Richard Watson Futurologist and Author of “Digital VS Human”

    Richard Watson is an English author, lecturer and futurist.
    He has written 5 books about the future and is the founder of “What’s Next”, a website that documents global trends. He has been a blogger on innovation for “Fast Company Magazine” and has written about creativity, innovation, and future thinking for a variety of publications including “Future Orientation” and “What Matters”. He is a proponent of scenario planning and an advocate of preferred futures, believing it is incumbent upon organisations to create compelling visions of the future and work towards their realisation. In addition to writing, Watson works with the Technology Foresight Practice at Imperial College London and Lectures at London Business School and the King’s Fund. He is also a network member of Stratforma and has worked with the Strategic Trends Unit at the UK Ministry of Defence, the RAND Corporation, the Cabinet Office and the Departments of Education in the UK and Australia.