Storyteller, Futurist, Keynote Speaker
Known for hosting National Geographic's BrainGames and his YouTube series, Shots of Awe, with over 100 million views, Jason Silva has been featured on...
Jason Silva is an Emmy-nominated and world renown TV personality, storyteller, filmmaker, and sought-after keynote speaker and futurist.
Jason is known for hosting 5 seasons of the Emmy-nominated, global hit TV series Brain Games, on the National Geographic Channel, broadcasted in over 171 countries.
His inspirational videos, Shots of Awe, have received over 100 million views across social platforms. The videos explore topics such as futurism, technology, creativity, the science of awe, disruptive innovation, relationships and mental health.
Most recently Jason hosted the global miniseries ORIGINS: The Journey Of Humankind, on the National Geographic Channel, seen in 171 countries.
A global keynote speaker, Jason has given talks at events for Microsoft, Intel, Cisco, Oracle, Adobe, Electronic Arts, Cannes Lions, Tribeca Film Festival, National Geographic, Discovery Channel, 20th Century Fox, Cosmopolitan, PHD Worldwide, Google Zeitgeist, TED Global, The Economist, and more.
“A Timothy Leary of the Viral Video Age” was how The Atlantic described Silva, “part Timothy Leary, part Ray Kurzweil, and part Neo from ‘The Matrix.’
FUTURISM & DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION
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.
INNOVATION & FLOW
"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....