Kristin Nauth admits to being an “infomaniac.” Using wide-ranging research and creative analysis, she works with clients to uncover emerging threats and opportunities that can be transmuted into significant new value and competitive advantage.
A researcher, analyst, editor, and consultant with more than 10 years in the futures field, Kristin is zealous about using authoritative data and accurate analysis to inform decision-making. As house editor, senior analyst, and program manager at Social Technologies, Kristin wrote or edited more than 600 briefs, reports, scenarios, and presentations for global 1000 clients including Procter & Gamble, Univision, Kellogg, and Shell. Both at Social Technologies and as an independent foresight analyst, she has helped clients appreciate and leverage the full spectrum of their options via scenario development, trend analysis, environmental scanning, qualitative forecasting, and emerging issues analysis.
Before working as a futurist, Kristin served as a business journalist and editor in Washington, DC, with over 400 published feature articles in publications ranging from the Washington Post to Knowledge Management to MacWorld. She also provided reports and research to first-class organizations including the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and George Washington University’s computer sciences department.
Kristin studied English and philosophy at The Evergreen State College in Washington state. She belongs to the Association of Professional Futurists, American Independent Writers, and The Foresight Network. You can follow Kristin’s interests on Twitter @knauth2015.