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
 54
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) (2021): Marina Gorbis
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): Marina Gorbis
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2019): Marina Gorbis
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
Institute for the Future
 39
United States average
 38
Global average
 86
2017
Institute for the Future
 44
% Female staff
2021
Institute for the Future
 59%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 48%

Organisational performance

Financials
2016
Institute for the Future
 $10,427,463
United States average
 $46,141,991
Global average
 $103,991,321

Social

Likes (2021)
Institute for the Future
 20,148
United States average
 84,493
Global average
 30,826
Likes (2019)
Institute for the Future
 19,079
Likes (2017)
Institute for the Future
 15,834
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Institute for the Future
 43,008
United States average
 49,136
Global average
 19,281
Followers (2021)
Institute for the Future
 38,709
Followers (2019)
Institute for the Future
 34,832
Subscribers (2022)
Institute for the Future
 22,800
United States average
 16,608
Global average
 5,626
Subscribers (2021)
Institute for the Future
 21,400
Subscribers (2019)
Institute for the Future
 18,700
Subscribers (2019)
Institute for the Future
United States average
Global average
Subscribers (2017)
Institute for the Future
Followers (2022)
Institute for the Future
 6,607
United States average
 20,356
Global average
 14,740
Followers (2021)
Institute for the Future
 5,582
Followers (2019)
Institute for the Future
 3,465
Followers (2022)
Institute for the Future
 30,551
United States average
 28,767
Global average
 16,399
Followers (2019)
Institute for the Future
 13,240

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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