jason schenker

Jason Schenker

The World's Leading Financial Futurist.
President of Prestige Economics and Chairman of The Futurist Institute.


English, German

Who is Jason Schenker?

Jason Schenker is President of Prestige Economics and Chairman of The Futurist Institute, as well as an expert on emerging technologies, business strategy, finance and economics.

Jason Schenker was acknowledged as the world's #1 forecaster in 26 different categories by Bloomberg News, and his research work is a reference source for executives, corporate boards, industry groups, central banks and governments around the world.

He has written 36 books, out of which fourteen have been #1 Best-Seller.

What can you expect from a conference with Jason Schenker?

Jason Schenker offers an analytical and accurate look at the future challenges of the global economy and the impact of technological disruption, political conjunctures and social phenomena.

His outstanding experience as a consultant in different organizations of international prestige, such as NATO and multiple private entities, gives him an undeniable authority when diagnosing the current state of geopolitics and, above all, to forecast economic scenarios from different perspectives, industries and markets.

In his lectures,Jason Schenker jointly interprets the current context and future uncertainty through a multidisciplinary perspective, covering topics such as the labor market, the challenges of democracy and potential cultural changes of major impact.

Jason Schenker’s career and contribution to society:

Mr. Schenker is the President of Prestige Economics and Chairman of The Futurist Institute. He has been ranked one of the most accurate financial forecasters and futurists in the world. Bloomberg News has ranked Mr. Schenker a top forecaster in 46 categories, including #1 in the world for his accuracy in 26 categories, including for his forecasts of the Euro, the British Pound, the Swiss Franc, the Russian Rouble, the Chinese Yuan, crude oil prices, natural gas prices, gold prices, industrial metals prices, agricultural commodity prices, and U.S. jobs.

Mr. Schenker’s work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. He has appeared on CNBC, CNN, ABC, NBC, MSNBC, Fox, Fox Business, BNN, Bloomberg Germany, and the BBC. He has been a guest host of Bloomberg TV and a contributor for Bloomberg Opinion.

Since 2004, Mr. Schenker has given keynotes for private companies, public corporations, industry groups, and the U.S. Federal Reserve. He attends OPEC and Fed events and has advised NATO and the U.S. government.

Mr. Schenker has written 36 books. Fifteen have been #1 Best Sellers, including The Future After COVID, Jobs for Robots, Quantum: Computing Nouveau, Commodity Prices 101, Recession-Proof, Futureproof Supply Chain, Electing Recession, The Future of Finance is Now, The Future of Energy, The Author Institute Method, The Dumpster Fire Election, The Future of Travel, and The Robot and Automation Almanac for years 2018, 2020, and 2022. Mr. Schenker contributed to the forthcoming book World Emerging from Pandemic from National Intelligence University and commissioned by the Strategic Multilayer Assessment.

As the President of Prestige Economics, Mr. Schenker advises executives, industry groups, institutional investors, and central banks. He also founded The Futurist Institute, for which he created a rigorous course of study that includes The Future of Work, The Future of Transportation, The Future of Data, The Future of Finance, Futurist Fundamentals, The Future of Energy, The Future of Leadership, The Future of Healthcare, The Future of Quantum Computing, and The Future After COVID. Mr. Schenker is also an instructor for 20 LinkedIn Learning courses on business, risk management, economics, jobs, finance, audit and due diligence, recession-proof career strategies, leadership visibility, and data.

Mr. Schenker holds a Master’s in Applied Economics from UNC Greensboro, a Master’s in Negotiation, Conflict Resolution, and Peacebuilding from CSU Dominguez Hills, a Master’s in Germanic Languages and Literature from UNC Chapel Hill, and a Bachelor’s in History and German from The University of Virginia.

He holds eight post-graduate certificates: FinTech from MIT, Supply Chain Management from MIT, Negotiation from Harvard Law School, Sustainable Business Strategy from Harvard Business School Online, Design Thinking from the UVA Darden School of Business, Cybersecurity from Carnegie Mellon, Strategic Foresight from the University of Houston, and Professional Development from UNC Chapel Hill. Mr. Schenker holds the designations FLTA® (Certified Futurist and Long-Term Analyst), CMT® (Chartered Market Technician), and CFP® (Certified Financial Planner).

Before founding Prestige Economics, Mr. Schenker worked as a Risk Specialist at McKinsey and Company, and worked previously as the Chief Energy and Commodity Economist at Wachovia (Wells Fargo). Since 2012, Mr. Schenker has been one of the 100 CEOs on the Texas Business Leadership Council, a non-partisan organization that advises Texas elected leadership at the state and federal level. He is also a member of the Bretton Woods Committee. In 2021, Mr. Schenker oversaw the launch of The Author Institute to help leaders write books and share their stories. He also co-founded NFT Degree, a joint venture founded to protect the provenance and authenticity of human capital assets.

Awards and recognitions:

Bloomberg News has ranked Jason the #1 forecaster in the world in 26 different categories since 2011, which is why executives, corporate boards, industry groups, central banks, and governments rely on his research.

Mr. Schenker was ranked one of the 100 most influential financial advisors in the world by Investopedia in 2018.


- Headlines and Trendlines for the Economy, Markets, and Technology: Differentiating Short-Term Risks from Long-Run Opportunities
- Chaos, Turmoil, or Opportunity? Uncertainty in the Economic, Financial, and Technology Outlook
- The Economic Outlook - Slowflation, Stagflation, or Recession
- Welcome to the Future
- Change That Stays – Post-COVID Opportunities and Risks That Will Shape the Decade Ahead
- The Future of Business in the Metaverse Economy
- Cold War Two Economics
- Economic Deep Dive with Jason Schenker Inflation and Jobs - Pillars of Concern
- Futureproof Supply Chain
- The Economic and Financial Outlook: Drivers of Opportunity and Pillars of Risk
- The Economic and Financial Future After COVID
- Financial Markets, the Economy, and U.S. Elections - a Non-Partisan Discussion
- Growth Hacking Leadership
- The Promise of Blockchain
- The Economic and Financial Outlook: Improvements Against a Backdrop of Risk
- Economic and Financial Market Outlook
- The Future of the Economy, Markets, and Technology
- Futureproof Oil and Gas: Supply Chain, Finance, and Data
- Disruption Risks and Opportunities in the Energy Patch
- Technology and Disruption Outlook for The Future of Work
- The Future of Work – Technology, Policy, and Disruption Risks from a Board Perspective
- Disruptions Ahead - A Conversation with Jason Schenker
- Navigating the Fog of Data
- Disruption Ahead: Economic, Political, and Technological Outlook

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