Jerry M. Hultin

CEO, Global Futures Group

Jerry MacArthur Hultin encourages the growth of entrepreneurship and innovation in the lives of young people in communities as diverse as New York City, Shanghai, Singapore, New Delhi, Bogota, and Barcelona.  He is the CEO and leader of the Global Futures Group, a firm the supports the use of 21st-century technology to create smart cities and to improve the quality of life of urban citizens around the world.

In addition, Jerry was recently named as Co-Chair of the Smart Cities Alliance in Malaysia and is an adviser on urban innovation and infrastructure for the World Economic Forum (Davos) and the Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils. 

As a university leader, Jerry was an advocate and architect for programs that increased innovation and entrepreneurship opportunities for his students.  He was the President of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University from 2005 to 2013 and is currently the President Emeritus.  From 2000 to 2005, he was dean of the school of technology management at Stevens Institute of Technology.

Jerry served as the Under Secretary of the Navy for President Bill Clinton from 1997 to 2000, where he led Vice President Al Gore’s programs in business innovation.  He currently serves as an adviser on defense innovation.

In 2017, President Obama appointed Jerry as a Commissioner of the ABMC to maintain memorials around the world that honor American soldiers and sailors who died in WWI and WWII.

Jerry is a graduate of Yale Law School, Harvard’s new president program, and Ohio State University.

My Sessions

MIGHT will lead a delegation to Penang, a northwest state of Malaysia known for both electronics manufacturing and its rich cultural history. The capital is a unique innovation hub and a tourist destination recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit to the Northern Corridor Implementing Agency (Biotech Centre) The State of Penang has special importance in the Malaysian […]


Global Science & Innovation Advisory Council (GSIAC) Intersessional Meeting

Level 7

The Global Science and Innovation Advisory Council (GSIAC) will hold an intersessional meeting to discuss recommendations to strengthen Malaysia’s strategy on Industry 4.0.Theme: 4th Industrial Revolution (focusing on Industry 4.0) Agenda: Sharing of assessment outcomes and recommendations to strengthen Malaysia’s strategy on Industry 4.0 The high level meeting will deliberate and assess the Malaysia readiness   in […]


Session 3: How are we going to supply the goods needed by humanity?

Level 6

 The geography and patterns of production and consumption are changing quickly. Population growth, urbanization, demographics and customers’ preferences themselves are driving change, creating new challenges and opportunities. The world will need to feed, shelter and provide energy, water and goods to an additional 3.5 billion inhabitants at the end of the century. Thankfully, new business […]