Jamie Susskind Keynote Speaker
- Former Fellow of Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center
- Author of Future Politics: Living Together in a World Transformed by Tech
- Expert on future of power, freedom, justice, and democracy
Jamie Susskind's Biography
Jamie Susskind is an author, speaker, and practising barrister. A past Fellow of Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, he studied history and politics at Magdalen College, Oxford.
He is the author of Future Politics: Living Together in a World Transformed by Tech (Oxford University Press, 2018), an Evening Standard Book of the Year, a Prospect Book of the Year, and a Guardian Book of the Day. The Guardian called Future Politics “a formidable achievement”. The Observer called it “crucial reading…superb and necessary”.
Jamie speaks globally about technology (from AI to Blockchain, Robotics, and Virtual Reality) and about the future of power, freedom, justice, and democracy. His writings have been published in the New York Times, Wired, Fast Company, and elsewhere.
Jamie is one of the most accomplished speakers of his generation. Recent and forthcoming engagements include events at Microsoft, Google, Harvard, Stanford, the British Academy, the Royal Society of Arts, the Financial Times Weekend Festival, The Times Cheltenham Book Festival, Seattle Town Hall, and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library.