Edie Weiner

President and CEO of Weiner, Edrich, Brown

Edie Weiner, president and CEO of The Future Hunters, is one of the nation's most influential practitioners of social, technological, political, and economic intelligence-gathering. Since 1977, her firm has helped over 400 clients identify opportunities in the areas of marketing, product development, strategic planning, investments, human resources, and public affairs. At 29, she was the youngest outside woman ever elected to a corporate board, and she currently serves on the US Comptroller General's Advisory Board, as well as the boards of GOSO (Getting Out and Staying Out) and the Women's Forum. Weiner is co-founder of Belizean Grove, WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD), and Esteem Teams, an innovative mentoring program for at-risk inner-city girls. Named Fashion Group International's first Entrepreneur of the Year in 1998, Weiner is the recipient of NOW New York's 2011 Woman of Power and Influence Award and The World Future Society's 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award. Along with numerous articles and books, she is the co-author of the international bestseller FutureThink.