FOUNDER AND MANAGING PARTNER, CHANGEIST
Scott Smith is the founder of Changeist, where he leads strategy, research and design activities. His work is built on over 20 years’ experience tracking social, cultural, technological and economic trends, and combines grounded research with narrative design to explore the unanticipated.
Prior to starting Changeist in 2007, Scott served as director of research applications at Social Technologies, a futures and innovation consultancy. Prior to this, he spent a decade leading start-up research and consulting teams for international technology research firms in New York City, Washington, DC, and London. He has mapped possible futures for public- and private-sector teams, including for UNICEF, Nokia, Ford, Barilla and Honda, and government agencies including the US, Finland, New Zealand, and the UK.