Society / Future

Galith (Sarah) Nadbornik profilbild

Galith (Sarah) Nadbornik

“As a company undergoes transformation, it is often tempting to jump straight from ideas to technology. I know how much easier it is to talk …

Read more
Anders Fogh Rasmussen profilbild

Anders Fogh Rasmussen

Anders Fogh Rasmussen has been at the centre of global and European politics; as the former Prime Minister of Denmark, Danish Minister of Economic Affairs …

Read more
Jane Young profilbild

Jane Young

Jane has a fresh and powerful vision of the future of communications. She helps her audience see past the jargon, hype and worms’ eye view …

Read more
Thimon de Jong profilbild

Thimon de Jong

“Understand people’s behaviour and you will know what to do next!” How are people going to behave in the (near) future? And what are the …

Read more
Yuval Noah Harari profilbild

Yuval Noah Harari

Prof. Yuval Noah Harari is one of the most widely-read and cited historical authors of today. His ideas have profoundly influenced the teaching and writing …

Read more
Peter Diamandis profilbild

Peter Diamandis

Peter focuses on the importance of innovation and he looks to the future in explaining how exponentially advancing technologies will transform our companies, our industries, …

Read more
Marga Hoek profilbild

Marga Hoek

Ms. Hoek is an authoritative and inspirational speaker and author of the award-winning bestseller book ’New Economy Business’, the book that has gotten international appreciation …

Read more
Alain de Botton profilbild

Alain de Botton

Acclaimed philosopher, Alain de Botton masterfully combines philosophy with pragmatism. He offers a kinder, gentler philosophy of success, giving us a great lesson on how …

Read more
Parag Khanna profilbild

Dr. Parag Khanna

Parag Khanna is a leading Global Strategy Advisor, world traveler, and Best-Selling Author. He is Founder and Managing Partner of FutureMap, a data and scenario …

Read more
Noreena Hertz profilbild

Noreena Hertz

Noreena Hertz is a renowned thought leader and economist with an impressive track record in predicting global trends. In 2017 Noreena launched her own show …

Read more
Joseph Stiglitz profilbild

Joseph Stiglitz

Prof. Joseph Stiglitz is a leading economic educator and the former Chair of The Commission of Experts of the President of the UN General Assembly …

Read more
Dambisa Moyo profilbild

Dambisa Moyo

Dr. Dambisa Moyo is a pre-eminent thinker, who influences key decision-makers in strategic investment and public policy. She is respected for her unique perspectives, her …

Read more
Mariana Mazzucato profilbild

Mariana Mazzucato

Mariana has become a crucial voice in the field of left-wing academic thought and is listed in the 50 Most Influential People of 2020 by …

Read more
Bruce Schneier profilbild

Bruce Schneier

Bruce Schneier is an internationally renowned security technologist, called a “security guru” by The Economist. His influential newsletter “Crypto-Gram” and his blog “Schneier on Security” …

Read more
John Sawers profilbild

John Sawers

Sir John Sawers has 36 years’ experience in diplomacy and intelligence, culminating in five years as chief of the British Secret Intelligence Service (MI6) from …

Read more
Niall Ferguson profilbild

Niall Ferguson

Professor Niall Ferguson is one of our most influential commentators on Geopolitics and the Global Economy. Niall is the Milbank Family Senior Fellow at the …

Read more
Rodney Brooks profilbild

Rodney Brooks

Rodney Brooks, the former director of MIT’s Computer Science and AI LAB, came to fame when he successfully founded iRobot. He has now cofounded Robust.AI, …

Read more
Steve Howard profilbild

Steve Howard

Steve Howard is a leading sustainable business professional and is a recognised authority on sustainability and climate change. Steve was Chief Sustainability Officer at IKEA …

Read more
Anil Gupta profilbild

Anil Gupta

Dr. Anil K. Gupta is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading experts on strategy, globalisation and emerging markets. He is the Michael Dingman …

