This is why there is a product development cycle so that you can work on numerous projects simultaneously.
Typically, none of the things you intend to construct will work.
Consequently, you must establish a procedure within your organization for rapidly developing products, testing their viability, and iterating from there.
It is more important to have a strategically capable team that can produce MVPs rapidly and measure the results (user feedback/research) than it is to be a futurist.
Yes, you need a visionary to see the big picture/long-term horizon. For the short-term (3 months), you need a process that requires rapid iteration rather than attempting to hit a home run and only releasing anything once it is flawless.