Federico "Fede" Pistono is a futurist, social entrepreneur, hacktivist, public speaker, founder and CEO of konoz, a global community dedicated to giving equal access to high-quality, free educational videos in many languages. He's author of the best-selling book "Robots Will Steal Your Job, But That's OK: How to Survive the Economic Collapse and Be Happy", published in Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese, and Korean.

He lectures regularly at Universities and Fortune 500 companies about the future of humanity. You can hire him to speak follow him on facebook, twitter, google+, and join his free courses on konoz.

His work received the attention of influential thinkers, think tanks, research institutes and the media, among which The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, the BBC, The Financial Times, Vice Magazine, CNBC, Forbes, Singularity University, The Institute for the Future, The University of Oslo, the Italian Chamber of Deputies, Google EU Public Policy, the European Commission, The Nobel Peace Prize, XPRIZE Chairman Peter Diamandis, Google co-founder Larry Page, and multi-billionaire Johann Rupert.

Federico holds a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Verona, and he's a full-scholarship graduate of both the United World College Baccalaureate and Singularity University Graduate Study Program, NASA Ames Research Park. In 2009 he was winner of the International Journalism Competition on Climate Change for the COP15, European Journalism Centre; in 2012 he awarded the Young Italian Knights Award for outstanding achievements and Social Impact, and in 2014 he received a $40,000 prize for innovation by the Chilean Government.

Books by Federico Pistono

Robots Will Steal Your Job, But That's OK: How to Survive the Economic Collapse and Be Happy - book cover A Tale of Two Futures Cover


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