Read more
Susan Greenfield profilbild

Susan Greenfield

Baroness Susan Greenfield CBE, is a British scientist specialising in the physiology of the brain, Susan researches the impact of 21st century technologies on the …

Read more
Erik Brynjolfsson profilbild

Erik Brynjolfsson

Erik Brynjolfsson is the Schussel Family Professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management, Director of the MIT Center for Digital Business, Chair of the …

Read more
Michele Myauo profilbild

Michele Myauo

Michele Myauo, Ph.D. is a cybersecurity and IT executive, author, speaker and professor. She holds a doctorate in system engineering and is a director of …

Read more
Pranav Mistry profilbild

Pranav Mistry

Pranav Mistry is the inventor of SixthSense, a wearable device that enables new interactions between the real world and the world of data. He is …

Read more
Annie Lennox profilbild

Annie Lennox

Annie Lennox OBE is one of the world’s most renowned singer songwriters, formerly with the Eurythmics. She is celebrated as an innovator, an icon and …

Read more
John Thackara profilbild

John Thackara

John Thackara is a writer, advisor and event producer. He curated the celebrated Doors of Perception conference for 20 years, first in Amsterdam, later across …

Read more

Anders Hvid

Anders Hvid is an honest rebel looking to create disruptive change where it is needed. He is co-founder and partner in DareDisrupt, member of the …

Read more
Max Tegmark profilbild

Max Tegmark

Max Tegmark, known as “Mad Max”, for his unorthodox ideas and passion for adventure, his scientific interests range from precision cosmology to the ultimate nature …

Read more
Robin Teigland profilbild

Robin Teigland

Robin Teigland is Professor in Management of Digitalization in the Entrepreneurship and Strategy Division at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden, where she was …

Read more
Eirik Norman Hansen profilbild

Eirik Norman Hansen

Eirik Norman Hansen is an unshakeable technology optimist that gives energetic and engaging lectures about how technology affects organizations, society and people.  In Eirik’s opinion, …

Read more
Anne-Marie Eklund Löwinder profilbild

Anne-Marie Eklund Löwinder

Anne-Marie Eklund Löwinder is Chief Information Security Officer at the Swedish Internet Foundation. She is ranked as one of Sweden’s leading experts on IT security. …

Read more

David Ståhlberg

David Stahlberg guides you to curiosity, innovation and hope for our joint future, and helps you see the potential in your organisation. After leading roles …

Read more
Anna Starrin profilbild

Anna Frankzen Starrin

In times of exponential technology development, exponential behavioral changes also occur. Anna Frankzen Starrin is the cultural anthropologist and trend analyst who has come to …

Read more

Johan Norberg

What do you see when you scroll through the news? For many of us, the answer is chaos – a disheartening mishmash of catastrophes and corruption, a …

Read more

Alexander Bard

Alexander Bard is a Swedish cyberphilosopher, music producer, television star, and highly sought-after international speaker. He has written five books together with media theorist Jan …

Read more
Kjell Nordström profilbild

Kjell A. Nordström

Dr Kjell A. Nordström is the interpreter of the new business world. His dynamic style has made him a highly appreciated speaker, and he has …

Read more
Ashkan Fardost profilbild

Ashkan Fardost

Sweden, the late 90’s, a quiet Stockholm suburb. A teen who dreams of being a music producer has just gotten his hands on the first …

Read more
Märtha Rehnberg profilbild

Märtha Rehnberg

Märtha Rehnberg is a climate freak by heart, political economist by training, entrepreneur and policy-advocate by practice. She is the Co-Founder of Copenhagen-based think tank …

Read more
Olof Gränström profilbild

Olof Gränström

Keynote speaker Olof Gränström is a political scientist and economist. Olof’s mission in life is to make people learn and understand more about the world …

Read more
Catarina Rolfsdotter profilbild

Catarina Rolfsdotter-Jansson

Catarina Rolfsdotter-Jansson has a degree in journalism and is trained as a TV presenter at Channel 7 in New York. She is also a certified …

