Parag Khanna Joins NBForum 2019 Lineup

Parag Khanna will be joining our prestigious lineup at Nordic Business Forum 2019. He will be addressing an audience of 7,500 people about “Understanding Asia: Opportunities in the future of business” in October.

Exciting news for all the fans of the Asian business market! We have a new addition to our speaker lineup at Nordic Business Forum 2019: Parag Khanna.

Parag is a formidable name as an Asian business expert. He is the founder & managing partner of FutureMap, a data and scenario-based strategic advisory firm. Additionally, he has written six internationally bestselling books and has traveled to most of the countries of the world.

Parag’s writing career is exhaustive and impressive. His latest book is The Future is Asian: Commerce, Conflict & Culture in the 21st Century (2019) and is an Amazon bestseller. He is the author of a trilogy of books on the future of world order, beginning with The Second World: Empires and Influence in the New Global Order (2008), followed by How to Run the World: Charting a Course to the Next Renaissance (2011), and concluding with Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization (2016). He is also the author of Technocracy in America: Rise of the Info-State (2017) and the co-author of Hybrid Reality: Thriving in the Emerging Human-Technology Civilization (2012).

In 2008, Parag was named one of Esquire’s “75 Most Influential People of the 21st Century,” and was featured in WIRED magazine’s “Smart List.” He holds a Ph.D. from the London School of Economics, and a bachelors and masters degrees from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He has traveled to nearly 150 countries and is a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum.

Ville Saarikalle, head of speaker relations at Nordic Business Forum: “I’m very happy that Parag was able to accept our invite. His deep insight and ability to give a very sharp perspective on Asian markets will make him an extremely interesting addition to the speaker lineup. I bet he’ll make a fascinating case for the business opportunities in Asia and also helping people to understand what’s really happening there right now.”

At Nordic Business Forum 2019, Parag will present a keynote entitled, “Understanding Asia: Opportunities in the Future of Business” He will join the rest of our prestigious lineup in October, including George Clooney, Randi Zuckerberg, Brené Brown, Sara Blakely, and Steve Wozniak.

About Nordic Business Forum 2019

Nordic Business Forum 2019 marks our 10th annual business and leadership conference, which will take place in Helsinki on the 9th and 10th of October, 2019, for 7,500 C-level executives and business owners. Our 2019 main event will bring to the stage some of the world’s preeminent experts on growth, marketing, innovation, and leadership for two action-packed days.

NBForum 2019 is a place where you will be challenged to question conventions and traditions, discover ways to reinvent your organization for the future and be inspired to build a marketable story for your company that generates growth. It’s also THE place to network and drive business development. The networking opportunities presented by our guests are unparalleled in the Nordics. You’re getting more than just a conference ticket — you’re getting access to some of the greatest business minds on the planet!

Nordic Business Forum is Europe’s leading conference organizer with events in Finland, Sweden, and Norway (through a partnership with Oslo Business Forum).

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