About The Speaker
Gerd is a futurist, leading global and virtual keynote speaker, the author of ‘Technology vs Humanity’ and a film-maker who specializes in the debate between humanity and technology. Leonhard evolved his futurist practice, applying these insights to multiple other industries and social environments.Influenced by classic futurists such as Alvin Toffler, Gerd’s work also shows the influence of science fiction authors such as Arthur C. Clarke and William Gibson. He is a fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts in London, and the CEO of The Futures Agency in Zürich, Switzerland. “Embrace technology but don’t become it” is his credo.