Eric Hunter is a global futurist, speaker, and author of “The Sherlock Syndrome”.
Eric is the Executive Director of Spherical Models LLC and is the Director of Knowledge, Technology and Innovation with Bradford & Barthel, LLP.
Spherical Models is a global futurist consultancy, and studies how the future of technology and human behavior continually evolve and intersect the globe over. Eric creates, sets and leads the direction for the Spherical Models team. In doing so, Eric teaches how to recognize, create, and leverage new business and process models in leading organizational change through the current reality of global business model disruption. It is a method in thinking differently, approaching problems differently, and in creating an evolving leadership strategy.
Bradford & Barthel (B&B) is a law firm with 100 attorneys spanning 12 offices. B&B focuses on Employment Defense, and has a client set of primarily large employers and insurance carriers, many of which are names readily recognized throughout the world. Eric leads the Knowledge, Technology and Innovation Department within the firm and their strategic focus areas within the executive team.
Eric’s background is in music and the high tech corporate world, and blends these perspectives towards continual creative innovations within business driven initiatives.
For the past 7 years Eric has worked with organizations across the world such as Google, IBM, TEDx, the Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, KM Asia, KM Europe, KM Congress in India, Social Now in Portugal and many more. He is the recipient of The Global KM Congress’ 2015 ‘Global Knowledge Leadership Award’ and ILTA’s 2010 ‘Knowledge Management Champion’ Distinguished Peer and ILTA’s 2010 ‘Innovation’ awards.
Eric was on the editorial board for Managing Partner Magazine, and published the book: “The Sherlock Syndrome, Strategic Success through Big Data and the Darwinian Disruption” with the Ark Group. Eric’s TedX talk on the book in Pocklington, UK is entitled: “Harmony and Analytics: Building Predictive Organizations”. Eric recently was interviewed at IBM’s World of Watson in “TheCUBE”.
Eric at Social Now:
- 2016: member of the panel, wearing the hat of information technology and knowledge management