As one the world’s most sought-after futurists, Amy Webb advises CEOs of the world’s most-admired companies, three-star admirals and generals, and the senior leadership of central banks and intergovernmental organizations. Founder of the Future Today Institute, a leading foresight and strategy firm that helps leaders and their organizations prepare for complex futures, Amy pioneered a data-driven, technology-led foresight methodology that is now used within hundreds of organizations. A professor of strategic foresight at New York University’s Stern School of Business, Forbes has called Amy “one of the five women changing the world.
Amy Webb writes extensively about artificial intelligence, emerging technology, digital media and the impacts/ opportunities they present in her best sellers The Signals Are Talking: Why Today’s Fringe Is Tomorrow’s Mainstream and in her most recent publication, The Big Nine: How The Tech Titans and Their Thinking Machines Could Warp Humanity. Webb is also a tech columnist and a contributing editor at Inc. Magazine, and she writes a column about the future of technology for The Nikkei (Japan).
In Webb’s role at the Institute, Webb has analyzed trends in culture and technology for clients including Microsoft, American Express, the White House, the Federal Reserve, and CEOs of some of the world’s largest companies on the future of AI.