Meet our futurists speakers


Stef Lewandowski

Hacker, software developer, start-up entrepreneur and co-founder of Makeshift

Joseph Stiglitz

Winner of the Nobel Prize in economics

Michio Kaku

One of the most renowned scientific figures alive today

Melissa Sterry

Design scientist, systems theorist and futurist Melissa Sterry is recognised as a world-leading authority on the science, technology and thinking that could help build a better world.

Bruno Giussani

Bruno Giussani is an award-winning writer, commentator and creative mind focusing on the business and social impacts of technology.

Martin Lindstrom

A pioneer in the fields of consumer psychology, brand-building and marketing, and a past recipient of TIME Magazine’s ‘World’s 100 Most Influential People’, Martin Lindstrom has helped shape future-proof brands, such as Coca-Cola, Nestlé and Red Bull, and challenges the norm as a keynote speaker.

Hakeem Oluseyi

American astrophysicist, cosmologist, inventor, educator, science communicator, author, actor, and humanitarian.

Alex Gordon

A leading expert in semiotics and the founder of Sign Salad

Megan Smith

Former U.S. Chief Technology Officer

William Higham

William Higham is one of world’s leading futurists and strategy experts.

Vivek Wadhwa

Recent Washington Post article

Viktor Mayer-Schönberger

Professor of Internet Governance

Vijay Kumar

World expert in the collective behaviors of biological

Tom Savigar

Senior Partner at The Future Laboratory, Tom Savigar's expertise lies in e-commerce, retail, luxury, marketing and branding.

Tom Koulopoulos

Named one of the industry’s “Killer Consultants”

Timothy Chou

Computer engineer

Thornton May

Empirical futurist

Thomas Frey

Known as “the Dean of Futurists

Sue Gardner

One of Forbes ‘World's 100 Most Powerful Women’, Sue Gardner, formerly Director of Wikimedia, Sue is leading the forefront of the new workplace and pioneering change in the face of leadership.

Stephen Attenborough

Leads all commercial activities for Virgin Galactic