Kairos Future

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Kairos Future
Type Incorporated Partnership
Industry Management consulting
Founded 1993
Key people Mats Lindgren (CEO), CEO
Products Management consulting services
Employees ~30
Website www.kairosfuture.com

Kairos Future is an international research and management consulting firm specializing in foresight, market research and scenario-based strategy and innovation. Their clients cover the whole range from medium-sized enterprises to governments and multinational companies

Future trends and Scenario planning[edit]

Kairos Future has often been early to point out coming megatrends and to discuss societal and business consequences in public. Among the books are Tomorrow's Values (1992), Internet (1994), Beyond Mobile (2002) and The MeWe Generation (2005). Kairos Future is also a leading methodology developer and the company provides training in scenario planning and trend analysis based on its TAIDA-method, and has published a series of methodology books, among them Scenario planning (2002, 2009).

History[edit]

Kairos Future was founded in 1984 by Dr. Mats Lindgren and received its present name in 1993. The company has published more than 30 books and hundreds of public reports, of which many have received attention both in Scandinavia and internationally.[citation needed]

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