Speaker Bio: Rebecca Ryan

Rebecca Ryan is a "Human Spark Plug," futurist and economist. Buckle up buttercup, this isn't your average keynote.

The workforce is changing. What does that mean to your business? Rebecca Ryan, a futurist, economist and "brain shaker" will answer that very question. How can companies plan ahead for the shift in workers - not just a year or two ahead, but many years into the future?

Part futurist, part economist, and always engaging, Rebecca is one of America's most influential thought leaders, helping cities and companies think around the corner to what's next.  

Ryan is the author of ReGENERATION: A Manifesto for America's Future Leaders and Live First, Work Second: Getting Inside the Head of the Next Generation. She is also the founder of Next Generation Consulting, the resident futurist at the Alliance for Innovation and a senior fellow at CEOS for Cities. 

She has also been named: 

  • Top 100 Most Influential People, Accounting Today
  • Communicator of the Year, Women in Communication 
  • Woman of Influence, Business Journal of Greater Milwaukee
  • Entrepreneur of the Year, U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Ryan lives in Madison, Wisconsin.

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