Event RecapJun 24, 2014
Working Group on Emerging Technologies and Innovation in the Gulf
As Paul Saffo, a senior fellow with the Brent Scowcroft Center and noted futurist, said, we have moved on from a consumer economy to a creative economy where makers and doers produce high economic and societal value with original ideas. Three-dimensional printing, do-it-yourself biology, and crowd-sourced ventures are just a few examples of this transformative […]
Paul Saffo is a Silicon Valley-based forecaster and a nonresident senior fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Strategy Initiative. He teaches at Stanford University, where he is a consulting associate professor in the School of Engineering, and chairs the Future Studies track at Singularity University. Paul serves on a variety of not-for-profit boards including the Long Now Foundation and the Bay Area Economic Institute. His essays have appeared in a wide range of publications including the Harvard Business Review, Fortune, Wired, the Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, the New York Times, and the Washington Post. He holds degrees from Harvard College, Cambridge University, and Stanford University.