28 September 2023 - Helsinki, Finland

Amy Webb

Futurist, Author, Founder

As organizations look to navigate today’s disruption while preparing for the complexities of the future, world-renowned quantitative futurist and tech leader Amy Webb provides the strategic foresight and forecasting that is crucial to businesses adapting and positioning themselves for sustained success in this era of unprecedented transformation.

Believing that the global challenges faced by business and society are interconnected across disciplines, Webb possesses expert-level knowledge of the industries critical to keeping the world moving and draws from her work and research to share insights on emerging trends and technologies that will revolutionize the ways we work and live. She is the founder and CEO of the Future Today Institute, a leading foresight and strategy firm that helps leaders and organizations prepare for complex futures.

The Most Important Skills for the Future of Work

A keynote by Yuval Noah Harari

During his keynote at Nordic Business Forum 2022, Professor Yuval Noah Harari will discuss the following three points:

  • How our model of work will change within the next years
  • Which skills are required to thrive in the 21st century
  • How new technologies will affect work in the future

Why Should You Listen to Her?

Quantitative Futurist

With her extensive academic background in economics and game theory, Amy has pioneered a data-driven foresight methodology that now helps leaders and organizations around the world to prepare for deep uncertainty and complex futures. Her clients include Google, Coca-Cola, and IMF.

Influential Author

Amy has written several popular books about technology, science, and the future. She also contributes to publications such as Harvard Business Review and New York Times.

As an author, Amy has been referred to as “one of the most important voices on technology and our future.” Her books have been translated into 19 different languages, and are sold worldwide.

Advisor to the World Leaders

Amy is an advisor for CEOs of the world’s most respected companies, three-star admirals and generals, as well as to senior leaders of central banks and intergovernmental organizations.

She helps businesses with long-term growth and shows them how to spot disruption early enough to manage risks or create new revenues. 

Get to Know Amy Webb

Article, Podcast, Interview

Read

Author Talks with Amy Webb: Hacking into humanity – McKinsey

Listen

Changing Lives with Synthetic Biology – The Jordan Harbinger Show

Watch

Amy Webb & Andrew Hessel | The Genesis Machine – Talks at Google

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Nicolai Tangen

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Making Sense in a Time of Turmoil

Francesca Gino

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Mastering Innovation and Reinvention

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Author and Professor at NYU Stern School of Business

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