A foremost authority on forecasting government policy, Graham Molitor is president of Public Policy Forecasting, and vice president/legal counsel of the World Future Society.
He headed lobbying staffs at General Mills and Nabisco, chaired a legislative Commission on the Future, directed research for the White House Conference on the Industrial World Ahead, served on the White House Social Indicators Committee, headed research for both of Vice President Rockefeller's Presidential campaigns as well as part-time roles in two others, worked as a legal counsel in the U.S. Congress, and served with the Assistant Chief of Staff at the Pentagon. Graham served in elective, appointive or advisory capacities in each government branch - executive, legislative, judicial, and independent regulatory - on assignments ranging from the White House to local government.
Graham's expertise spans the government policy issue spectrum, and his unique predictive skills are based on broad experience as a lawyer, lobbyist, political campaign strategist, university professor, author, encyclopaedist, forecaster/futurist, and business owner/executive. He is the President of Public Policy Forecasting, a firm specializing in assessing government policy change, political, social and technological trends.
Since founding the company in 1977, Mr. Molitor has been a consultant to nearly 200 organizations, including Fortune 500 companies, business and professional associations, domestic and foreign governments, and research organizations ranging from Harvard and MIT to Arthur D. Little, and the Hudson Institute. He also serves as Vice President and Legal Counsel, and Board Member, of the World Future Society (1981-current).
He is a certified arbitrator and has the distinction of being the only lawyer ever known to be qualified as a paid expert 'futurist' witness in legal proceedings. He divides time on research and writing, and as a professional lecturer delivering up to 32 presentations monthly specializing in societal and government policy change. Mr. Molitor served on 16 government advisory commissions or committees. Mr. Molitor was co-editor and chairman of editorial board, The Encyclopaedia of the Future (Macmillan Publishing Company), 1990-1996; consulting editor, Historical Guide to American Government (Oxford University Press), 1994-1997; editorial board chairman, Future Survey, 1996-1997; and former editor of ten other publications or newsletters. He wrote a benchmark three-volume study describing over 100 techniques developed by him for spotting, monitoring, and anticipating public policy change, and published hundreds of reports forecasting public policy developments, assessing cultural societal changes, and pinpointing marketing opportunities.
Graham Molitor travels from United States
- Dominant Economic Sectors: Past, Present and Prospective
- Genetic 'Green' Revolution
- Marvels of Advanced Material Technologies
- New Space Age (2500-3000)
- Overview of Future Planning
- Planning for the Energy Future
- Public Policy Formulation
- The Genetics Revolution
- The Oncoming Leisure Era
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