Mapping the Future with futurist Richard Watson
Richard Watson at WORKTECH11 London


Imperial College Business School

Specialties: Keynote speaking, scenario thinking, strategic foresight, technology foresight, global trends, innovation process & culture, creativity, idea generation, thinking about thinking.

Founder and editor of, a website that documents global trends. Have worked extensively on scenario planning projects having been introduced to the discipline by Napier Collyns, one of the founders of Global Business Network (GBN).

Author of five books about various aspects of the future (including one about scenario process), have been a blogger on innovation for Fast Company magazine and have written for Copenhagen Institute for Future Studies and Mckinsey & Company. New book (Digital Vs Human) about AI and robotics published in 2017.

Also visiting lecturer at London Business School, Futurist-in -Residence within the Foresight Practice at Imperial College London and part of the Futures Group at the Civil Aviation Authority.

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