Amy Webb is a quantitative futurist, a professor of strategic foresight at the NYU Stern School of Business and Founder of the Future Today Institute, a leading foresight and strategy consultancy. Webb is a recipient of the Thinkers50 RADAR Award for her groundbreaking work in strategic foresight. She is a Fellow in the United States-Japan Leadership Program, and was a 2014-15 Visiting Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, and was a Delegate on the former U.S.-Russia Bilateral Presidential Commission. She has advised three-star generals, White House leadership and CEOs of some of the world’s largest companies on the future of AI. Her most recent book, The Signals Are Talking, explains how to think like a futurist and anticipate technological change. It was a Washington Post Bestseller, a Fast Company and Amazon best book of the year and won the Gold Axiom Award. Her upcoming book is a manifesto about AI.
She has been involved with the Online News Association for many years and served as the conference co-chair in 2008.