Read more
Rebecka Carlsson profilbild

Rebecka Carlsson

Rebecka Carlsson is a sustainability entrepreneur, with a handful of co-founded companies. Rebecka has been trained at Singularity University at NASA, in how to use …

Read more
Tobias Degsell profilbild

Tobias Degsell

Tobias Degsell likes data, sees the world through patterns, and has a gift for brilliantly “explaining complex stuff in simple words”. People call him Change …

Read more
Johan Eriksson profilbild

Johan Eriksson

Johan Eriksson is a leader with broad experience from different industries and organizations. Today he is part of Google’s management team for Northern Europe, engaged …

Read more
Arvid Axland profilbild

Arvid Axland

How to design meaningful experiences Arvid Axland is a Swedish thought leader within experience design and communication. He is the Co-Founder of Pool, a successful …

Read more
Nicholas Nicholas Profilbild

Nicholas Fernholm

Nicholas Fernholm is the former logistics manager at Älvsjö epidemic hospital, “robot manager” at the Karolinska Hospital in Stockholm, and project manager for Region Stockholm’s …

Read more
Karin Zingmark profil

Karin Zingmark

Karin Zingmark has over 20 years of experience in driving change on the topics of Communication and Leadership, most recently as CMO Lead at Microsoft. …

Read more
Hamish McRae Profile

Hamish McRae

Hamish McRae is one of the country’s most respected financial journalists and commentators on future trends in economics, business and society.  Author of the acclaimed …

Read more
Karen Moloney Profile

Karen Moloney

Conscious of the growing interest from Human Resources in measuring competence at work, Karen Moloney is Founder and Director of Moloney Minds, a company she …

Read more
Maria Ritola

Maria Ritola

Maria Ritola is a Finnish entrepreneur, a visionary and an experienced speaker. She is a co-founder of Iris.ai, a technology company that she established at …

Read more
Natalia Rincon Profiili

Natalia Rincon

Natalia Rincon, an influencer, woman in tech, is the Founder and CEO of CHAOS, a Helsinki-based prop-tech startup. CHAOS is an urban-analytics and forecasting company …

Read more
Sean Pillot de Chenecey Profile

Sean Pillot de Chenecey

Sean Pillot de Chenecey is an inspiring speaker and author of two dynamic books: the first focuses on trust, privacy and corporate ethics, the second …

Read more
Mikko Eerola

Mikko Eerola

Mikko Eerola is one of the authors of the book The Block Chain Roadmap for decision makers (2019). He has worked throughout his career in …

Read more
Bjorn Lomborg

Bjørn Lomborg

Bjorn Lomborg is President of the Copenhagen Consensus Center, a think-tank that researches the smartest ways to do good. For this work, he was named …

Read more
Anders Sorman-Nilsson profile

Anders Sorman-Nilsson

Anders Sorman-Nilsson has helped executives and leaders prepare and strategise for foreseeable and unpredictable futures. He is the founder and creative director of the Sydney …

Read more
Goran Persson Profile

Göran Persson

Göran Persson is the former Prime Minister of Sweden. He was leader of the Swedish Social Democratic Party, stepping down after the 2006 General Election. …

Read more
Alf Rehn

Alf Rehn

Alf Rehn is the professor of innovation, design, and management at the University of Southern Denmark and is, in addition, an internationally noted thought leader …

Read more
Saku Tuominen

Saku Tuominen

Saku Tuominen founded Broadcasters, one of the most succesful Finnish independent tv production companies with Juha Tynkkynen in 1989. They sold the company twice, both …

Read more
Theo Priestley

Theo Priestley

Theo Priestley is one of the UK’s leading futurists, and is a sought after international keynote and TEDx speaker on emerging technology trends. Theo has …

Read more
Marshall Goldsmith

Marshall Goldsmith

Dr. Marshall Goldsmith is a world authority in helping successful leaders achieve positive, lasting change in behaviour for themselves and their teams. He is a …

Read more
Vijay Govindarajan profile

Vijay Govindarajan

Vijay Govindarajan is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading experts on strategy and innovation. Vijay, a The New York Times and Wall Street …

