Eric Meade
Futurist & Strategy Coach
C-suite, Leaders, Managers, Rising professionals, Teams,

Eric Meade is a a strategy coach who helps clients tackle complex challenges with long-term implications. He’s known as an expansive thinker and as an agile facilitator who can reframe any problem in a way that generates new insights and allows everyone to be part of the solution. He’s also a nationally recognized futurist, a past Board Chair of the World Future Society, and an instructor of strategic planning at American University in Washington, DC.


Meade’s first book, Reframing Poverty, won five book awards, and he’s also published a primer for young professionals on workshop facilitation. In previous careers, he served for five years as a submarine officer in the U.S. Navy and worked for six years in China sourcing wooden toys for the U.S. market. Lastly, he is a certified Myers-Briggs Type Indicator practitioner.



B.A., University of Virginia History, with High Distinction, (Phi Beta Kappa)




Newfield Network (program graduate)


MBTI, EverythingDiSC



Seeing into the future


Fun Fact:

I once managed an office of 25 staff in Shanghai, China, only half of whom spoke English.

Strategies for the FutureToolkit for Growth

How to Plan for the Uncertain Future(s)

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