Jake Dunagan is adjunct professor in the DMBA program, teaching Strategic Foresight and Tactical Media. He is also Research Director at the Institute for the Future, a non-profit futures research group based in Palo Alto, CA.
Jake's research examines the role of emerging technologies in transforming individuals, culture, and governance. In particular, he explores how politics, organizations, and societies are adapting to the Neurocentric age, a time of unprecedented ability to view and modify the mind. Recently, he has led research and lectured on comprehensive cognitive design, judicial foresight, kid’s technologies, neuroscience and the ocean, alternative energy futures, social media, and the future of work. Jake also designs artifacts, games, and experiences of future worlds, and engages in guerilla public engagement projects that inject the future into the mental ecology of the present.
Adjunct Professor, Design MBA