Amy Webb has a powerful ability to anticipate trends and emerging technology that will disrupt tomorrow. She is sharing her knowledge with corporate leaders, innovators and governments so that she can envision and help prepare for the impact these trends and technologies will have on business and society.
Amy Webb is the founder of the Future Today Institute and a renowned futurist and strategist. For her, it’s not simply an interest; it’s a profession and a passion. Amy doesn’t simply make speculations or predictions; her work is evidence-based, drawn from mapping and modelling quantitative and qualitative data collected in the present to understand what’s coming in the near future.
Named to the 2017 Thinkers50 Radar list of management thinkers most likely to shape the future – and also shortlisted for its 2017 Distinguished Achievement Award – Amy Webb is already making an impact on today’s Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies, government agencies, large nonprofits, universities and startups worldwide. Focusing on the intersection of technology, business and society, she takes a purposefully broad lens to her work. When thinking about the future, most only look at their industry and direct competitors. Amy is adamant about looking at multiple, adjacent landscapes. “You have to be able to see the top of the forest in order to see where all the trees are and how they connect,” she says.Read More
Amy Webb’s “clear, insightful and humorous” style, in writing and in speaking, makes it easy to understand why audiences are drawn to her and her work.
Amy’s most recent best-selling and award-winning book, “The Signals Are Talking: Why Today’s Fringe Is Tomorrow’s Mainstream” – delves deep into her forecasting methodology. “Signals” is included by Professors at major universities in their courses and they teach using her forecasting tools. Her upcoming book about the real future of artificial intelligence (2019) promises even more data-rich perspectives and actionable intelligence.
Numerous mainstream media, including the Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review, New York Times and Fast Company, have featured Amy’s forecasting methodology and her work as a futurist. Her viral TED Talk, based on her memoir, “Data, A Love Story,” has been viewed more than six million times.
Amy tailors all her keynotes/workshops to each client’s specific requirement. She uses original research and insights specific to an organisation, industry or conference.Read Less
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