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Dec 15th, 2015

Board of Advisors Adds Business Strategist Daniel Burrus

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 15, 2015 – Internationally known business strategist and futurist Daniel Burrus has joined the National Board of Advisors at High Point University.

HPU’s National Board of Advisors is comprised of Fortune 500 CEOs, thought leaders, and distinguished visionaries who have positively impacted the United States and the world in significant ways. Burrus joins distinguished members of the board such as Gen. Colin Powell, former secretary of state, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and national security advisor; Steve Wozniak, Apple co-founder; and Dr. Tony Atala, director of the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

Considered one of the world’s leading futurists on global trends and innovation, Burrus is an advisor to executives for Fortune 500 companies who helps develop game changing strategies that capitalize on technology innovations and their future impact. He is the author of six books, including The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal best seller “Flash Foresight,” as well as the highly acclaimed “Technotrends.” He has founded and managed six companies, four of which became national leaders in the industry in the first year of operation.

Burrus’s expertise is featured in national and international outlets including Forbes, Financial Times, The Huffington Post, Wired Magazine, Harvard Business Review and LinkedIn Pulse.

“Daniel Burrus embraces change and a world in constant flux as opportunity,” says Dr. Nido Qubein, HPU president. “Likewise, we at HPU seek to instill this entrepreneurial mindset in our students as we prepare them not for the world as it is, but for the world as it’s going to be.”

To view all members of HPU’s National Board of Advisors, click here.