Amy Webb is a quantitative futurist, best-selling author, and founder of one of the world’s most influential strategic foresight consulting firms. She is CEO of the Future Today Institute (FTI), where she pioneered a data-driven, technology-led foresight methodology that reveals the future though trends and scenarios. Together with her colleagues, she identifies white spaces, opportunities and threats early enough for action. FTI advises executive leadership of large corporations and investment banks, as well three-star admirals and generals and senior government leaders.
Regarded as one of the most important voices on the futures of technology (with specializations in both AI and synthetic biology), Amy is the author of four books, including the international bestseller The Big Nine and her most recent, The Genesis Machine, which was listed as one of the best nonfiction books of 2022 by The New Yorker.
A widely published and quoted thought leader, Amy has appeared in publications and broadcasts including The New York Times, Fortune, Wired, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review, the BBC, CNN, NBC and NPR, among others. She is ranked on the Thinkers50 list of the 50 most influential management thinkers globally.