Jason Schenker

Adjunct Fellow (Non-resident), Scholl Chair in International Business
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Jason Schenker

Jason Schenker is a futurist, economist, and author who prepares leaders for the future. Mr. Schenker is the president of Prestige Economics and chairman of the Futurist Institute. He has given over 1,000 keynote speeches and over 1,000 television interviews. Mr. Schenker was named a LinkedIn "Top Voice" in 2024, and he has been named a LinkedIn "Top Public Speaking Voice" and "Top Economics Voice" since 2023. Over 1.1 million students have taken Mr. Schenker's 20 LinkedIn Learning courses on leadership, economics, and emerging technologies. Mr. Schenker is the author and editor of 36 books, including 15 bestsellers on energy, leadership, and the economy. Bloomberg News has ranked Mr. Schenker the number one forecaster in the world in 26 categories since 2011, including for his forecasts of U.S. jobs, oil prices, natural gas prices, industrial metals prices, the euro, the Russian ruble, and gold prices. Mr. Schenker is one of the 100 CEOs on the nonpartisan Texas Business Leadership Council, the Texas affiliate of the Business Roundtable. He is also a board leadership fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors and a non-resident fellow of the Joint Special Operations University at the U.S. Special Operations Command. Mr. Schenker holds master's degrees in economics, negotiation, and German.