Dr Parag Khanna

Award Winning Author, Founder & CEO of Climate Alpha & Managing Partner of FutureMap

  • World-renowned expert in geopolitics and globalisation
  • Managing Partner at FutureMap
  • Founder and CEO of Climate Alpha
  • PhD in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Director of Global Governance Initiative at the World Economic Forum
  • Served as a senior Geopolitical Advisor for the US Special Operations Forces deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan
  • Named one of Esquire’s 75 Most Influential People of the 21st Century

Discover Dr Parag Khanna’s biography of published work below.

Move
Move: How Mass Migration Will Reshape the World – and What It Means for You
The Second World
The Second World: Empires and Influence in the New Global Order
The Future Is Asian
The Future Is Asian: Commerce, Conflict, and Culture in the 21st Century
Connectography
Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization
How to Run the World
How to Run the World: Charting a Course to the Next Renaissance

Dr Parag Khanna is a world-renowned expert in geopolitics and globalisation. Best-selling author of multiple award-winning books, he is also a leading global strategy advisor and Managing Partner at FutureMap, a revolutionary data and scenario-based strategic advisory firm. Parag is a highly sought-after speaker who has delivered powerful keynote speeches at some of the most prestigious venues and festivals including, TED, Talks at Google, National Geographic Live and Long Now Foundation among others.

Possessing a strong academic background, Parag has a bachelor’s degree in International Relations and a master’s degree in Security Studies from Georgetown University. He also received a PhD in International Relations from the prestigious London School of Economics and Political Science. Parag began his career as a Research Associate at the Council on Foreign Relations. He then became a Global Governance Fellow at The Brookings Institution followed by Director of Global Governance Initiative at the World Economic Forum. In 2007 he served as a senior Geopolitical Advisor for the US Special Operations Forces deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan. Parag would later become a Senior Research Fellow at The Centre on Asia and Globalisation at the National University of Singapore.

Presently, Parag is the Chief Futurist Advisor for Moovaz and is the Founder and CEO of Climate Alpha, a cutting-edge AI-powered analytics platform that forecasts asset values to future-proof global real estate. Furthermore, Parag is an accomplished author who has published several award-winning books on climate change and geopolitics. Most recently he released The Future is Asian in 2019 and Move in 2021 with a forthcoming book titled Citizens of Everywhere set to be released in 2023.

As a highly respected intellectual, Parag has received multiple awards including the OECD Future Leaders Prize, he was named one of Esquire’s 75 Most Influential People of the 21st Century and was featured in Wired Magazine’s Smart List. He is also a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. An exceptional speaker who has spoken at and hosted leading events, Parag shares his vast knowledge of geopolitics and globalisation leaving his audience with valuable information to take away from his sessions.

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