Zoltan Istvan is an American transhumanist, journalist, entrepreneur and Libertarian futurist. With his wildly popular US Presidential run as a science candidate, bestselling book and powerful speeches, Zoltan Istvan has literally transformed transhumanism into a thriving worldwide phenomenon.
His award-winning 2013 novel ‘The Transhumanist Wager’ was a #1 bestseller in Philosophy and also a top 5 Amazon book. Zoltan is the founder of the Transhumanist Party, the author the Transhumanist Bill of Rights, and a frequently interviewed expert on AI and genetic editing. Before becoming an acclaimed futurist, he was a journalist for the National Geographic Channel (often an on-camera reporter) and The New York Times Syndicate. Zoltan has travelled to over 100 countries. He frequently writes for Newsweek, Vice, Wired, HuffPost, TechCrunch, and other major media. He is currently a libertarian candidate for California Governor 2018.
Zoltan Istvan frequently addresses large audiences on all topics of science, technology and the future. Zoltan also provides talks about his success as an entrepreneur, media personality, bestselling author, and on his past adventures as a journalist for National Geographic. He is an excellent choice of Speaker who frequently speaks and hosts at a variety of events all over the world, as well as joining forums and debates.