The Futures Network LLC

The Futures Network, LLC
5035 Jazz Lane
Salt Lake City, Utah 84117

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5035 Jazz Lane,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84117

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Jim Mathews, MS, APF

Professional Accomplishments Include:

  • Presented “Understanding the Emerging Technologies Life Cycle” at World Future Society Conferences in 2006 and 2007, co-presented “Your Family: Stakeholders in your Future” at World Future Society Conferences in 2008, and was co-faculty for “You and Your Future: Applying Futures Methods to Your Life” at World Future Society Conference in 2006.
  • Presented “Boomer Retirement and Job Outlook” to the Utah Gerontological Society in October 2006, and “Murray - Future Outlook” to the Murray, Utah Mayor's Development Taskforce in November, 2006.
  • Identified large impact emerging information technologies and developed strategies to leverage them for maximum business impact.
  • Developed a set of scenarios covering life in Utah in the year 2050 for the Governor's Office of Planning and Budget.
  • Developed new theories on monitoring the emerging technology life-cycle.
  • Led the development of a Strategic Technology Plan and a five-year vision for an IT department, ensuring alignment with the business by interviewing business leaders.
  • Participated in development and syndication of IT strategies, ranging in scale from a single line of business to the entire enterprise, incorporating futurist techniques.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Association of Professional Futurists, Founding Member
  • World Future Society, Professional Member
  • Acceleration Studies Foundation, Technology Advisory Board Member


  • MS, Studies of the Future, University of Houston-Clear Lake
  • BS, Mathematics, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

 Jim is the founder of our company.

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