Zalman, Amy

Founder and CEO, Prescient

Zalman, Amy

Founder and CEO, Prescient

Biography

Amy Zalman is the founder and CEO of Prescient, a Washington DC-based strategic foresight firm that provides Strategic Foresight consulting to Fortune 500 firms, growing businesses and trade organizations, and a part-time professor of Strategic Foresight at Georgetown University in Washington DC. Amy has over 20 years of working with leaders and organizations to help them accelerate their preparation for future change, and is internationally recognized as a leading futurist.

Amy’s previous roles included Chief Executive Officer and President of the World Future Society, the world’s first and largest membership organization for futurists, and the Chair of Information Integration at the US National Defense University. She continues to work with military and intelligence communities on issues related to the long-term future environment.

She is a frequent keynote speaker and regularly publishes on issues related to the intersections of emerging technologies and their impacts on societies, governance and power. She earned her doctorate is from the Department of Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies at New York University,