CEO & Founder
Future Today Institute
Amy Webb is a quantitative futurist. She is the founder and chief executive of the Future Today Institute, a leading foresight and strategy firm that helps leaders and their organizations prepare for complex futures. Webb is a professor of strategic foresight at the NYU Stern School of Business, a Visiting Fellow at Oxford University’s Säid School of Business, a Fellow in the United States-Japan Leadership Program, and a Foresight Fellow in the US Government Accountability Office Center for Strategic Foresight. She was a Visiting Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, where her research received a national Sigma Delta Chi award. She was also a Delegate on the former US-Russia Bilateral Presidential Commission, where she worked on the future of technology, media, and international diplomacy. Webb was named to the Thinkers50 Radar list of the 30 management thinkers most likely to shape the future of how organizations are managed and led and won the 2017 Thinkers50 Radar Award. Webb has advised three-star generals and admirals, White House leadership, and CEOs of some of the world’s largest and most admired companies on their futures. She is the bestselling author of "The Signals Are Talking: Why Today’s Fringe Is Tomorrow’s Mainstream," which explains how to forecast emerging technology. Her new book is about the future of artificial intelligence and is titled, "The Big Nine: How The Tech Titans and Their Thinking Machines Could Warp Humanity." Webb serves as a script consultant for films and shows about the future. She is a member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and has served as a Blue Ribbon Emmy award judge.