• Google
  • Nokia
  • Yahoo! Inc.
  • AND Automotive Navigation Data
  • earthmine
  • First American Spatial Solutions
  • Waze
  • Google

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Michele Bowman
Futurist, Global Foresight Associates


Michele Bowman is a futurist and writer who consults with organizations about the intersection of foresight, innovation and design in business. She is the Managing Director of Global Foresight Associates, a Boston-based foresight research and consulting firm that helps organizations understand the strategic implications of change affecting the future of business and society. She is the past Chairman and current Executive Director of the Association of Professional Futurists.

Her mental whiteboard is FringeHog, a blog about the impact of ideas and global trends affecting the future. An island native trapped in an east coast weather pattern, she has a natural affinity for open windows, water sports of any flavor and freshly shaken margaritas.


A new breed of maps is emerging that are revealing breakthroughs in our understanding of biology, neuroscience, ecology and the physical world. We’re now able to map not just physical geographies, but genomes, neural pathways, emotions, social networks - even the global movement of ideas. These new maps tell powerful stories about the changes that will shape society over the next twenty years.