Manager, Global Consumer Trends and Futuring, Ford Motor Company

Sheryl Connelly Speaking Fee: $20,000 to $30,000

Speaking Fee:
$20,000 to $30,000

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DTW - Detroit, MI

Primary Topic Category:
Futurists

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Sheryl Connelly At A Glance:

Sheryl Connelly has served as Ford Motor Company’s futurist for more than a decade. She is responsible for identifying global trends, exploring potential implications and cascading these insights on futuring to organizations throughout the company, including design, product development and corporate strategy. She is a member of the Global Advisory Council on transportation for the World Economic Forum. Fast Company magazine named her one of the Most Creative People in Business in 2013 and 2015.

Sheryl Connelly has served as Ford’s corporate futurist for over a decade. Connelly is responsible for identifying global consumer trends that inform functions across the entire company including design, product development and corporate strategy. Fast Company magazine named her the 24 th Most Creative Person in Business in 2013. At the request of the World Economic Forum, she sat on its Global Advisory Committee on transportation in 2015 and 2016. Sheryl has been a featured speaker at TED2018. Before working for Ford, she practiced law. In addition to a Juris Doctorate, she holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and a master’s in business administration.

Provocative AND plausible. Great presenter with original, simple and memorable messages!

— Hindustan Computers Limited

Sheryl was amazing to work with - she was so down to earth and our audience loved her!

— NACHA, The Electronic Payments Association

She made an outstanding connection with our audience. Took the time to learn a lot about the company, interact with people and even update her presentation to make it more relevant.

— CHS, Inc.

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