Famous Speaker Jason Silva

Jason Silva

Futurist, Host of National Geographic's "Brain Games"

Wildly popular television host, visionary documentary filmmaker, and self-described performance philosopher... Futurist speaker Jason Silva galvanizes audiences in any medium. His Emmy-winning presence translates perfectly to live venues, where Silva’s thought-provoking addresses fuse psychology, futurism, and science. Events devoted to celebrating the future of human potential find their perfect keynote speaker in Jason Silva.

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    Jason Silva biography

    Futurist speaker Jason Silva is part Timothy Leary, part Ray Kurzweil, and part Neo from The Matrix. As a speaker, Jason Silva is like a full-time, walking, talking TED talk. Audiences across the globe have thrilled to his memorably eye-opening keynote addresses.

    Perhaps best known for hosting the National Geographic series Brain Games and Origins, Silva describes himself as a wonderjunkie and an epiphany addict. His ambitious films and writings explore the intersection of technology, creativity, and metaphysics, casting new light on the human condition.

    Silva’s web series Shots of Awe explores personal expression, innovation, futurism, and existentialism in a sort of Connections for the YouTube generation. These movie trailers for ideas, as The Atlantic described them, have earned more than 9 million viewers worldwide. Fans of the series include Ron Howard, Richard Branson, Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, and NASA (whose account has retweeted episodes). Earlier, Silva created Future of Us for AOL, which focused on how exponential technology is shaping humanity’s future.

    Away from the camera, Silva is a celebrated public speaker who has presented at TEDGlobal and Google’s Zeitgeist Conference. His keynote addresses have highlighted events by Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, Adobe, Intel, Electronic Arts, Dolby, and other leading companies.

    Born and raised in Venezuela, Silva earned his degree in philosophy and film from the University of Miami. Soon after, Emmy-winning independent network Current TV hired him as a presenter. There, he produced more than 100 hours of original content. Afterwards, he went on to host Brain Games, and to produce his own independent documentaries.

    Jason Silva Speaking Videos

    Jason Silva on Overcoming Anxiety and Finding Flow
    Jason Silva - What Is The Future of Us?

    Jason Silva Keynote Topics

    Technology is upending the world. Acceleration is the new normal... disruption has gone mainstream. There is a sense of vertigo and disorientation. Jobs may become obsolete. Artificial intelligence is superseding human capacities. Biology is becoming a programmable medium. Anxiety is running high. Mental health is in turmoil. These are mind-blowing transformations — and humans don’t like change. How to respond? How do we leverage these exponentially emerging technologies to impact the world in a positive way? Furthermore — what is the mindset, the creativity, and the consciousness required to thrive in the 21st century? Positive psychologists tell us “the cave we fear holds the treasure we seek”. It turns out, moving past our comfort zones is cognitively beneficial. Blowing our minds boosts cognitive flexibility. We become more resilient. More creative. More adaptable. Join Jason Silva on a mind-blowing journey into the future of technology, of imagination, and humanity.

    Exponential technologies are changing the world in ways we can barely imagine. Disruption and change is the new normal. Artificial intelligence, biotechnology and genetics, and nanotechnology are the three overlapping revolutions promising to transform business, society and humanity. Jason's speeches reveal the potential breakthroughs and game changing opportunities behind exponential change.

    Recent studies from universities have found that experiences of AWE can be utterly transformative, boosting creativity, compassion and wellbeing, along with physiological anti-inflammatory effects. This means that ecstatic inspiration has real cognitive benefits for our lives.
    As a self professed WONDERJUNKIE, Jason's keynotes delve into the science of AWE, the mind stretching properties of inspiration and how these experiences can improve our productivity, creativity and wellbeing.

    "Once a mind is stretched by a new idea it never returns to its original position" - we've read the bumper sticker- but why is it so hard to implement? What we want is on the other side of fear, yet we recoil.
    Jason looks at how flow states can lead increased risk taking and boost innovative thinking and creativity....

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