Clear thinking. Why react when you can anticipate? MediaPlant strategy and thought leadership gives you foresight, not just insight. Lead by internationally-recognized author and futurist Rob Salkowitz, our Strategy practice can help your business better understand your customers, your market, and your world.

 

Our Big Ideas


Insight is not enough. You must be able to tell your story. Pop/Tech
Pop culture, technology, marketing and entertainment are converging. We get it. We can help you get there.

Insurgent
Entrepreneurs are driving disruptive innovation everywhere, all the time. We put change in a business context.

Global
Want to know what's driving growth in the world's hottest markets? We know. We can help.

Graphic
Want your message to stick? Use graphic language.
Words + pictures = audience engagement.

Generational
Millennials, Boomers, and GenX, oh my! We wrote the book on managing technology across generations.

Visionary
One thing is for sure: the future is uncertain. Our forecasting methods can help you deal with it.

What We Do


Provoke
Consult with our thought-leaders to develop new strategies and new ways of looking at your market or organization.

Articulate
Rob speaks! Invite him to keynote your next event, conference, tradeshow or executive education event.

 

Explore
Engage the MediaPlant Idea Team to conduct in-depth qualitative research, interviews and reporting.

Expound
We write reports, articles, blog posts, white papers and long-form works to give force and meaning to our clients' ideas.

 

Evidence


Books by Rob Salkowitz

Book Covers
 

Affiliations
MediaPlant is engaged with educational and non-profit institutions locally and globally. Salkowitz serves as Adjunct Professor of Strategic Communication at the University of Washington Graduate School of Communications and as Judge/Coach for young entrepreneurs at the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, UW Foster School of Business. He is a founding Board Member of Older Adults Technology Services in New York and on the advisory board of Moyo Jasiri, promoting women entrepreneurs in emerging countries.

Talks
In addition to doing keynotes for companies and tradeshows, our consultants have appeared on some of the most prestigious stages on the lecture circuit. Some examples include a TEDx talk, “Transmedia in the Hour of the Nerd,” two panels at Comic-Con International San Diego (audio), the opening address to the online Teen Business Forum (2011), and a series called “Entrepreneurship is…” sponsored by the Lavin Video Project, UW Foster School.

 

Articles
Our thought leadership, strategy and commentary appear in some of the country’s top business, technology and idea publications, including Fast Company, Young Entrepreneur, Internet Evolution, CNN.com, Forbes, and Bloomberg BusinessWeek. MediaPlant consultants have collaborated with executive level clients to produce bylined op-eds and articles for publication in venues including Ivey Business Journal and The New York Times Business section.

Media
Our ideas have caused others to sit up and take note. Salkowitz appeared as an expert guest on Jim Cramer’s The Street.com, Studio 360 on Public Radio International, the internationally-broadcast Riz Khan Show on Al Jazeera English, on Reason TV and others. He’s been a guest on webcasts and interviewed on high-profile sites. His books have been well-reviewed nationally and worldwide in print and online media.