Thomas Frey

Thomas Frey is the executive director and senior futurist at the DaVinci Institute and currently Google’s top-rated futurist speaker.  At the Institute, he has developed original research studies, enabling him to speak on unusual topics, translating trends into unique opportunities. Tom continually pushes the envelope of understanding, creating fascinating images of the world to come.  His talks on futurist topics have captivated people ranging from high level of government officials to executives in Fortune 500 companies including NASA, IBM, AT&T, Hewlett-Packard, Unilever, GE, Blackmont Capital, Lucent Technologies, First Data, Boeing, Ford Motor Company, Qwest, Allied Signal, Hunter Douglas, Direct TV, Capital One, National Association of Federal Credit Unions, STAMATS, Bell Canada, American Chemical Society, Times of India, Leaders in Dubai, and many more. Before launching the DaVinci Institute, Tom spent 15 years at IBM as an engineer and designer where he received over 270 awards, more than any other IBM engineer.

Articles by Thomas Frey

Four rules for a better future
More on why gamers will rule the world

The futurist: Why gamers will rule the world
...or at least make it better

The futurist: Tiny taxes, big rewards
Nano-payments are game-changers

The futurist: 37 critical drone-delivery problems
These need to be solved

Opening the door to fractal governance
A bit of order in the midst of chaos

The futurist: The psychology of borders
...and reasons for crossing them

More cool trends the CES missed
The final six

Trends everyone missed at this year’s CES
The first six

More on the great AI debate
If humans were wheels...

The futurist: The great artifical intelligence debate
We're all pixels on life's great masterpiece

Where the trillionaires will be
More industries with mega-potential

The futurist: The rise of the trillionaires
Where will they come from?

Eleven trends for finding fame
The future of getting noticed: Part II

The futurist: How to become a star
The future of getting noticed: Part 1

The futurist: Why who you were no longer matters
Part II: My 18 reasons

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