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Michael Rogers The Practical Futurist
Michael Rogers is a best-selling author, technology pioneer and futurist, who most recently served as futurist-in-residence for The New York Times. His most recent book is Email from the Future: Notes from 2084.
Michael is a dynamic speaker who addresses audiences worldwide and is a regular guest on radio and television. He has worked with companies ranging from FedEx, Boeing and NBC Universal to Microsoft, Pfizer and Siemens, focusing on how companies can think about the future in useful ways.
Michael began his career as a writer for Rolling Stone magazine. He co-founded Outside magazine and then launched Newsweek’s technology column, winning numerous journalism awards including the National Press Club award for his coverage of September 11. For ten years he was vice president of The Washington Post Company's new media division, leading both the newspaper and Newsweek in the digital world and earning patents for multimedia technology.
Michael is also a best-selling novelist whose books have been published worldwide, chosen for the Book-of-the-Month club and optioned for film. He studied physics and creative writing at Stanford University, with additional studies in finance and management at the Stanford Business School Executive Program. He lives in New York City and is currently working on book and television projects.