Robert Mittman, MPP, is an experienced forecaster, consultant and facilitator who combines deep knowledge of several industries, including health care, energy, and technology with an engaging facilitation style. He is the founder of Facilitation, Foresight, Strategy, a strategy consultancy.
Prior to founding Facilitation, Foresight, Strategy, and joining the Global Foresight Network, Robert was a Director at Institute for the Future, a Menlo Park, California futures think tank. During a 17-year career at IFTF, Robert led the Health Care Program and the Emerging Technologies Outlook Program. He also founded the Center for the Future of China, a non-profit spin-off from IFTF. Robert remains a Senior Research Affiliate of Institute for the Future. He holds graduate degrees in computer science and public policy analysis, and a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering, all from the University of California at Berkeley.