Christopher S. Rice, Ph.D.
Keynote Speaker, Futurist, Managing Partner
Christopher S. Rice, Ph.D. is the Founder and Managing Partner of Refuturing, where he leads foresight, strategy and research activities. As a futurist, Christopher has worked with leaders in business, community and government for over 25 years to rethink unspoken assumptions, reframe problems and challenges, reimagine possible futures and develop actionable strategies to achieve them. Christopher writes and speaks on a wide variety of topics at the intersections of strategic foresight, sustainable community development, education, culture and technology. He will also, if given the opportunity, talk your ear off about bourbon and the craft of songwriting. A Kentuckian born and raised, Christopher currently resides in the weirdly futuristic city of Austin, TX.