Geographic demographer and cultural commentator; professor of law, culture and values at Arizona State University's law school; fellow, New America Foundation; former senior writer, The Washington Post; author, The Nine Nations of North America, Edge City, and Radical Evolution
Physician and advisor on advanced medical science, technologies, and national security threats; formerly managed research initiatives at the ASU Biodesign Institute, the National Reconnaisance Office (DOD), and DARPA; retired Navy commander and assistant professor, National Naval Medical Center
Authority on foreign policy and finance; former vice-chairman, World Economic Forum and minister of state, UK foreign office, covering Africa and Asia, member of Gordon Brown's cabinet, UN deputy secretary-general, UNDP administrator, and World Bank vice president; member, House of Lords
Pioneering scenario planner and strategist and GBN cofounder; senior vice president, global relations and strategic planning, Salesforce; former head of scenario planning, Royal Dutch Shell and director of the Strategic Environment Center, SRI International; author of five books, including The Art of the Long View; and Inevitable Surprises.
Global scenarist; director of futures programme, Smith School of Enterprise and Environment, University of Oxford; former leader, Shell International's global scenario team; director of major public-private scenario initiatives on sustainability, AIDS in Africa, and global finance; physicist
Managing editor/thought leadership for Oxford Economics. Former Asian bureau chief for Knight Ridder, based in Tokyo; long-time Asia-Pacific foreign correspondent; Pulitzer Prize finalist; author, Shutting Out the Sun: How Japan Lost Its Way and "China: Life Science Leader in 2020"
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