Naisbitt is the author of the bestselling book Megatrends which sold 9 million copies worldwide. He is also author of other international bestsellers, which in total have sold 14 million copies. Since Megatrends was published in 1982, Naisbitt has been an in-demand lecturer in the international event spotlight. He studied political science at Harvard University, Cornell University and the University of Utah. He served as the Deputy Education Secretary under US President John F. Kennedy, and was Special Assistant to Lyndon B. Johnson.