Former Research Director of the Mack Center for Innovation Management at the Wharton School and author of Advanced Introduction to Scenario Planning
Paul J. H. Schoemaker previously served as Research Director of Mack Center for Innovation Management at the Wharton School, where he taught strategy and decision making. Earlier, Schoemaker spent an extended sabbatical from the Univ. of Chicago with the scenario planning group of Royal Dutch Shell in London. He founded Decision Strategies International, Inc, a consulting and training firm specializing in strategic planning and leadership development. Schoemaker has written over 120 academic and applied papers, and is the (co)-author of twelve books including Wharton on Managing Emerging Technologies, Winning Decisions, Profiting from Uncertainty, Peripheral Vision, Brilliant Mistakes, See Sooner-Act Faster and Advanced Introduction to Scenario Planning (2022).
In the midst of uncertain times that only look set to continue, one thing is particularly crucial to an organization’s ability to navigate confidently: the ability – and agility – to envision and strategize for multiple possible futures.