Think tank

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
 53
United States average
 39
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Frank Davidson, Olaf Helmer, Paul Baran, Arnold Kramish, and Theodore Gordon
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Marina Gorbis
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2018): Marina Gorbis
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2017): Marina Gorbis
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2017
Institute for the Future
 44
United States average
 56
Global average
 161

Organisational performance

Financials
2016
Institute for the Future
 $10,427,463
United States average
 $46,257,861
Global average
 $103,271,725

Social

Likes (2019)
Institute for the Future
 19,079
United States average
 72,519
Global average
 24,405
Likes (2017)
Institute for the Future
 15,834
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Institute for the Future
 34,832
United States average
 35,047
Global average
 15,113
Followers (2018)
Institute for the Future
 33,026
Followers (2017)
Institute for the Future
 28,400
Subscribers (2019)
Institute for the Future
 18,700
United States average
 12,119
Global average
 5,924
Subscribers (2017)
Institute for the Future
 8,424
Subscribers (2019)
Institute for the Future
United States average
Global average
Subscribers (2017)
Institute for the Future
Followers (2019)
Institute for the Future
 3,465
United States average
 13,249
Global average
 8,194
Followers (2019)
Institute for the Future
 13,240
United States average
 8,378
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 01/04/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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