Episode 17

Dr. Philip Kotler is often referred to as “the father of modern marketing”.  He is also a co-founder of the Sarasota Institute – A 21st Century Think Tank.  In this podcast he looks into the future to discuss how marketing will change in the future.  For anyone in the field of marketing, or anyone interested in the future, this podcast will be time well spent.


Episode 16

Bob Leonard is at the vanguard of the next truly big business in the climate sector. With the horrible reality of the climate crisis upon us, every company and institution in the the world will need to do a 5-15 year analysis of the threats – and opportunities- it might face as the climate crisis gets worse.


Episode 15

Jack Myers is one of the most influential media ecologists in the world today.  He has also been called the futurist of media and advertising for the past 40 years.  In this podcast he both looks back and forward to frame a vision of the future of media.  If you have any professional or intellectual interest in media and advertising, this short podcast is a must listen!


Episode 14

Dr. Larry Thompson, President of the Ringling College of Art + Design speaks to the future of Creativity and the Creative Age.  Why is creativity so important right now in the 2020s?




Episode 13

Public Health and Pandemics in the 2020s

Donna Petersen is the Dean of Public Health at the University of South Florida in Tampa FL. Dean Petersen gave a presentation at the December 2021 Sarasota Institute symposium on the future of public health and vaccines in the 2020s.




Episode 12

The Blue Zone Project

In this podcast, Dr. Allen Weiss, the Chief Medical Officer of the Blue Zone Project, speaks with Institute co-founder Jason Voss about the Blue Zone Project and why it can be such a powerful way to increase health and well-being in communities around the world.




Episode 11

‘The Fork in the Road Project’

Futurist David Houle, one of the three initiators of the project, speaks about why R. Buckminster Fuller’s book is so relevant to humanity in the 2020s.




Episode 10

  • Christopher Tucker thinks and works at the intersection of technology, strategy, geography, and national security. Tucker manages Yale House Ventures, a portfolio of technology companies, social ventures, and public entrepreneurship initiatives. 
  • Tucker is Chairman of the American Geographical Society (www.AmericanGeo.org), where he launched Geography2050 a multi-year strategic dialog about the vital trends the geography of our planet. 
  • At AGS, Tucker has also helped launch its EthicalGEO Initiative (www.EthicalGEO.org), and the Locus Charter as an international charter for the responsible use of location technologies.  




Episode 9

Debbie Mason, President of the Tidewell Foundation, Inc. and Executive Vice-President of Tidewell Hospice.


An institutional example of the need for local and regional health care entities to scale and to expand the continuum of care with the communities they serve.  In this New Health Age, the landscape of health care is rapidly changing.  The use of transformative technology and helping patients/customers/neighbors face the final third of life is the unique vision of Tidewell Foundation and the Empath Health organization. On-going adaptation.



Episode 8

  • Dr. Tom Ingegno is a thought leader in the developing field of Integrative Health. 
  • As a founder of Charm City Integrative Health, Tom is at the vanguard of integrating chiropractic medicine, salt therapy, acupuncture, cryotherapy, massage and red light therapy into customized “stacks” for both preventative health and for treatment. 
  • Listen and learn how one visionary sees the coming growth and success of Integrative Health becoming ever more mainstream in the United States.