Peter Schwartz - SVP for Strategic Planning and Chief Futures Officer
Peter Schwartz is an internationally renowned futurist and business strategist, specializing in
scenario planning and working with corporations, governments, and institutions to create
alternative perspectives of the future and develop robust strategies for a changing and
uncertain world. As Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning for Salesforce, he manages
the organization’s ongoing strategic conversation.
Prior to joining Salesforce, Peter was co-founder and chairman of Global Business Network.
He is the author of several works. His first book, The Art of the Long View, is considered a
seminal publication on scenario planning. Peter has also served as a script consultant on
the films "The Minority Report," "Deep Impact," "Sneakers," and "War Games." He received
a B.S. in aeronautical engineering and astronautics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in