Mark Stevenson, Reluctant futurist and author
Reluctant futurist Mark Stevenson is the author of two bestselling books, An Optimist’s Tour of the Future and the award-winning We Do Things Differently. He is one of the world’s most respected thinkers on the interplay of technology and society, helping a diverse mix of clients that include government agencies, NGOs, corporates and arts organisations to become future literate and adapt their cultures and strategy to squarely face the questions the future is asking them.
He is also an occasional comedy writer with work performed on Radio 4. His first play, the farce Octopus Soup (co-authored with Jack Milner) tours the UK in Spring 2019. He is also one half of The Futurenauts.