Paul Saffo is a technology forecaster. He is director at the Institute for the Future, a management consulting firm devoted to long-range planning and forecasting. He is also a board member of the Long Now Foundation. Saffo is frequently quoted in leading publications on issues ranging from high technology to global lifestyles. He has over two decades experience exploring long term technological change and its impact on society.
Saffo’s essays have appeared in numerous publications, including “Business 2.0”, “Fortune”, “The Harvard Business Review”, “The Los Angeles Times”, “Newsweek”, “The New York Times”, “The Washington Post” and “Wired”. He is the author of several books, including “Dreams in Silicon Valley” and “The Road From Trinity”.
Saffo was a McKinsey Judge for the Harvard Business Review in 1997, and was named a “Global Leader for Tomorrow” by the World Economic Forum in the same year. In 2000, Saffo was elected Fellow of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences.
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