Dr Parag Khanna is a leading global strategy advisor and an expert in global trends and scenarios, systemic risks and technological disruptions, and market entry strategies and economic master planning. He helms FutureMap, an advisory firm that uses data science, diverse scenarios, and digital mapping to navigate the dynamics of globalisation. Parag has provided his expertise to the governments of over forty nations worldwide.
Parag is also the international best-selling author of several books, the latest being ‘The Future is Asian: Commerce, Conflict & Culture in the 21st Century’ (2019). Prior to this publication, he authored four other books and co-authored ‘Hybrid Reality: Thriving in the Human-Technology Civilisation’ (2012). His articles have been featured on major international publications including The New York Times Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, TIME, The Financial Times, The Washington Post, Harvard Business Review, and numerous others.
Named Esquire's ‘75 Most Influential People of the 21st Century’ in 2008, Parag was also featured in WIRED magazine’s ‘Smart List.’ He was honoured as Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum.