Houle is consistently ranked as one of the top futurists and futurist keynote speakers on the major search engines. He has keynoted numerous conferences across the country and internationally. In the last three years he has delivered keynotes or 6 continents and 12 countries.
He is regularly invited to speak at corporate management retreats. Houle won a Speaker of the Year award from Vistage International, the leading organization of CEOs in the world. He is often called the “CEOs’ futurist” having spoken to or advised 2,000+ CEOs and business owners in the past four years.
He is the author of "The Shift Change". He writes the highly regarded futurist blog evolutionshift.com with the tag line “A Future Look At Today.” For those of you on Twitter his user name is evolutionshift, which is also the name of his YouTube channel. He publishes the free Shift Age Newsletter, available at davidhoule.com/newsletter.
In February 2010 Houle became a featured contributor on Oprah.com, oprah.com/davidhoule. He is Futurist in Residence and faculty member at the Ringling College of Art + Design. He lives in Chicago and Sarasota.