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Federico Pistono    

Author, "Robots Will Steal Your Job, But That's OK", researcher, futurist.

Federico Pistono is social entrepreneur, scientific educator, activist, and public speaker. He's author of the international success "Robots Will Steal Your Job, But That's OK: How to Survive the Economic Collapse and be Happy" and is founder and CEO of konoz. He holds a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Verona, and in 2012 he graduated from Singularity University, NASA Ames Research Park.

His work has also been cited and utilized by major economic institutions, universities, and think tanks, such as the The Economist Intelligence Unit, the Italian Government, Google EU Public Policy and the European Commission.

Speech Topics

Future of Work

"Federico is fearless, with mind boggling and never heard of solutions to existing and more futuristic problems. As a frequent presenter and speaker at several fora, he relentlessly promotes ideas of unparalleled imagination and forceful expression." — Kashif Hasnie, Senior Advisor U.S. Department of State, Senior Consultant The World Bank

"An inspiring expert who provided great food for thought as the attendees worked to create prize concepts." — Jordan Brown, XPRIZE Visioneering Senior Director

"Federico is unique in his ability to draw together futuristic thinking with a breadth of topics. He is an excellent speaker and does so with passion and strong technical grounding." — Nicholas Haan, Director of Global Grand Challenges, Singularity University

"We’ve heard great response – people liked his presentation best among all others." — Volkert Deen, Chief Editor Computerworld.nl and CIO.nl at IDG Netherlands

"Federico in one of the most visionary, entrepreneurial and pragmatic people I have ever met. He thinks big, acts swiftly, connects dots & people through a wonderful mesh of passion, discipline and rationality." —Eric Ezechieli, Nativa Co-founder and Co-director

Basic Income

Exponential Technologies

Future of Education

Disruptive Innovation

Artificial Intelligence


Machine Ethics

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