Jason Schenker is the President of Prestige Economics and the Chairman of The Futurist Institute. Bloomberg News has ranked Jason the #1 forecaster in the world in 25 different categories since 2011. Mr. Schenker is a columnist for Bloomberg Prophets, and he has appeared as a guest host on Bloomberg Television, as well as a guest on CNBC. He is frequently quoted in the press, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and The Financial Times.
Prestige Economics prepares the monthly MHI Business Activity Index, quarterly MHEM forecasts, and forecasts for several MHI industry groups. Jason holds master's degrees in applied economics, negotiation, and German literature. He is also a Board Governance Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors and the Chairman of The Futurist Institute, a learning organization he founded in October 2016 to help analysts and economists become futurists and long-term analysts. Jason produces The Financial Futurist, a weekly podcast and newsletter on markets, business, and future technology. He has also recorded multiple courses for LinkedIn Learning.
Jason has written over half a dozen books on the economy and disruptive emerging technologies. He lives in Austin, with his wife Ashley and their chigi, Honey.