Timothy C. Mack
In June of 2004, Tim Mack assumed the Presidency of the World Future Society, which is the largest membership organization in the futures field. Mr. Mack has been a member of the New York and District of Columbia bars since the 1970s and has served as General Counsel for a number of for profit and non-profit organizations. After holding research positions at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and at the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, Tim Mack joined the Budget Policy Task Force at the U.S. General Accounting Office, which serves as the analytical arm of the US Congress. He subsequently spent five years as a Vice President at WPP Ltd. (one of the largest management consulting and market communications companies in the world) and served on the Board of the MIT Enterprise Forum, a non-profit group assisting innovative companies. He's also assisted the Institute for Global Chinese Affairs (ranked Number One globally by the Foreign Experts Bureau in Beijing).
Patrick Tucker is the editor-at-large for THE FUTURIST magazine, technology editor for the site DefenseOne, and author of the book The Naked Future: What Happens in a World That Anticipates Your Every Move? (Current, Penguin, 2014). He has written prodigiously on the topics of AI and AGI, information technology, cybernetics, nanotechnology, genetics and genetic ethics, invention, climate change and climate change mitigation, demography, and neuroscience and his writing has appeared in various publications and on many sites, including the Sun, Slate, MIT Technology Review, The Wilson Quarterly, Encyclopedia Britannica online, and the Utne Reader,. He's also served as a consultant for the BBC and the Discovery Channel on special projects and broadcasts related to the future.
As a science journalist and editor, he's interviewed such technologists, policy experts, and visionaries as MIT roboticist Rodney Brooks, Google research director Peter Norvig, military strategist Edward N. Luttwak, former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Rep. Dennis Kucinich, former CIA director Robert James Woolsey, tech guru Tim O'Reilly, environmentalist Lester Brown, flying-car-creator Paul Moller, and inventor Ray Kurzweil on various topics related to technology and innovation.
He has been quoted as a futurist in The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, The Globe and Mail, The Christian Science Monitor, Elle Canada, Wired.com, Smart Money.com, Voice of America, and has been a guest on such networks and programs as WTOP in Washington, the Dave Rutherford Show (770 CHQR Canada) The World Today and the Christy Clark show (980 CKNW Canada), the Joan Hamburg (710 WOR New York), Russia Today, CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood, and Science Fantastic with Michio Kaku.
He's spoken to audiences around the world.