Is the founder of the NU FUTURIST and creator of The Foresight Academy, a groundbreaking program that teaches leaders and teams the same skills that innovators, industry disruptors, and change-makers use to guide and make the future they want to see. He is a futurist with a Master's in Strategic Foresight and Future Studies, executive advisor, and instructor of Strategic Foresight at the University of Tennessee's Haslam College of Business in Graduate and Executive Education.
Jared’s insight and expertise are utilized by leaders across a wide variety of sectors and industries, from US Army Special Forces to Fortune 500 companies, government municipalities to entrepreneurial start-ups, as well as his work in Hollywood with accomplished actors, writers, and producers, helping them reinvent themselves and discover new areas for growth both inside and outside the bounds of their industry.
Jared also provides critical insight into the private sector and business culture to transitioning Special Operators through his work with the Donovan and Bank Foundation. Drawing from his background as an ARMY brat and entrepreneur, Jared is the Foundation’s Strategic Advisor, supporting Special Operators as they reintegrate into life as a civilian.
Jared is also a musician, composer, competitive cyclist, and trail runner living in Charlotte, North Carolina, with his wife and two sons.