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Here is my brand-new 2016 show-reel: 3 minutes 15 seconds on what I do, and how I do it (Futurist Speaker Gerd Leonhard)

This is huge !!!!  A big thanks to my brilliant art director and producer Jean Francois Cardella.  Finally, here is an easy way to understand what I do without watching dozens of youtube videos :)))  I would love your feedback on this so… please comment below!  Download this film via ...

New interview about my work as ‘Futuroloque’: Magazine Enterprise Romande (in French)

Veronique Kämpfen interviewed me for this nice piece here; in French. Federation-Entreprises-Romandes-GE_Interview_Gerd_Leonhard_2015-07  PDF 3MB Futurologue, un métier loufoque? Après une heure et demie d’en- tretien passionnant avec Gerd Leonhard, il est évident que ce n’est pas le cas. En plus d’être futurologue, métier reconnu aux Etats-Unis, il est aussi entrepreneur et dispose ...

Futurist Speaker Gerd Leonhard's short film on technology versus humanity #techvshuman

I am very excited to announce the release of my new short film “Technology versus Humanity”. This film marks the beginning of a new period for me, with much of my future work focusing on the topic of how exponential technological changes are changing what and who we are, as humans, where ...

Download Futurist Gerd Leonhard's books for free (PDF), via GerdCloud: Future of Content, Friction is Fiction and more

Greetings, as you may know, I have shared most of my books via my “GerdCloud” public dropbox folder for quite some time now.  Just in case you’ve missed this, here they are, individually. Happy reading!  Folder with PDFs of all books via GerdCloud The Future of Content (2011): Dropbox or direct download Friction is Fiction  (2010): Dropbox ...

Via Fernando del Rio: 10 Términos Y Expresiones Futuristas – Los Neologismos Favoritos Del Futurista Gerd Leonhard (Spanish Translation of my 10 fav memes)

Thanks to my company’s i.e. TheFuturesAgency’s (TFA) new Director of Research, Fernando del Rio we now have a nice Spanish translation of my recent – and despite its length quite popular – piece with my 10 futurist terms and memes.  Fernando del Río also mans TFA’s new spanish language Twitter feed.  Read this piece on ...

New Gerd Leonhard Feature at Forbes.com “Don’t Confuse Marketing With Value Creation”

Kavi Guppta just published a nice, short piece about my work over at Forbes.com. Cool! What is your daily reading habit? I have a very long queue of must-reads that I save on Instapaper and GetPocket. I get 100+ Google Alerts for news, use approximately 500 RSS feeds via the fab Digg.com reader, and have ...

Please consider crowd-funding this project: Shift 2020 – How Technology Will Impact Our Future (via Rudy De Waele on Kickstarter)

Shift 2020 – How Technology Will Impact Our Future by Rudy De Waele — Kickstarter. I am involved as a contributor and a funder, as well:)  My good friend and fellow Futures Agency colleague Rudy deWaele started this – be sure to watch his video the Kickstarter site. A collaborative book including ...

From the Future of Business to the Future of Humanity: announcing a shift in focus and speaking topics

Download the PDF with this post (click for PDF) or go straight to my new speaking topics A Personal Fork in the Road. If you have seen me speak, you’ll know I’m a passionate person. I’m passionate about a lot of things and I believe passion is the essential ingredient if ...

Meet me October 22 in Zurich : discussion with Andrew Keen, on privacy

What does privacy mean in a connected world? Tuesday 22 October, 7.00pm until 9.00pm, Zunftsaal, Blue Monkey, Zunfthaus zur Schneidern. Stüssihofstatt 3 – 8001 Zürich From Google and Facebook to Government surveillance, our data is being mined behind our backs. But should we be surprised? When the product is free, we ...

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