As Chief Futurist for Deloitte Consulting LLP, Mike Bechtel helps clients develop strategies to thrive in the face of discontinuity and disruption. His Novel and Experimental Technologies team, (NExT), approaches futurism as a pragmatic strategic discipline. Their goal? Helping leaders harness tailwinds, avoid headwinds, and arrive at their preferred tomorrows slightly ahead of schedule. He also serves as a Professor of Corporate Innovation at the University of Notre Dame.