Host Ian Khan speaks with two globally renowned futurists in this episode of the GX Podcast.
Hear two renowned futurists talk about social trust, public health, anticipatory governance, e-monk to e-buddha, culture and technology working together, alternate future scenarios, story of the big man, anticipatory democracy, Alvin Toffler, cleansheeting structures, vision 2030 and people first….and more !!
As a Board Member of Toffler Associates, Deborah brings skills and insights honed over 30 years working with some of the top minds and leaders of governments and Fortune 100 companies. She was recruited by Alvin Toffler early in the company’s history, while working with the firm as Deputy Director, Developmental Planning for the U.S. Air Force. In this civilian role, Deborah helped connect global dots signifying future risks, and architected plans to meet those threats.
Deborah has an MBA from Webster University and a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Mexico, and has completed extensive continuing education with Harvard Business School and Wharton Business School. She is also a member of the Air Force Studies Board, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Deborah is a sought-after speaker for events focusing on the future of space, the future threats and opportunity landscape, and organizational transformation.
Professor Sohail Inayatullah /sə'heɪl ɪnaɪʌ'tʊla/, a political scientist, is Professor at Tamkang University, Taipei (Graduate Institute of Futures Studies) and Associate, Melbourne Business School, The University of Melbourne. From 2001-2020, he was Adjunct Professor from the University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia. From 2011-2014, he was Adjunct Professor at the Centre for policing, counter-terrorism and intelligence, Macquarie University, Sydney. In 1999, he was the UNESCO Chair in European Studies at the University of Trier, Germany.
In 2016, Professor Inayatullah was awarded the first UNESCO Chair in Futures Studies. In 2010, he was awarded the Laurel award for all-time best futurist by the Shaping Tomorrow Foresight Network. In March 2011, he was awarded an honorary doctorate by Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang. He received his doctorate from the University of Hawaii in 1990. Inayatullah has lived in Islamabad, Pakistan; Bloomington, Indiana; Flushing, New York; Geneva, Switzerland; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Honolulu, Hawaii; and Brisbane and Mooloolaba, Australia.
Ian Khan - Host
Leading Technology Futurist, author, and featured on CNN, FOX, CTV, Global TV. Ian works with governments worldwide and is a contributor to McGraw Hill, Forbes, Entrepreneur Magazine. He is also the director of "Blockchain City" & "GX Now" documentaries. For more information please visit www.IanKhan.com
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