Owen Davies is a veteran writer and forecaster in the fields of business, technology, and the future. He currently holds the position of Executive Editor at TechCast Global, a forecasting consultancy based in Washington, DC.
Since 1986, he has served as a consultant to Forecasting International, in Fairfax, VA. With FI, he has researched and written approximately 100 studies for commercial clients, professional associations, and government agencies, including Best Western, Capital One, and World Travel Market 2006; the National Restaurant Association, and International Association of Exhibition Management, and the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International; the Department of Defense, the Transportation Security Administration, and the National Security Agency.
He has written or edited 14 books, uncounted magazine articles, and many business reports and other specialized works, including more than 30 articles for the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International Marketing Review. He has held staff positions at Medical World News (1971-‘72), then considered the Newsweek of the medical community, American Druggist (1976-’77), and Omni (1979-’82). He has freelanced for some 45 years.
Davies’s books, many of them written with Dr. Marvin J. Cetron, president of Forecasting International, include: