Together we make a difference. Together we get it done.

Together we make a difference. Together we get it done.

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Better Together.

Future State collaborates and co-creates with Fortune 1000 businesses, public institutions and nonprofits—delivering the adaptive strategies, creative solutions and transformational innovations that ready our clients to thrive in every probable future state. We are proud to be an employee-owned B Corporation, and a certified women-owned business that's a diversity supplier for many of our clients. We are also proud to consistently receive a world class Net Promoter Score for professional services from our clients.

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Relationships that last.

For more than 30 years, we have been collaborative partners in driving results, transformation and innovation at leading Fortune 1000 companies across a range of industries.

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CiscoPackard FoundationRiverbedAAA No. CA NV UT Ins. ExchangeZS PharmaCCIMDolby Laboratories Inc.Hewlett FoundationsSunPower CorporationLam ResearchResearch Foundation for Mental Hygiene Inc.Mizuho OSIHill PhysiciansBox Inc.FedEx Corporate Services Inc.BARTPayPalMyoKardiaSimpplrrVeeamBackroadsApttusOptimizelyPure StorageSplunkVindiciaVarian Medical SystemsPVHGenentechEquinixEricssonAmgenVMwarePacific Gas & ElectricGilead Sciences Clif BareBay Wells Fargo BankCA PUCGenesys TelecommunicationsSalesforceAdobe Systems Inc.On LokGates FoundationFacebookTrust for Public LandRocheIntelToraniHalozymeUnited WayFoundation MedicinePandoraCoca ColaSamsung

A little help from our friends.

No one gets there alone. Our partners expand our ability to provide world-class specialists and cutting-edge technology solutions.

Workplace

Workplace

Workplace by Facebook is a collaborative platform run by Facebook, Inc. which can be used to communicate via groups, to chat with colleagues and offers the social networks features in a corporate environment.

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Sigma

Sigma

Sigma Technology is part of Sigma, and is a global supplier of product information, embedded solutions and offshore development.

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Simpplr

Simpplr

Simpplr delivers a social intranet platform which assists in building and cultivating happy and productive workplaces by eliminating geographic and cultural barriers to employee communication.

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ModernEpic

ModernEpic

ModernEpic specializes in producing video-rich e-learning content involving video and VR elements in online curriculum and offers full in-house service for all stages of course development from concept to distribution.

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Intrac Inc.

Intrac Inc.

Intrac Inc. helps organizations implement strategic learning initiatives from course design, competency mapping, role-based curriculum paths, and blended learning strategies to learning governance and technology infrastructure.

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Bark Media

Bark Media

Bark Media is a content marketing and strategy agency that specializes in using content and brand management to establish thought leadership, build audience, grow audience and communicate the mission of impact-based companies.

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Be your best.

We're not in it for the accolades—but we are honored and humbled by the many wonderful awards and certifications we've received.

WBE Certification

2017 to present

WBE Certification

The NWBOC was the first organization to create a national certification program for women-owned businesses. This certification, which makes Future State a certified diversity supplier, is made even more significant because we are owned by our employees, 80% of whom are women. Learn More
Certified Benefit Corporation

2015 to present

Certified Benefit Corporation

B Corps are for-profit companies certified by the nonprofit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. Today, there is a growing community of more than 2,100 Certified B Corps from 50 countries and over 130 industries working together toward 1 unifying goal: to redefine success in business. Learn More
Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)

2016 to present

Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)

ESOPs are employee stock ownership plans. An ESOP is a kind of employee benefit plan, similar in some ways to a profit-sharing plan. In an ESOP, a company sets up a trust fund, into which it contributes new shares of its own stock or cash to buy existing shares. Learn More
Best for the World

2017 & 2016

Best for the World

The B Corp Best for the World list honors businesses that earned an overall score in the top 10% of all Certified B Corporations on the B Impact Assessment, a rigorous and comprehensive assessment of a company's impact on its workers, community, and the environment. Learn More
Corporate Philanthrophy Award

2017

Corporate Philanthrophy Award

Every year, the SF Business Times celebrates top Corporate Philanthropists through a list of 75 companies ranked by cash giving to Bay Area nonprofits. The “Beyond the Check Awards” celebrate five companies that go beyond cash, focusing on engaging employees and customers in volunteerism and philanthropy. Learn More
100 Fastest Growing Companies

