2022 California Agribusiness Executive Seminar Guest Speaker
Nikolas Badminton FRSA, Chief Futurist
Nikolas is the Chief Futurist and Think Tank leader at Futurist.com, a Fellow of the Royal Society for Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (The RSA), and the world's most impactful organizations work with to anticipate unforeseen risks and design equitable futures.
He has worked with hundreds of world-leading companies, including NASA, Google, Microsoft, United Nations, United Way, Bayer, Corteva, Bank of Canada, American Express, AT&T, Thales International, Rolls Royce, Heineken, Procter & Gamble, Government of Canada, UK Home Office, Government of Cayman Islands, IDEO, and many more.
Nikolas appears in weekly segments on SIRIUSXM, and on CTV’s Future Fridays. He’s appeared in the ‘Smart Drugs’ documentary and was an advisor to the ‘Age of AI’ series with Robert Downley Jr. In addition, his essential research has been featured by the BBC, VICE, The Atlantic, Fast Company, Techcrunch, Business Insider, Huffington Post, Forbes, Sputnik, Venturebeat, and Global News.
He has written a new book - ‘Facing Our Futures’ - that provides executives and organizations with the foundations for futures design and the tools to imagine new futures, create bolder visions, anticipate unforeseen risks, and strengthen strategic planning. The book is due in Fall 2022. Nikolas' thinking can also be seen in the opening chapter of the ‘The Future Starts Now’ and ‘When I grow up I want to be a futurist”.