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, futurist, author, investor, and serial entrepreneur, as he discusses the societal impact of deep tech such as AI, blockchain, IoT, life science and robotics, 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.

About the Host

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Trond Arne Undheim


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.