Jason Silva: Ecstatic Futurist and Techno-Philosopher

Jason Silva is a Futurist, filmmaker and techno-philosopher, Jason Silva has been described as “a digital DJ, a re-vitalizer and remixer of optimism, and above all a curator: of ideas, of inspiration, and of awe…”

From 2005 to 2011, Venezuela-born Silva was a presenter on Current TV, the Emmy-winning cable network started by Al Gore. In 2011 Jason became a fellow at the Hybrid Realities Institute and launched a series of short-form videos exploring our ‘Human/Technology Co-Evolution’, the last of which was described as “Stunning” by TED curator Chris Anderson. Silva’s work has been featured in The Huffington Post, BigThink, Vanity Fair, and Forbes. Silva was also featured as part of the GAP Icons campaign. Silva has spoken at Singularity Summit alongside Peter Thiel and Ray Kurzweil, Yale University, and The Paley Center for Media. His work was most recently showcased at The Economist Ideas Festival in NYC. In January, Jason will also be speaking at DLD Digital Life Design in Munich. Silva recently partnered with Oscar nominated producer Peter Martin to create a 3D doc film on the future of technology.