Executive VP & Chief Operating Officer, The Future Hunters
Erica Orange is Executive VP & Chief Operating Officer, The Future Hunters, a leading futurist consulting group in the United States. Formed in 1977, The Future Hunters helps their clients to identify trends and opportunities in the areas of marketing, product development, strategic planning, investments, human resources, public affairs and advertising. Clients have ranged from the U.S. Congress to many of the Fortune 500.
Erica frequently lectures about future trends for corporate, organizational and academic audiences. She has also authored several articles and white papers on various social, technological, economic, demographic and political trends, and her chapter titled “Understanding the Human/Machine Interface in a Time of Change” was recently published in the Handbook of Research on Technoself. She is a columnist for Yahoo! Sports’ online magazine ThePostGame.com, and a blogger for The World Future Society, SheCreatesChange and Webgrrls International.
Erica currently serves as a Board member on the Career Advisory Board presented by DeVry University. She also sits on the Advisory Board of the Young Luxury Marketers’ Council, the Junior Advisory Committee of OCNA (Ovarian Cancer National Alliance), and the Advisory Board of RAREculture. She was also chosen as one of the first Susan Schiffer Stautberg Leadership Foundation Fellows, and for four years served as Chair of the Adjunct Board of Directors for ThinkQuest NYC, an organization that brought technology to New York City students.
Ms. Orange received her B.A. in Political Science and Psychology from the University of Rochester, in Rochester, NY.