Peter Schwartz

Peter Schwartz

Board Chair

Board Of Directors


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 Chief Futures Officer and Advisor to the Office of the CEO at 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 New York.