Edie Weiner is President and CEO of The Future Hunters, one of the world’s leading futurist consulting firms. She has served over 400 clients identifying opportunities in the areas of marketing, product development, strategic planning, human resources and public affairs. Her clients have ranged from national governments to the Fortune 500. Edie has keynoted over 300 conferences (including The World Economic Forum in Davos, and TEDx). She has guest lectured at various prestigious institutions, including Harvard, Wharton, U.S. Army War College, U.S. Naval War College, among others.

Edie has served on over 30 public, private and non-profit Boards and Advisory Boards, including the US Comptroller General’s Advisory Board. Some of Boards she has served in the past include the following:

  • Board or Advisory Board of the José Limón Dance Foundation (Chair)
  • UNUM Corporation
  • First Unum Corp.
  • CompUSA
  • the Fashion Group International
  • ThinkQuest New York City (Chair)
  • Boardroom Inc.
  • Independent Agents & Brokers of New York
  • Women’s Forum

Edie is a member of the Women’s Forum, a co-founder of the Belizean Grove, the first recipient of the Fashion Group International’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award (1998), NOW New York’s 2011 Woman of Power and Influence Award, and The World Future Society’s 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award. She has won numerous awards, including NOW New York’s 2011 Woman of Power and Influence and the World Future Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

Edie has also co-authored 4 books (the latest of which, FutureThink, was a global best-seller).

Online Videos

NACD Keynote
Board Leadership Conference
TEDx Midwest
Not Recession but Transformation
U.S. Naval War College
A View from the Future

Sample Talks


  • Hospitality Design Magazine Summit
  • Women Corporate Directors Global Institute
  • Travelers Ins. Co. Marketing and Communications Summit
  • National Association of Corporate Directors Spring Forum
  • Biennial Forum of Government Auditors
  • Global Spa and Wellness Summit
  • Human Resources Leadership Summit
  • International Luxury Travel Market Annual Meeting
  • Macy’s Leadership Council

Select Unsolicited Comments

Marketing Manager, International Luxury Travel Market

“Well, what can I say? You were brilliant. Thank you so much. Your delivery is sublime and a joy to watch. I’ve never seen anything approaching your level of comic timing from a serious speaker. I heard nothing but positive comments about your presentation. Your approach is so refreshing. I am forever grateful.”

Feedback from attendees

“Your presentation was outstanding.”
“She speaks with passion, substance, and commitment. She is really fantastic. Edie is a great resource.”
“Out of the box. A real mind stretching presentation.”

Feedback from attendees

“Very good speaker!”
“Amazing! The most thought-provoking and interesting presentation I have ever attended.”

Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Travelers

“You are just THE best!”

Managing Director, US Government Accountability Office (GAO)

“Every speaker nailed it. But you were the big hit!”

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