Down Home Futurism
August “Gus” Jaccaci works with leaders throughout the world who want to envision and build an ideal future for themselves and their enterprises. He is a gifted speaker, a respected visionary and one of the world’s foremost social inventors. Gus is co-author of the recently published book, Chief Evolutionary Officer – Leaders Mapping the Future, and author of General Periodicity: Nature’s Creative Dynamics. He talks to audiences across the globe about nature’s patterns of growth and transformation and now those patterns can be applied to the successful evolution of any business or venture. He is listed in Who’s Who in America 2004 and Who’s Who in the World 2005.
Education St. Paul’s School, University of Colorado, Harvard College (BA in English, 1960, Harvard Graduate School of Education (MAT, 1964), and the Rhode Island School of Design (MFA in Painting, 1965).
Professional Experience Jaccaci has been a respected educator and educational administrator for over 30 years. He has served as: Teacher and coach at Rutland High School, Lawrence Academy, Burke Mountain Academy and Phillips Academy (Andover) where his role was education innovator, designer and administrator. Arts Assistant to the President of Boston College. During his time there, Jaccaci created and chaired two new departments: the Film and Video Study Program and Special Curricula Programs. An Assistant Dean of Admissions at Harvard College and an admissions officer at the Rhode Island School of Design. a faculty colleague and group leader at the Creative Problem Solving Institute in Buffalo, New York for 32 years. guest lecturer at Stanford Business School.
Consulting Jaccaci has consulted in long-range planning and visioning with U.S. and foreign corporations including: Motorola, Fannie Mae, Pillsbury, AT&T, P.W. Minor, Micrometer, Chase Manhattan Bank, J.C. Penney, Polaroid, Vermont Agency of Human Services, Arthur Anderson, Xerox, and Volunteer Hospital Association of America; in Canada, Toronto Dominion Bank and Northern Telecom; and in Europe, IMD, Credit Suisse, and British Petroleum.
Keynote Speeches Jaccaci has delivered keynote speeches throughout the United States and Europe. Examples include: Businesses for Social Responsibility, World Future Society, Northern Telecom World Design Meeting, European Organization Transformation Association in Switzerland, Findhorn annual convocation in Scotland, New England Art Teachers Association Lincoln Center Celebration, International Hispanic Association at Xerox, and Micrometer annual convention.
Publications & Citations
World-renowned colleagues Jaccaci has worked with world-renowned luminaries including:
Social Architecture Events Jaccaci has developed his concepts of social architecture and skills in its practice as a designer, host and leader in:
Love Letter to Occupy
_You are announcing a planetary social transformation more profound than the changes from hunting and gathering to agriculture and from agriculture to industry. Read more