103. LEGOs in Space, Blockchain vs Big Tech and the Uber that Ultimately Failed | Steve Sammartino

103. LEGOs in Space, Blockchain vs Big Tech and the Uber that Ultimately Failed | Steve Sammartino

Steve Sammartino (@sammartino) is an entrepreneur, futurist, author and public speaker focused on finding the truth and creating the future. He has had multiple tech startups and launched one of the first sharing-economy startups Rentoid.com,…

102. Resetting Governments and Getting a New Deal on Democracy and Market-Driven Dystopian Bliss | Robin Hanson

102. Resetting Governments and Getting a New Deal on Democracy and Market-Driven Dystopian Bliss | Robin Hanson

Robin Hanson (@robinhanson)is an associate professor of economics at George Mason University, and research associate at the Future of Humanity Institute of Oxford University with a doctorate in social science from CalTech, master’s degrees in physics…

101. Engineering the Economy Out of Its Debt Fueled Destructive Spiral and Towards a Sustainable System that Also Solves Climate Change | Jarl Jensen

101. Engineering the Economy Out of Its Debt Fueled Destructive Spiral and Towards a Sustainable System that Also Solves Climate Change | Jarl Jensen

Jarl Jensen (@jarljensen) is an inventor, entrepreneur and best selling author. He served as President and CEO of EuroMed, Inc. from 2004 to 2009, has nine issued patents, with many more pending for medical devices which…

99. Why Hacking and Cyberwarfare is Big Business for Russia, the Mafia and CIA | Eric Cole

Eric Cole (@drericcole) is arguably the #1 cyber security expert in the US with a resume including the Obama administration, the CIA, the Gates Foundation and CTO of McAfee and was inducted into the 2014…

98. Becoming an Opportunistic Optimist and Saving Our Kids from Soul-Crushing Effects of School  | John Doran

98. Becoming an Opportunistic Optimist and Saving Our Kids from Soul-Crushing Effects of School | John Doran

John Doran(@awaytowellbeing) has been a teacher and guidance counselor for over 24 years and is the author Ways to Wellbeing,. a book about creating a positive educational experience in the 21st century which taught in over…

97. The Most Important, Non-Obvious Technologies and Trends of 2019 and Beyond | Rohit Bhargava

97. The Most Important, Non-Obvious Technologies and Trends of 2019 and Beyond | Rohit Bhargava

Rohit Bhargava (@rohitbhargava) is an innovation and marketing expert and the Wall Street Journal best-selling author of five books on topics as wide-ranging as the future of business and building a brand with personality. His signature book Non-Obvious is…

96. Polarization, Powerful Billionaires and the Eroding Effects of Inequality | Rahaf Harfoush

96. Polarization, Powerful Billionaires and the Eroding Effects of Inequality | Rahaf Harfoush

Rahaf Harfoush (@rahafharfoush) is a digital anthropologist, bestselling author and speaker researching the impacts of emerging technologies on our society and is focused on deep (and often hidden) behavioral shifts that are taking place within organizations…

95. How to Fix Politics, Redesign Education and Stop Climate Change Cold | Mark Stevenson

95. How to Fix Politics, Redesign Education and Stop Climate Change Cold | Mark Stevenson

Mark Stevenson (@optimistontour) is a reluctant futurist, bestselling author, frequent speaker and occasional comedian. He’s one of the world’s most respected thinkers on the connection between technology and society, helping governments, NGOs and corporates adapt…

94. How Renewable Energy Killed Coal and Why Radical Life Extension Isn’t Going to Happen | Ramez Naam of Singularity University

94. How Renewable Energy Killed Coal and Why Radical Life Extension Isn’t Going to Happen | Ramez Naam of Singularity University

Ramez Naam (@ramez) is a computer scientist, futurist, angel investor and award-winning author best known for his Nexus Trilogy: Nexus, Crux and Apex His other (non-fiction) books include: The Infinite Resource: The Power of Ideas on a Finite Planet and…

93. The Importance of Internet Censorship, Power of Authoritarianism and Collapse of Digital Advertising | Ben Hammersley of Wired UK

93. The Importance of Internet Censorship, Power of Authoritarianism and Collapse of Digital Advertising | Ben Hammersley of Wired UK

Ben Hammersley (@benhammersley) is a technologist, futurist author and Editor-at-Large of UK’s WIRED magazine. Ben explores the effects of the internet and the digital network on the world’s business, political and social atmospheres. His latest book, 64 Things You…

92. Education, Isolationism and Power of Clayton Christensen’s Market Creating Innovations | Karen Dillon

92. Education, Isolationism and Power of Clayton Christensen’s Market Creating Innovations | Karen Dillon

Karen Dillon (@kardillon) is the former editor of Harvard Business Review magazine and co-author of the three books with Clayton Christensen, including the forthcoming The Prosperity Paradox: How Innovation Can Lift Nations Out of Poverty and bestsellers Competing Against Luck: the…

91. Coal is Dead, Climate Change is Real, and Bezos and Alexa for President | Nikolas Badminton

91. Coal is Dead, Climate Change is Real, and Bezos and Alexa for President | Nikolas Badminton

Nikolas Badminton (@nikolasfuturist) is a world-respected futurist speaker, author, and researcher. He wows audiences with keynote speeches on the impact of exponential technologies including: Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality; Work Productivity; The Sharing Economy; Autonomous Transportation;…

90. Smart Cities that Function Like Startups and Ayesha Khanna

90. Smart Cities that Function Like Startups and Ayesha Khanna

Dr. Ayesha Khanna (@ayeshakhanna1) is Co-Founder and CEO of ADDO AI, an artificial intelligence (AI) solutions firm and incubator that was named one of 4 top AI companies in Asia. She has been a strategic advisor on…

89. Avoiding Apocalypse by Doubling Down on Team Human and Reinventing 21st Century Business | Douglas Rushkoff

89. Avoiding Apocalypse by Doubling Down on Team Human and Reinventing 21st Century Business | Douglas Rushkoff

Douglas Rushkoff (@rushkoff) is an author, teacher and documentarian who studies human autonomy in a digital age. He has been named one of the “world’s ten most influential intellectuals” by MIT. Douglas’ work explores how different technological…

88. AI, Apple, Autonomous Vehicles and Reducing 51% of CO2 Emissions | Kevin Surace

88. AI, Apple, Autonomous Vehicles and Reducing 51% of CO2 Emissions | Kevin Surace

Kevin Surace (@kevinsurace) is a futurist and disruptive innovation speaker, creator of the first smartphone and digital assistant and innovator of the decade. Surace has disrupted every industry he has entered from communications to A.I….