Biography: Amy Zalman is a global security futurist, author, speaker and professor. She founded the Strategic Narrative Institute in 2017 to help people anticipate the impacts of critical global trends to plan more effectively and capitalize on changing conditions. Services include strategy workshops, executive education, keynotes and foresight capacity building. Clients include Fortune 500 companies, growing businesses, civilian and military government agencies, and industry associations and non-profits. She is also a part time professor of Strategic Foresight in the Department of Culture, Communications & Technology at Georgetown University in Washington DC. She is the former Chief Executive Officer and President of the World Future Society and the former Chair of Information Integration at the National War College in Washington DC. Amy is a frequent keynote speaker and has addressed senior corporate and policy audiences on five continents, and regularly publishes on issues related to the intersections of emerging technologies and their impacts on societies, governance and global power. She is frequently cited in the media, and her appearances and interviews include Atlantic magazine, BBC, CGTN, CNBC, Engineering & Technology magazine, Huffington Post, Voice of America, and elsewhere. Amy holds a Ph.D. in Middle Eastern Studies from New York University, a Masters Degree of Fine Arts from Cornell University, a Bachelors Degree from Columbia University. She is a former Fulbright scholar in Jordan, and a former fellow at the EastWest Institute in New York, and has served on the faculties of New York University, Cornell University, and the New School University.