Parag Khanna is a leading Global Strategy Advisor, world traveler, and Best-Selling Author. He is Founder and Managing Partner of FutureMap, a data and scenario based strategic advisory firm. Parag has been an adviser to the US National Intelligence Council’s Global Trends 2030 program.
Dr. Khanna holds a PhD in international relations from the London School of Economics, and Bachelors and Masters degrees from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. In 2017 he was awarded a Richard von Weizsaecker fellowship of the Robert Bosch Academy. He has served on the Singapore government’s Committee on the Future Economy. Dr. Khanna was named one of Esquires “75 Most Influential People of the 21st Century,” and one of fifteen individuals featured in WIRED magazine’s “Smart List.” He has been honored as a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum and has served on the WEF’s Global Future Council on Mobility, Global Agenda Council on Geo-economics. He appears frequently in media such as CNN, BBC and CNBC.
Dr. Khanna lectures frequently at international conferences and provides executive briefings to government leaders and major corporations on global trends, systemic risks, future scenarios, economic master planning, emerging market strategies and technological disruptions.