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Alex Whittington
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Alexandra Whittington is a futurist and visionary strategist who has dedicated her career to exploring the intersections of emerging technologies, social change, and global trends. With over a decade of experience in the field of foresight, she has become known for her ability to anticipate and forecast the implications of cutting-edge developments.
Whittington's interest in futurism began early in her academic career when she pursued a degree in anthropology. She went on to earn a master's in strategic foresight from The University of Houston (UH), where she developed her expertise in scenario planning, trend analysis, and horizon scanning. She also served as a UH foresight faculty member from 2010-2022.
Throughout her career, Whittington has worked with a diverse range of clients across industries, including Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and non-profit organizations. Her insights and foresight have helped shape long-term strategies and innovation roadmaps for organizations.
In addition to her consulting work, Whittington is a sought-after speaker and thought leader. She has delivered keynotes and presentations at conferences and events around the world, including TEDx. Forbes recognized her as one of the world’s top women futurists.
Alex is committed to promoting a more equitable and sustainable future. She believes that technology can be a powerful force for positive change, but only if it is developed and deployed with a strong sense of social responsibility. Through her work, she aims to inspire and empower individuals and organizations to take an active role in shaping the future they want to see.
Alex Whittington