Read more
Lars-Sudmann profile picture

Lars Sudmann

Lars Sudmann is an advisor, keynote speaker and executive trainer on leadership, strategy, innovation and communication for global corporations and their leaders. Lars is an expert …

Read more
William Higham

William Higham

William Higham is one of the world’s leading futurists and strategy experts. He helps organizations to understand how tomorrow’s Smart Consumers will think, feel and …

Read more
Magnus Lindkvist

Magnus Lindkvist

Magnus Lindkvist is a futurologist who weaves together the most important and exciting current trends to forecast what life, society and business might look like …

Read more
Antti Merilehto

Antti Merilehto

Antti Merilehto is an author on AI, his book (available in English in Feb 2019) is the bestselling business book in Finland. Antti is ex-Googler …

Read more
Henrietta Kekäläinen

Henrietta Kekäläinen

Henrietta Kekäläinen is the CEO & Co-founder of Carbo Culture, a clean technology company aiming to draw down a million tons of carbon within the …

Read more
Markku Wilenius

Markku Wilenius

Markku Wilenius is a professor of Futures Studies in Turku University Business School. He is also an Unesco Chair in Learning Society and Futures of …

Read more
Nora Rosendahl

Nora Rosendahl

Nora Rosendahl is a startup entrepreneur and researcher specialising in work and stress. Nora is passionate about productive, human-centred ways of working – how can …

Read more
Helena Åhman

Helena Åhman

Helena Åhman is a passionate observer of the human mind and expert on leadership, pressured situations, situational awareness and conflict management. She describes these phenomena …

Read more
Henkka Hyppönen

Henri “Henkka” Hyppönen

Henri “Henkka” Hyppönen is a creative director, author, speaker, TV host, and serial entrepreneur. He is the founder of four companies including a problem-solving company …

Read more
Paavo Beckman

Paavo Beckman

Mr. Paavo Beckman has been a CEO and Co-Founder at six companies and led teams in San Francisco, New York, London and Finland. He is …

Read more
Arman Alizad

Arman Alizad

Arman Alizad, the great fan of heroic tales, speaks about life through personal experiences and shares his thoughts on how he has decided to experience …

Read more
Daniel Rahman

Daniel Rahman

Daniel Rahman is an experienced serial entrepreneur, innovator and experimental innovator. Rahman has been setting up more than five companies in different roles in different …

Read more
Jukka-Pekka Heikkilä

Jukka-Pekka Heikkilä

Dr. Jukka-Pekka Heikkilä is Academy of Finland postdoc Fellow at Aalto University, a Newton Fellow at Royal Society (UK) and a visiting scholar at Stanford …

Read more
Reetta Heiskanen

Reetta Heiskanen

With her roots in the Finnish startup scene and journalism, Reetta Heiskanen (M.Soc.Sc) writes and talks about the future of work, equality and digital solutions. …

Read more
Hernando de Soto

Hernando de Soto

Hernando de Soto is currently President of the Institute for Liberty and Democracy (ILD) based in Peru. The ILD has been described as one of …

Read more
Johan Ronnestam

Johan Ronnestam

Johan Ronnestam is considered one of Scandinavia’s leading speakers in the field of creative and conceptual thinking on the the future of communication. A former snowboard …

Read more
James Hewitt

James Hewitt

James Hewitt is a performance scientist, speaker and author. His research focusses on high performance knowledge work, with a particular interest in the impact of …

Read more
Fredrik Reinfeldt

Fredrik Reinfeldt

Fredrik Reinfeldt has been active in Swedish and International politics for over 25 years. As Party leader and Swedish Prime Minister, Mr Reinfeldt reinvented the …

Read more
Frida Boisen

Frida Boisen

Frida Boisen, world champion in social media, shares concrete and super-efficient tips on how to boost your business with social media. Would you like to …

Read more
Gary Hamel

Gary Hamel

Gary Hamel is one of the world’s most influential and iconoclastic business thinkers. He has worked with leading companies across the globe. He has been …

