Institute for the Future

IFTF
Palo Alto, CA, United States

The main aim of IFTF's activities is to identify emerging trends and discontinuities that will impact organizations and individuals, the global marketplace, public policy, and society at large. IFTF research generates the information needed to create insights about the future environment that can contribute to appropriate action. IFTF's primary research areas focus on consumers, technology, health and healthcare, and the workplace.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.iftf.org

Address:
201 Hamilton Avenue Palo Alto, CA 94301

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Topics of research
Geographics of focus
Global
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1968
Age (years)
Institute for the Future
 55
United States average
 40
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Frank Davidson, Olaf Helmer, Paul Baran, Arnold Kramish, and Theodore Gordon
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Marina Gorbis
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2022): Marina Gorbis
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2021): Marina Gorbis
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2023
Institute for the Future
 42
United States average
 51
Global average
 66
2021
Institute for the Future
 39
2017
Institute for the Future
 44
% Female staff
2023
Institute for the Future
 64%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 50%
2021
Institute for the Future
 59%

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
Institute for the Future
 6
United States average
 60
Global average
 65
Financials
2016
Institute for the Future
 $10,427,463
United States average
 $45,942,915
Global average
 $103,991,321

Social

Likes (2023)
Institute for the Future
 20,991
United States average
 67,686
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2021)
Institute for the Future
 20,148
Likes (2019)
Institute for the Future
 19,079
Twitter
Followers (2023)
Institute for the Future
 42,800
United States average
 50,101
Global average
 19,389
Followers (2022)
Institute for the Future
 43,008
Followers (2021)
Institute for the Future
 38,709
Subscribers (2023)
Institute for the Future
 23,700
United States average
 19,544
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
Institute for the Future
 22,800
Subscribers (2021)
Institute for the Future
 21,400
Subscribers (2019)
Institute for the Future
United States average
Global average
Subscribers (2017)
Institute for the Future
Followers (2023)
Institute for the Future
 7,582
United States average
 15,956
Global average
 11,185
Followers (2022)
Institute for the Future
 6,607
Followers (2021)
Institute for the Future
 5,582
Followers (2023)
Institute for the Future
 37,467
United States average
 18,654
Global average
 12,007
Followers (2022)
Institute for the Future
 30,551
Followers (2019)
Institute for the Future
 13,240

Data notes

Last updated: 19/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation┬┤s website
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