11 Sep September 11, 2014 – Future Thinker Mathew Burrows & Space Dreamer Reuben Metcalfe
Dr. Mathew J. Burrows – Director of the Atlantic Council’s Strategic Foresight Initiative and Author of The Future, Declassified: Megatrends That Will Undo the World Unless We Take Action
Dr. Mathew J. Burrows is the Director of the Atlantic Council’s Strategic Foresight Initiative in the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security after being appointed in 2007 to the National Intelligence Council (NIC) and in 2010 as the director of the Analysis and Production Staff. He has received high praise within the international media community, among academics, and in the security and intelligence sector. him and his new book, “The Future Declassified,” paints four scenarios that Matthew predicts may occur in the next 15 years and he will tell us how entrepreneurs should react to maximize their profits and the future.
Reuben Melcalfe – Founder of IDreamofSpace.com
Reuben Metcalfe was a high school dropout. Luckily, he found entrepreneurship and has started an Japanese industrial coatings importing company, an utilities brokerage, and has helped with a bunch of tech start-ups trying to get to market. He has been a mentor for the Thiel Foundation, Peter Thiel’s group. Peter is of course one of the VCs behind Facebook and regarded as one of the top futurist in the world. Reubin decided one day that anyone should have the opportunity to go to space as a tourist, not just people with millions of dollars. He created I Dream of Space to give that opportunity to us all!