Meet Wayne
Wayne Burkan is President of Alternative Visions, Inc., a company dedicated to change, innovation and the future. Wayne is author of Wide Angle Vision: Beat Your Competition by Focusing on Fringe Competitors, Lost Customers and Rogue Employees. Along with his colleague Joel Barker, he wrote and co-hosted the popular video program called “The Paradigm Prism”.

A dynamic, provocative and humorous speaker, Wayne has presented on four continents, to over one thousand organizations. His clients include Motorola, Ford, 3M, Tropicana, the FBI and IBM. Through keynote talks, workshops and seminars, he draws a balance between not just the concepts of change, but specific and actionable techniques as well.

Wayne has been featured on dozens of talk shows, the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and Success Magazine. He has many years of experience working in planning, strategy and acquisitions for such organizations as Ford Motor Company, American Motors and Uniroyal Chemical. It was during this time that he began to appreciate the vulnerability of planning when faced with change.

He has been guest lecturer for the Penn State Executive Management Program. He has served on the faculties of the State University of New York, Digital Consulting, Frost & Sullivan, and Technology Transfer Institute, conducting seminars worldwide on executive use of information and technology.

Wayne received his BA in economics from Rutgers, and his MBA in International Finance from NYU.