November 15th, 2012

A vision of a 2015 multimedia experience by Ericsson (by ericsson)


October 19th, 2012

For our Brazilian Followers: Gerd Leonhard will be speaking at the APG Brazil Annual Conference on November 12th, 2012, in São Paulo: GP 2012, Go Global.

October 8th, 2012

Joris van Heukelom interviews Futurist Speaker Gerd Leonhard: advertising, media publishing (by Gerd Leonhard) at MIC 2012 on Oct 2 in Amsterdam.

July 6th, 2012

Panel: Visions of the Future - ITU Telecom World 2011 (by FuturesAgency)

June 21st, 2012

Gerd Leonhard at SMF Swiss Media Forum Lucerne 31 May 2012 (German) (by FuturesAgency):

Futurologe Gerd Leonhard: Mobil, sozial und radikal ermächtigt: Wie wir in fünf Jahren kommunizieren …
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March 14th, 2012

Data is the New Oil: The Journey from Privacy to Publicy - Futurists debate April 10, 2012, San Francisco

Event: Data is exploding all around us: every ‘like,’ check-in, tweet, click, and play is being logged and mined. Many data-centric companies such as Google are already paying us for our data by providing more or less free services.

Join leading futurists at swissnex in a debate co-organized by Switzerland’s The Futures Agency (TFA) on data as today’s key global resource.

Is data the new oil? TFA CEO Gerd Leonhard leads fellow thinkers Stowe Boyd, Jamais Cascio, and Andreas Wiegend in an exchange on where data is going, and how we are going…read on.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012, 6:30 pm, 730 Montgomery St. San Francisco, CA 94111

April 29th, 2011

Embrace User Empowerment or Fail

An interview with Gerd Leonhard by CI, prior to his participation in Consumers International CI World Congress in Hong Kong next week. ” Gerd Leonhard, the well-known media futurist and CEO of The Futures Agency, took the time to talk to CI just before heading to Hong Kong for the CI World Congress.

At the world’s biggest consumer activists’ gathering, he will be speaking about “consumer empowerment in a networked society: opportunities, challenges and future scenarios,” and he gave us a taster:

“Basically, the entire world is becoming networked via mobile devices, social media, video, and location-based offerings. The ‘other three billion’ are coming online at a blinding pace, and with connectivity comes not just a rise in GDP, but also a drastic rise in empowerment. Connected people behave… read on.”

February 16th, 2011