Futurized podcast

Futurized podcast

Futurized goes beneath the trends, tracking the underlying forces of disruption in tech, policy, business models, social dynamics, and the environment. Join Trond Arne Undheim, PhD, futurist, author, investor, and serial entrepreneur, as he discusses the societal impact of deep tech such as AI, blockchain, IoT, nanotech, quantum, robotics, and synthetic biology, interviewing smart people with a soul: founders, authors, executives, and other thought leaders. Futurized—a bi-weekly show, preparing YOU to deal with the next decade's disruption.

Recent Episodes

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DeFi's impact on Business and Society

June 22, 2021

Julian Hosp, CEO and co-founder of Cake DeFi, interviewed by futurist Trond Arne Undheim. In this …

Guest: Julian Hosp
Healthtech Digital Health EU Startups Future Of Work Futurists

The Future of Medicine is Invisible

June 15, 2021

Bertalan Meskó, Director of The Medical Futurist Institute, interviewed by Trond Arne Undheim, futu…

Capitalism Globalization Social Dynamics Emerging Tech Learning Cryptocurrencies Blockchain Fintech

Blockchain uncapitalism on desktop PCs

June 8, 2021

Tomer Afek, Co-founder of Spacemesh, the web-scale smart contract system that lets anyone run block…

Guest: Tomer Afek
Media Cryptocurrencies Blockchain Founders Social Dynamics Social Media Big Tech Surveillance Privacy Creators

Free Speech on Social Media

June 1, 2021

Bill Ottman, CEO & co-founder of Minds, an open source, crypto-based social network, interviewed by…

Guest: Bill Ottman
Globalization E-Government Cybersecurity Data Interoperability Science USA Regulation Sci-Tech Big Data

The Geotech Decade

May 25, 2021

David A. Bray, Inaugural Director of the GeoTech Center at the Atlantic Council, the esteemed Washi…

Guest: David Bray
Founders Machine Learning AI Entrepreneurship Emerging Tech USA Startups Big Data New England

Practicing Multimodal AI

May 18, 2021

Slater Victoroff, CTO and founder of Indico, the enterprise AI startup, interviewed by host Trond A…

About the Host

Trond Arne Undheim


Trond Arne Undheim is a futurist, podcaster, and author. He is a venture partner at Hitachi Ventures, the corporate VC, as well as Antler, the global early-stage VC. He is the industry ecosystem evangelist at Tulip, the frontline operations platform. He is also a nonresident Fellow at the Atlantic Council, and a co-founder of Yegii, the analytics company.

Formerly, Trond was the Director of MIT Startup Exchange, the Director of Standards Strategy & Policy at Oracle, and a National Expert for e-Government at the European Commission. He holds a PhD on the future of work and artificial intelligence and cognition. He is a 4x author, his latest book, Future Tech comes out in March 2021. Trond is a serial entrepreneur having co-founded a consulting firm, a business incubator and a think tank. He currently hosts two podcasts, Futurized.co and Augmentedpodcast.co. Trond is based in Wellesley, MA.