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Parag Khanna - Keynote Speaker

Book Parag Khanna as a keynote speaker. Parag Khanna is a leading global strategist, world traveler, and best-selling author.

He is Managing Partner of FutureMap, a data and scenario based strategic advisory firm, and Senior Research Fellow in the Centre on Asia and Globalisation at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore.

 

Parag Khanna

Best-selling author on global trends & strategy

 

SPEAKING THEMES

  • Global mega trends

  • Geopolitics & the evolving world order

  • US foreign policy

  • The future is Asian

  • Technology, politics & society

  • Urbanisation & demographics

  • Global governance


TRAVELS FROM
Singapore

 
 

BIOGRAPHY

Parag Khanna is a leading global strategist, world traveler, and best-selling author.

He is Managing Partner of FutureMap, a data and scenario based strategic advisory firm, and Senior Research Fellow in the Centre on Asia and Globalisation at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore.

Parag's most recent book is  Technocracy in America: Rise of the Info-State  (2017). He is author of a trilogy of books on the future of the world order beginning with The Second World: Empires and Influence in the New Global Order (2008), followed by How to Run the World: Charting a Course to the Next Renaissance (2011), and concluding with Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization (2016). He is also co-author of Hybrid Reality: Thriving in the Emerging Human-Technology Civilization (2012).

In 2019 he will publish THE FUTURE IS ASIAN: Commerce, Conflict & Culture in the 21st century. The book will chart the new multi-civilisational Asian system that is taking shape, and the impact it will have on the global system.

In 2008, Parag was named one of Esquire’s “75 Most Influential People of the 21st Century,” and featured in WIRED magazine’s “Smart List.” He holds a PhD from the London School of Economics, and Bachelors and Masters degrees from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He has traveled to more than 100 countries and is a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum.


PARAG'S TALKS

Renowned for his unique blend of conceptual clarity and on-the-ground reportage, Parag provides a big-picture view of the forces re-shaping the balance of economic, political and cultural power in the 21st century.

Through compelling narratives and fascinating graphics, he helps businesses understand what the next commercial opportunities for them will be - from real estate and retail to finance and technology.

VIDEOS

How mega cities are changing the world (2016)


The new foundations under-pinning a new world order (2016)


Connectography: mapping the future of global civilization (2016)


 
 

Select Media

"Trump Can't Stop The World Turning Away From American Leadership" - Quartz (January 2018)

"Get Over Yourself, America" - Politico (January 2018)