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Alex Steffen

Alex Steffen

    • Alex Steffen is an award-winning writer, speaker and foresight consultant, “One of the world’s leading voices on sustainability and the future of the planet”
    • In 2013-2014, he was Planetary Futurist in Residence at the design and innovation firm IDEO.
    • His 2012 book Carbon Zero: Imagining cities that can save the planet is an exploration of the kinds of design, technological and policy innovations that can transform our cities into low-carbon engines of prosperity.
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Alex Steffen Speaker Biography


Alex Steffen is an award-winning writer, speaker and foresight consultant, “One of the world’s leading voices on sustainability and the future of the planet” (Vancouver Sun).

Alex is a prolific writer and public thinker, having written thousands of pieces, been profiled in numerous media interviews and given hundreds of talks to audiences around the world. Over the last ten years he has also advised some of the world’s most forward-looking institutions, investors, philanthropists and NGOs.

In 2013-2014, he was Planetary Futurist in Residence at the design and innovation firm IDEO.

His 2012 book Carbon Zero: Imagining cities that can save the planet is an exploration of the kinds of design, technological and policy innovations that can transform our cities into low-carbon engines of prosperity.

From 2003 – 2010, he ran the pioneering sustainability and social innovation project Worldchanging.com, and edited two best-selling Worldchanging books.

Before that, he worked for almost a decade in newspapers and radio, covering planetary change on four continents.

 

Alex lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Inspiring Keynotes & Riveting Talks

Alex has a rare ability to connect planetary thinking to our most practical concerns, and his lively, engaging talks have wowed hundreds of audiences with their combination of practical sense, visionary insight and humor. From the stage of the TED Conference to boardrooms of leading corporations to lecture halls in some of the world’s most prestigious universities, Alex has shown a remarkable talent for helping audiences understand the role of world-changing ideas and trends in their own lives and work.

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