Daniel W. Rasmus helped provide Sage Advice for Potential, the first in the Millennial series. Rasmus is the author of Listening to the Future, a book which explores the workplace of tomorrow through the lens of scenario planning. He is the former Vice President of Knowledge Management and Collaboration at Forrester Research. Prior to Forrester, Rasmus held management positions at the Giga Information Group, Hughes Aircraft and Western Digital. He is the Chair of the National Workforce Center for Emerging Technology and director of research for the Institute for Innovation and Information Productivity. Rasmus will serve as a visiting fellow for liberal arts at Bellevue College during the 2009-2010 academic year. For more information on Daniel W. Rasmus, please visit:

Website: www.danielwrasmus.com
Blog: www.future-of-work.spaces.live.com
Twitter: www.twitter.com/dwrasmus1

"Being a futurist means never being wrong today."




Rob Salkowitz

Author, Generation Blend: Managing Across the Technology Age Gap

Rob Salkowitz is a writer and consultant specializing in the social implications of new technology. He is the author of Generation Blend: Managing Across the Technology Age Gap (John Wiley & Sons, 2008), and co-author, with Daniel W. Rasmus, of Listening to the Future: Why It’s Everybody’s Business (Wiley & Sons, 2008). He has worked with leaders in the IT industry, including Microsoft, HP, and nGenera, to forecast social and technology trends, formulate market strategy and articulate business goals. He writes a popular weekly column for the website Internet Evolution and has maintained his own blog, Emphasis Added, since 2002. Rob’s next book for Wiley focuses on how the global NetGeneration is using new technology to drive innovation and social transformation around the world.
An entrepreneur and small business owner, Rob has helped start seven companies since 1994 and is a partner in the Seattle-based communications firm MediaPlant, LCC. He serves on the board of Older Adults Technology Services, a New York-based non-profit that does technology training and workforce development for people over 50. In 2008, he was a communications consultant on Darcy Burner’s unsuccessful campaign for Congress in Washington’s 8th district.

Rob earned a BA in Political Science/International Relations from Columbia University in New York. He lives and works in Seattle, Washington.



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