2014

100 Fastest Growing Companies

The SF Business Times' annual Fast 100 list recognizes 100 businesses that share a common victory: being a part of the fastest-growing private companies in the Bay Area. Learn More
Content Development Company Watchlist

2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

Content Development Company Watchlist

Training Industry publishes its annual Top 20 and Watch List reports as part of its mission to continually monitor the training marketplace for the best providers of training services and technologies. Learn More
Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies

2013

Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies

The fastest-growing private firms in America are creators. They create companies, value and jobs—619,631 of them over the last three years. Every year Inc. lists the companies whose creativity propelled them to the top of the Inc. 5000. Learn More
International Online Communications Competition

2009

International Online Communications Competition

The University of Michigan awarded Future State two awards for the online course Making Data, Policy and Politics Work for Public Health, which we developed for the Office of Public Health Practice, sponsored by the Michigan Center for Public Health Preparedness.
Touchstone Award of Distinction

2008

Touchstone Award of Distinction

The University of Michigan also awarded us an e-learning award for the course Making Data, Policy and Politics Work for Public Health.

Volunteer Organizations

Our staff volunteers time, expertise and resources with these amazing organizations.

Alameda Food Bank

Alameda Food Bank

The Food Bank's mission is to provide nutritious food to the low-income residents of the City of Alameda on a non-discriminatory basis. Get involved.
Alzheimers Association

Alzheimer's Association

Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association advances research to end Alzheimer's and dementia while enhancing care for those living with the disease. Get involved.
The Association of Change Management Professionals

The Association of Change Management Professionals

The Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP) is a nonprofit professional association dedicated to advancing the discipline of change management. Get involved.
The Bay Area Council

The Bay Area Council

The Bay Area Council is a business-sponsored, public policy advocacy organization that proactively advocates for a strong economy, a vital business environment, and a better quality of life for everyone who lives in the nine-county Bay Area. Get involved.
The Dellums Institute for Social Justice

The Dellums Institute for Social Justice

The Dellums Institute for Social Justice seeks to apply and adapt strategies used in past social justice efforts to today's greatest challenges to advance global peace and justice. Get involved.
Destiny Arts Center

Destiny Arts Center

Destiny Arts Center uses the movement arts to change lives. Their programs have been proven to promote resilience, socio-emotional learning, and interpersonal skills, and have been used as a model in the effort to codify best practices in creative youth development. Get involved.
Girls in Tech

Girls in Tech

Girls in Tech (GIT) is a global non-profit focused on the engagement, education and empowerment of girls and women who are passionate about technology. Get involved.
NORCAL Golden Retriever Rescue

NORCAL Golden Retriever Rescue

NGRR is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization, whose Mission is to rescue and place adoptable Golden Retrievers in Northern California in safe, loving homes; thereby improving the lives of both the dog and the adoption household. Get involved.
The Green Beret Foundation

The Green Beret Foundation

The Green Beret Foundation provides direct and continuous support to the Green Beret Community and its families. Get involved.
Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley

Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley

We believe in a world where everyone has a decent place to live. By building and improving homes we create strong and stable communities. Get involved.
Healthcare Businesswomens Association

Healthcare Businesswomen's Association

The Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association is a global nonprofit organization comprised of individuals and organizations from across the healthcare industry committed to achieving gender parity in leadership positions, facilitating career and business connections, and providing effective practices that enable organizations to realize the full potential of their female talent. Get involved.
Project Homeless Connect

Project Homeless Connect

The mission of Project Homeless Connect is to connect San Franciscans experiencing homelessness with the care they need to move forward. Get involved.
Opportunity Junction

Opportunity Junction

Opportunity Junction fights poverty by helping low-income Contra Costa residents gain the skills and confidence to get and keep jobs that support themselves and their families. Get involved.
Second Harvest Food Bank

Second Harvest Food Bank

Second Harvest Food Bank works to lead their community to ensure that anyone who needs a healthy meal can get one. Get involved.
VetsinTech

VetsinTech

VetsinTech supports our current and returning veterans with re-integration services, and by connecting them to the national technology ecosystem. Get involved.
Watermark

Watermark

Watermark is the Bay Area's largest membership organization dedicated to increasing the number of women in leadership positions. Get involved.