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May 19th, 2016

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A Sample of Jim's Recent & Upcoming Engagements

PGA - Professional Golf Association

94th Annual General Meeting
Boston, Massachusetts

le Club B

Leadership Meeting
Athens, Greecet

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Innovation Thought Leadership Event
Greenbelt, Maryland

Computer Science Corporation

CSC Executive Exchange
St Andrews, Scotland

Walt Disney Corporation

Leadership Meeting
Pasadena, California

Wall Street Journal

"Putting Capital To Work" Event
New York, NY

Southern Gas Association

Annual Executive Conference
Austin, Texas


HIPO Leadership Meeting
San Francisco, California

Wells Fargo

Global IT Meeting
San Francisco, California


World Energy/Utilities Conference
San Francisco, California

Sandia National Laboratories

Leadership Innovation Symposium
Albequerque, New Mexico

ERA Real Estate

ERA Connect Annual Conference
Austin, Texas

T. Rowe Price

Client Investment Symposium
Baltimore, Maryland

International Dairy, Deli & Bakery Association

Global Conference
New Orleans, Louisiana


Global Payments Conference
Phoenix, Arizona

Texas Municipal League

100th Annual Conference and Exhibition
Gaylord, Texas

Genesis Systems Group

Robotic Automation Conference
Davenport, Iowa

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

5th Annual Program / Project Leadership Kickoff
Galveston, Texas

Lockheed Martin

Executive HR Leadership Conference
Washington, DC


Worldwide Operators Congress
Toronto, Ontario

Pearson PLC

CITE Higher Education Leaders Conference
Denver, Colorado

Multi-Unit Franchise Magazine

Multi-Unit Franchise Conference
Las Vegas, Nevada

Consumer Electronics Association

Annual CEO Summit
Ojai, California

What People Say About Jim

"An outstanding presentation for an industry and association that falls on its traditions so often. We learned that our tradition should not be something that holds us back, but rather the launching pad for innovation for the future. Thanks Jim for your thought provoking presentation!"

- 94th PGA of America Annual General Meeting

"On behalf of the entire Innovative Technology Partnerships Office, thank you for your engaging and thought-provoking presentation at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. From the feedback we have received, the event was a great success. Thank you for sharing your insight and expertise with us!"

- NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

"We were extremely pleased with Jim’s presentation... the content was bang-on and would hopefully prompt people to think about the rapidity of change going on in our world!. Jim’s storytelling approach really helps to get his points across! He did a great job!"

- Walt Disney Company

"We thought Jim was amazing - just the positive message we wanted to leave folks with.

- T. Rowe Price

People were really excited and energetic. I got comments about your presentation and the day as a whole like “home run” and “perfect.” Your presentation was policy in a thought provoking way - and with the focus on the future and technology, the Denver Chamber of Commerce will surely see this as a great “jumping off point” to their broader transportation conversation.

- Colorado Transportation Summit

"Jim Carroll recently presented at Lockheed Martin’s Executive HR Leadership conference. His content was very provocative, fascinating, and relevant. I’ve embedded a couple of his nuggets into my operating model

- Lockheed Martin

"Many thanks for your presentation, “7 Things You Need to Do Right Now: Aligning the Fast Future to Your Current Strategy” It couldn't have been more energy filled and dynamic to start the conference out on the right foot. It was exactly what the audience wanted and needed to hear. The feedback from all attendees was excellent."

- VIBE Conference, Las Vegas

"Bringing Jim into our MLC Sales Conference in Sydney through a fibre optic line was truly incredible. The key note session Jim delivered was on the money, he exceeded my expectations."

- MLC National Australia Bank

"Jim is one of the best speakers we had. He had excellent information that our attendees could take home and incorporate it into their plans immediately. He also incorporated our messages into his presentation that helped localize the information for our group. Highly recommended!"

- Illinois Bureau of Tourism.

"After seeing Jim speak at another conference, I was so motivated by his presentation, I invited Jim to speak at a conference for my organization. Another home run! Powerful, articulate, thought provoking and energetic! Jim's delivery on the importance of staying abreast of rapidly changing trends truly can assist in changing the way we do business!"

- US Navy, Air Force, Marine Child Youth Program Conference

"... your talk hit just the right note.....I did have several people ask me if they could get a copy of your presentation as well as many who noted that the programming was fantastic and gave them a lot to think about."

-Consumer Electronics Association CEO Summit

"Thank you for an outstanding opening keynote for the 10th Anniversary Opportunities Conference: you received a 100% approval rating which has only been achieved 2 other times in our 10 year history!"

-Opportunities Conference Organizer

“We were extremely pleased with Jim’s presentation….. the content was great and would hopefully prompt people to think about the rapidity of change going on in our world! You were superb! As we make changes your message could not have come at a better time. This group likes tradition but unfortunately that often gets in the way of moving forward. Thank you again for reminding us that our greater responsibility is to the future!"

- US National Recreation and Parks Association

“I have been working with Jim for the past four years, and, without question, he is one of the most dynamic speakers and professional partners I’ve ever come across. Our audiences (internal and external) love him, and he works wonderfully with our customers. ….I’m willing to bet your first experience will lead to many, many more, as it has with SAP. I wish you the best with him….book him before someone else does!”


Healthcare in 2021? What will we be doing in 10 years time? Well, according to Jim Carroll, keynote speaker for the opening session, definitely not what we're doing today! He presented an invigorating view of what our healthcare systems could be looking like and it's up to us to decide how we get there. We'll be accepting his challenge to take three scary ideas away and think about how we can make them work, rather than the reasons why they won't. The poll4 system was fun and it was definitely the first time we'd been asked to turn our phones on during a presentation!

- International Society of Medical Publication Professionals

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