Imagine Tomorrow: A New World for Accountants–Part One: Your Visions

Dr. James Canton | May 4, 2015

The Gateway Team recently had the opportunity to interview Dr. James Canton, CEO and Chairman of the Institute for Global Futures, about the need for accountants to adapt to new business models, trends, and challenges in the near future. In this first of the five-part series, Dr. Canton stresses that accountants will continue to be trusted financial advisors in the coming years but will also be expected to provide guidance on how changes in many different areas will impact their businesses, including but not limited to technology, the environment, and social trends. 

Dr. James Canton

CEO and Chairman, Institute for Global Futures

Dr. James Canton is a renowned global futurist, social scientist, author, and visionary business advisor. As a former Apple Computer executive and high tech entrepreneur, he has been insightfully forecasting the key trends and technologies that have shaped our world. The Economist recognizes him as one of the leading global futurists. He has advised three White House Administrations and over 100 companies.

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