Read more
Carl Bildt

Carl Bildt

Carl Bildt is the Chair of the Global Commission on Internet Governance (GCIG), an initiative that will produce a comprehensive stand on internet governance. Carl …

Read more
Christiana Figueres

Christiana Figueres

Christiana Figueres was Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 2010-2016. She is currently the convener of Mission 2020, a global …

Read more
Roger Bootle

Roger Bootle

One of the City of London’s best-known economists, Roger Bootle specialises in macroeconomics and the economics of the property market. He is also Economic Adviser …

Read more
Nigel Barlow

Nigel Barlow

Nigel Barlow is an internatioanlly acclaimed keynote speaker, author and coach on Innovative Thinking. Recently he has focused on how you can stay human in …

Read more
Nicklas Bergman

Nicklas Bergman

Thought-provoking Swedish technology entrepreneur and investor with a first-hand understanding of how technology is changing business and society. Throughout his 30 years of working as …

Read more
Nick Fry

Nick Fry

Nick Fry is the Former CEO of the Mercedes AMG Formula One Team and Founder of advisory firm Stonehaven Partners. He currently is the Head …

Read more
Mikko Hyppönen

Mikko Hyppönen

Mikko Hyppönen is Finland’s most renowned security expert. He has been investigating cybercrime for over 25 years. Hyppönen acts as advisor to EUROPOL and consults …

Read more
Matthew Fraser

Matthew Fraser

Dr. Matthew Fraser is a recognized Web 2.0 strategist and new media expert who speaks insightfully about the impact of Facebook, Twitter, Google, YouTube on …

Read more
Michio Kaku

Michio Kaku

Dr. Michio Kaku is one of the most widely recognised scientists in the world today. A theoretical physicist, futurist and Professor of theoretical physics, Michio …

Read more
Kathrine Aspaas

Kathrine Aspaas

Kathrine Aspaas welcomes you to The Emotion Revolution! Why is emotional strength becoming crucial for growth and development in business? Because our jobs are changing. …

Read more
José María Figueres

José María Figueres

José María Figueres served as President of Costa Rica and created a comprehensive national development strategy combining sound macroeconomic policies, strategic investments in human development, …

Read more
Kevin Mitnick

Kevin Mitnick

Kevin Mitnick, there is no one like him. Kevin is the world’s most famous hacker, bestselling author, and the top cybersecurity keynote speaker. He was the …

Read more
Ray Hammond

Ray Hammond

Ray Hammond – as faster technological innovation, globalization and the environmental challenge continue to be priorities, Ray is one of a few commentators equipped to …

Read more
Tobias Ahlin

Tobias Ahlin

Tobias Ahlin gives inspiring lectures about the digital revolution, innovation, and the future. He’s reached an international audience through his lectures and has the last …

Read more
Simon Sinek

Simon Sinek

Simon Sinek is described as “a visionary thinker with a rare intellect”. The author is best known for discovering and popularising his theory of the …

Read more
Stéphane Garelli

Stéphane Garelli

Professor Stephane Garelli is a world authority on competitiveness and has pioneered research and the theory in this field. He is Professor Emeritus at IMD …

Read more
Stefan Hyttfors

Stefan Hyttfors

Stefan Hyttfors is an acclaimed futurist, author and global speaker. “The future is about how we create new, rather than capitalize on old, forms of …

Read more
Philipp Kristian Diekhöner

Philipp Kristian Diekhöner

Philipp Kristian Diekhöner believes trust is the most valuable asset and a master currency in the digital economy. He is a TEDx speaker, global innovation …

Read more
Peter Cross

Peter Cross

Peter Cross is one of the UK’s leading brand and consumer strategists. He is the business partner of Mary Portas and Managing Partner of Yellowdoor, …

Read more
Perttu Pölönen

Perttu Pölönen

Perttu Pölönen is a Disruption Analyst, Most Creative Finn, winner of the European Union Contest for Young Scientists Perttu Pölönen is an inventor, futurist, composer …

Read more