Byron Reese

Influential Futurist and Technologist

Byron Reese, a thriving entrepreneur and acclaimed futurist, adeptly uses his expertise as a historian, futurist, and technologist to shed light on how present-day technology holds the key to tackling our most formidable global obstacles.

"Future of Work and life expert"

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  • The Future of Work
  • AI & Employment
  • Technology & Optimism
  • Business & Leadership
  • How AI is Changing our Future


He presents in English.

How he presents

Byron's captivating storytelling inspires audiences worldwide, conveying the empowering message that technology enables us to shape a better world. He urges us to envision and actively build this brighter future.

Books & Media

  • We Are Agora: How Humanity Functions as a Single Superorganism That Shapes Our World and Our Future
  • "The Agora" Podcast
  • Stories, Dice, and Rocks That Think
  • Wasted: How We Squander Time, Money, and Natural Resources-and What We Can Do About It
  • "Voices in AI" Podcast
  • The Fourth Age: Smart Robots, Conscious Computers, and the Future of Humanity
  • Infinite Progress: How the Internet and Technology Will End Ignorance, Disease, Poverty, Hunger, and War

In Detail

As a futurist, Byron comprehends the unprecedented technological upheaval unfolding before us and delves into the profound societal metamorphosis it will usher in. Leveraging his expertise as both a technologist and entrepreneur, he navigates change, inspiring innovation while effectively addressing the immediate demands and realities of business operations. Byron is a sought-after speaker worldwide, captivating both technical and non-technical audiences alike. His engaging keynotes include SXSW and TEDxAustin, Fortune 500 companies including Google, Dell, FedEx, Nvidia, and Johnson & Johnson. Moreover, he is a fixture at prominent futurist conferences such as TimeMachine, PICNIC Festival in Amsterdam, the Wolfram Data Summit, and the IEEE Conference, among others.


Byron possesses a distinctive insight into the transformative impact of technology on both the workplace and society. Through his presentations, he delves into the dynamic interplay between history and technology, elucidating how this intersection has shaped our past and continues to mold our future.



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