Amy Webb

World-Renowned Futurist, Founder/CEO
Future Today Institute

As organizations look to navigate today’s disruption while preparing for the complexities of the future, world-renowned quantitative futurist and tech leader Amy Webb provides the strategic foresight and forecasting that is crucial to businesses adapting and positioning themselves for sustained success in this era of unprecedented transformation. She is the founder and CEO of the Future Today Institute, a leading foresight and strategy firm that helps leaders and organizations prepare for complex futures. In her work with the Future Today Institute, Ms. Webb is a trusted adviser to the world’s most admired companies, three-star admirals and generals, and the senior leadership of central banks and intergovernmental organizations. She is a professor of strategic foresight at New York University’s Stern School of Business, where she developed and teaches future-focused Master of Business Administration-level courses. She is also a visiting fellow at Oxford University’s Säid School of Business. Prior to founding the Future Today Institute in 2005, Ms. Webb began her career as a journalist. A powerful voice on all things tech- and future-related, Ms. Webb is the author of several bestselling books, including the critically acclaimed The Genesis Machine. She has provided thought leadership as a columnist on the future and big data for Slate and a contributing editor and tech columnist for Inc., and her insights into the future are featured frequently in today’s top publications. In addition to being elected a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations, Ms. Webb serves as a steward and steering committee member of the World Economic Forum’s Future of Media, Entertainment, and Sport Board as well as its Global Futures Council. She is also a member of the Bretton Woods Committee, a fellow in the United States-Japan Leadership Program and a Foresight Fellow in the U.S. Government Accountability Office Center for Strategic Foresight. A visionary with extraordinary insight into what the future of business and society might look like, Ms. Webb is a winner of the Thinkers50 RADAR Award and has been named to the “BBC 100 Women” list and the Thinkers50 radar list of influential management thinkers shaping the future of how organizations are managed and led.


Tuesday, March 21
12:00–1:45 p.m.
Malcolm T. MacEachern Memorial Address and Luncheon: Scenes From the Future of Healthcare
Tuesday, March 21
2:00–3:00 p.m.
Fellow-Exclusive Session with Amy Webb