Matthew Griffin, described as “The Adviser behind the Advisers” and a “Young Kurzweil,” is the founder and CEO of the World Futures Forum and the 311 Institute, a global Futures and Deep Futures consultancy working between the dates of 2020 to 2070, and is an award winning futurist, and author of “Codex of the Future” series. Regularly featured in the global media, including AP, BBC, Bloomberg, CNBC, Discovery, RT, Viacom, and WIRED, Matthew’s ability to identify, track, and explain the impacts of hundreds of revolutionary emerging technologies on global culture, industry and society, is unparalleled. Recognised for the past six years as one of the world’s foremost futurists, innovation and strategy experts Matthew is an international speaker who helps governments, investors, multi-nationals and regulators around the world envision, build and lead an inclusive, sustainable future. A rare talent Matthew’s recent work includes mentoring Lunar XPrize teams, re-envisioning global education and training with the G20, and helping the world’s largest organisations envision and ideate the future of their products and services, industries, and countries. Matthew's clients include three Prime Ministers and several governments, including the G7, Accenture, Aon, Bain & Co, BCG, Credit Suisse, Dell EMC, Dentons, Deloitte, E&Y, GEMS, Huawei, JPMorgan Chase, KPMG, Lego, McKinsey, PWC, Qualcomm, SAP, Samsung, Sopra Steria, T-Mobile, and many more.
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Firstly, thank you to ITSP and the Mentor Project for asking me to participate in their weekly podcast series where we discussed the future of almost everything – from the future of food and transportation, to the future of democracy and society itself. And with so many things changing the only difficulty we had discussing it was trying to fit it all in – which is why we have more podcasts in the pipeline.
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With the global rate of change continuing to accelerate exponentially, as we see more people connected to a greater variety of increasingly digital products and services, and the rise of not tens but hundreds of status quo busting exponential technologies, we truly live in an era where the only thing that is changing is everything.
Join us on this adventure as we look at what technology already exists, what is good and bad about it, and why policies and politics will be what will make our future either a utopian or a dystopian one. We better all have a say on that…
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