Leading authority on future of telecommunication, media
Widely acknowledged as the leading technology forecaster
Professor at the National University of Political Science and Public Administration in Bucharest, Romania
Future thinker and authority on crowd sourcing and gamification
Associate professor in behavioural finance and board member of a Bulgarian listed private equity fund
Professor of the University of Huelva, Spain specialising in information technology and future studies
Delaware-based investment advisor and authority on emerging technologies and social trends
President and CEO of The Herman Group (USA) and a Strategic Business Futurist
US based specialist in productivity and communications focussed on global business.
Business executive entrepreneur and financial services change agent from Iceland
Director of research of the European Futures Observatory
Real estate expert, litigation consultant, strategy advisor, and author.
Experienced Strategist and Futures Analyst
Award winning Iranian scholar and academic futurist
Highly respected Geneva based aviation industry consultant and commentator
Neuroscientist, brain hacker, and information security expert.
UK based technologist and security expert
Singapore based author and curator of Forum for the Future's Futures Centre
Norwegian futurist and researcher specialising in generational analysis
Global futurist and trend observer based in Denmark.
Foresight Researcher and member of the Fast Future team.
American Technoprogressive Transhumanist, writer, editor and social media manager for the futures magazine SeriousWonder.
Highly acclaimed author, international authority on artificial intelligence (AI) and experienced business executive.
Ideation Leader of The Futures Forum USA and White House Champion of Change
Leading German futurist and foresight consultant.
Award-winning US psychologist and expert on conscious living
US entrepreneur, designer and writer.
Futurist, technologist, writer and chair of London Futurists.
Malaysia based author and expert on the strategic use of gamification and enabling Technologies for the transformation of business.
Technology analyst and authority on the future of telecommunications.
Product manager, futurist and an advocate of emerging technologies. She is the founder of Future Tech Track.
Highly experienced UK-based futurist, strategist, educator and writer
Writer on the advancement of technology at Me, Myself, and Robot.
US foresight coach focused on delivering innovation and effective ways to think about and act on the future
Adviser on the impacts of disruptive technologies for small to medium enterprises. UK Transhumanist Party co-founder.
US based author, consultant, teacher and global speaker and Founder and President of The Future of Talent Institute.
Speaker, coach, advisor and Global Workforce Innovator focused on change and the future of work.
Experienced foresight and strategy consultant and the founder of Thinking Futures (Australia)
Brain-Computer Interfacing and neuro-stimulation Researcher at Imperial College London.
Digital strategy expert who focuses on the future of work
Technology Author, C-level advisor, and Professor of Entrepreneurship at Antwerp Management School
A "Retirement Futurist" - focusing on the impacts of emerging technologies on personal financial planning
Former Director of the Foresight program at the University of Houston and now Executive Director of Teach the Future
Seasoned technology innovator and entrepreneur and former head of research and Chief Technology Officer for BT in the UK.
Development and strategic communications professional and the Founder and President of AGAHI
Professor at Tamkang University, University of the Sunshine Coast, Macquarie University, Sydney
Founding partner at UNIT9 an award winning UK digital production agency.
Young Italian futurist, educational innovation entrepreneur, and Singularity University student.
Leading authority on future of telecommunication, media
Global futurist and founder of Fast Future Research. Rohit works with global business to help them understand and create the future.
Globally recognised as an authority on technology futures, former lead futurist at BT Labs.
Pioneer in the cybercurrency movement.
Founder of London Futurists, editor of Anticipating 2025 and a new
book on political futures.
Highly experienced futures researcher and faculty
member on the Futures Programme at the University of Houston.
The Future of Business is the first book in the FutureScapes series. The book focuses on the critical social and economic forces, business trends, disruptive technologies, breakthrough developments in science and new ideas that could reshape the commercial environment over the next two decades. It explores how these future factors could come together to force a fundamental rethinking of the purpose, strategy, business models, values and structures of organizations as they seek to survive and thrive in a rapidly changing reality.
The Future of Business draws on the latest rich and challenging insights, ideas and visions from over 60 contributing authors - established and emerging futurists, foresight researchers and future thinkers from around the world.
Lead editor and global futurist Rohit Talwar introduces the book:
The Future of Business explores the business implications of political, economic and social shifts, cybercurrencies, new business models, and the long term impact of disruptive developments such as neurotechnologies, gene editing, 3D printing, new energy solutions, AI and robotics. It explores the potential emergence of new industries and new organizational forms, and highlights practical strategies for exploring and embedding the future.
The Future of Business is the first book in FutureScapes series being launched by Fast Future Publishing. The book targeted at a business and generalist audience and is designed to be a wide ranging reference source on the trends, ideas and developments that could shape all our futures.
The Future of Business is essential reading for business leaders, entrepreneurs and anyone who wants to stay ahead of the curve understand how our world and the world of work could be transformed over the next two decades.
1. Visions of the Future - What are the global transformations on the horizon?
2. Tomorrow's Global Order - What are the emerging political and economic transformations that could reshape the environment for society and business?
3. Emerging Societal Landscape - Who are we becoming, how will we live?
4. Social Technologies - How will tomorrow's technologies permeate our everyday lives?
5. Disruptive Developments - How might new technologies enable business innovation?
6. Surviving and Thriving - How can business adapt to a rapidly changing reality? What are the critical success factors for business in a constantly evolving world?
7. Industry Futures - How might old industries change and what new ones could emerge?
8. Embracing the Future - What are the futures / foresight tools, methods and processes that we can use to explore, understand and create the future?
9. Framing the Future - Why and how should organisations look at the future?
10. Conclusions - Navigating uncertainty and a rapidly changing reality.