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 futurist Trond Arne Undheim, PhD, 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, and tackles topics such as entrepreneurship, trends, or the future of work. Trond is a Research scholar in Global Systemic Risk, Innovation, and Policy at Stanford University. On Futurized, Trond interviews smart people with a soul: founders, authors, executives, and other thought leaders, or even the occasional celebrity. Futurized is a bi-weekly show, preparing YOU to think about how to deal with the next decade's disruption, so you can succeed and thrive no matter what happens. Futurized—conversations that matter.

Recent Episodes

Free Education Until You Start Your Career

Nov. 15, 2022

Futurized goes beneath the trends to track the underlying forces of disruption in tech, policy, business models, social dynamics and the environment. Futurized prepares YOU to think about how to deal with the next decade's d…

How Tech Companies Reinvent Themselves

Nov. 8, 2022

Futurized goes beneath the trends to track the underlying forces of disruption in tech, policy, business models, social dynamics and the environment. I’m your host, Trond Arne Undheim (@trondau), futurist, author, investor, …

What Tech Breakthroughs Are Needed For Asteroid Mining?

Nov. 1, 2022

Futurized goes beneath the trends to track the underlying forces of disruption in tech, policy, business models, social dynamics and the environment. I’m your host, Trond Arne Undheim (@trondau), futurist, author, investor, …

Imagining Robotic Consciousness

Oct. 18, 2022

Futurized is a bi-weekly show, preparing YOU to think about how to deal with the next decade's disruption, so you can succeed and thrive no matter what happens. In this episode of the podcast, the topic is: Imagining Robotic…

Emerging Tech Environment Energy Sustainability Climate Change

The Emergence of Fusion Energy

Oct. 4, 2022

In this episode of the Futurized podcast, the topic is: The Emergence of Fusion Energy. Trond's guest is Andrew Holland, CEO of Fusion Industry Association. In this conversation, they talk about driving forces, startups, the…

Consumers Environment Social Dynamics Climate Change

What YOU can do to Save the Planet

Sept. 20, 2022

Futurized is a bi-weekly show, preparing YOU to think about how to deal with the next decade's disruption, so you can succeed and thrive no matter what happens. In this episode of the podcast, the topic is: What YOU can do t…

About the Host

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Trond Arne Undheim

Host

Trond Arne Undheim is a Research scholar in Global Systemic Risk, Innovation, and Policy at Stanford University, the Lead Ecosystem Evangelist at MIT-startup Tulip, Venture Partner at Antler, the global early-stage venture capital firm that invests in the defining technology companies of tomorrow. He is the CEO and co-founder of Yegii, an insight network with experts and knowledge assets on disruption. He is a nonresident Fellow at the Atlantic Council with a portfolio in artificial intelligence, future of work, data ethics, emerging technologies, and entrepreneurship. Trained as a social scientist with a career in technology and innovation, he is a former director of MIT Startup Exchange, and has helped launch over 50 startups. In a previous life he worked as a MIT Sloan School of Management Senior Lecturer, a WPP and Oracle Executive, and an EU National Expert in e-government.

He holds a PhD on the future of work and artificial intelligence and cognition. He is a co-author of Augmented Lean (with Natan Linder) and an author of five other books (Health Tech, Future Tech, Pandemic Aftermath, Disruption Games, and Leadership From Below). Trond is a serial entrepreneur having co-founded a consulting firm, a business incubator and a think tank. He hosts two podcasts (Futurized and Augmented). His work has featured in The Boston Globe, NPR’s Cognoscenti, Fast Company, Forbes, Fortune, IndustryWeek, and MIT News. Trond divides his time between Palo Alto, CA and Wellesley, MA.