrees and is an instructor for LinkedIn Learning

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Economic OutlookFinance Policy & RegulationFuture TrendsAuthors

Bloomberg News has ranked Jason Schenker #1 in the world for his forecast accuracy in 25 categories, including for his forecasts of the Euro, the British Pound, the Swiss Franc, the Russian Ruble, the Chinese RMB, crude oil prices, natural gas prices, gold prices, industrial metals prices, agricultural commodity prices, and US non-farm payrolls.

Schenker advises executives, industry groups, institutional investors, and central banks. He also attends OPEC and Fed events, and he has given keynotes for public companies, industry groups, and the US Federal Reserve. Schenker has even given talks at SXSW and advised NATO and the U.S. government on the economy, financial market outlook, the future of work, blockchain, Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, quantum computing, data analysis, forecasting, and fake news.

Schenker is a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion and he been a guest host of Bloomberg Television. He has written 18 books, six of which have been #1 best sellers, including Jobs for Robots, Quantum: Computing Nouveau, Commodity Prices 101, Recession-Proof, Electing Recession, and The Robot and Automation Almanac.  Schenker also wrote the books The Promise of Blockchain, Midterm Economics, The Future of Energy, Futureproof Supply Chain, The Fog of Data, Robot-Proof Yourself, Financial Risk Management FundamentalsSpikes: Growth Hacking Leadership, Be the Shredder, Not the Shred, and his non-partisan book on the 2020 presidential election The Dumpster Fire Election: Realistic Dystopian Expectations for the 2020 Presidential Election. His forthcoming books in 2019 include The Future of Finance is Now, The Future of Agriculture, The Future of Healthcare, and Reading the Economic Tea Leaves. 

Schenker incorporates long-term futurist trends into his discussions of the economy and financial markets. He has also created training courses for The Futurist Institute on the Future of Work, the Future of Transportation, the Future of Data, the Future of Finance, Futurist Fundamentals, the Future of Energy, the Future of Leadership, the Future of Healthcare, and the Future of Quantum Computing.

Schenker is also an instructor for LinkedIn Learning, for which he has recorded courses on Audit and Due Diligence Foundations, Finance Foundations: Risk Management, Recession-Proof Strategies, and an Economic Indicators Weekly Series.

Previously, Schenker worked for McKinsey as a Risk Specialist, where he was responsible for directing industrial, energy, and agricultural trading and risk initiatives on six continents. Schenker also worked for Wachovia as the Chief Energy and Commodity Economist, where he initiated coverage on commodity markets and wrote on domestic and international economic topics, as well as foreign exchange.

In addition to holding three masters degrees and numerous professional designations, he is a Certified Futurist and Long-Term Analyst as well as a Board Governance Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors.

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