79. Taming Uncertainty with Roger Spitz
Based in San Francisco, Roger Spitz is an international bestselling author, President of Techistential (Climate & Foresight Strategy), and Chair of the Disruptive Futures Institute. Spitz is an inaugural member of Cervest’s Climate Intelligence Council, a contributor to IEEE’s ESG standards, and an advisory partner of Vektor Partners (Palo Alto, London), an impact VC firm investing in the future of mobility. Techistential, Spitz’s renowned strategic foresight practice, advises boards, leadership teams, and investors on sustainable value creation and anticipatory governance. He developed the Disruptive Futures Institute into a preeminent global executive education center that helps organizations build capacity for futures intelligence, resiliency, and systemic change.
Spitz is an advisor, writer, and speaker on Artificial Intelligence, and has invested in a number of AI startups. From his research and publications, Roger Spitz coined the term Techistentialism which studies the nature of human beings, existence, and decision-making in our technological world. Today, we face both technological and existential conditions that can no longer be separated. Spitz chairs Techistential's Center for Human & Artificial Intelligence. He is also a member of IEEE, the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (Palo Alto), and The Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence & Simulation of Behaviour (UK).
Spitz has written four influential books as part of “The Definitive Guide to Thriving on Disruption” collection, which became an instant classic. He publishes extensively on decision-making in uncertain and complex environments, with bestselling books in Business Technology Innovation, Future Studies, Green Business, Sustainable Economic Development, Business Education, Strategic Management & Forecasting.
To learn more about Roger Spitz's work:
The Definitive Guide to Thriving on Disruption: www.thrivingondisruption.com
Disruptive Futures Institute: www.disruptivefutures.org