John Renesch is a businessman-turned-futurist, an advisor, mentor/coach and prolific writer on matters of leadership, organizational and social transformation, and the future. He's considered an expert on the subject of conscious leadership, what he sees as the next evolution in leadership wisdom. He is the founder/principal of Renesch Advisory Services and co-founder of FutureShapers which offers programs to support leaders in becoming more conscious.

Renesch has published fourteen books and hundreds of articles in futures journals, newspapers and magazines from around the world. His most recent book is The Great Growing Up: Being Responsible for Humanity's Future which received an award for the Best Non-Fiction for 2013.

Stanford School of Business Professor Emeritus Michael Ray says, "John is a beacon lighting the way to a new paradigm." Perry Pascarella, former Industry Week magazine Editor-in-Chief says, "John Renesch is a true visionary who sees the potential to rise above our failings and take the next step in human evolution..." Futurist magazine calls him a "business visionary."