Katapult
Future Fest

May 14—16
Oslo, 2018

Alan Aspuru

Exponential Technologies

Alan Aspuru Guzik

Alan is a professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard. He works in fields that can disrupt chemistry and materials such as quantum computing, artificial intelligence and robotics.

Alan leads an interdisciplinary research group at Harvard University working on problems at the interface of chemistry, physics and computer science. He is interested in how machine learning and quantum chemistry can help design new renewable energy materials and the automatization of chemical processes. He has designed new materials for light emitting devices and batteries. He is a pioneer on the development of algorithms for simulating molecules using quantum computers.

Alan was featured by MIT Technology Review’s list of Top Innovators Under 35 for simulating chemistry with quantum computers in 2010.

Seth Bennon

Impact Investing

Seth Bannon

Social entrepreneur turned deep tech investor for impact. Founding Partner of Fifty Years.

Beena Ammanath

Exponential Technologies

Beena Ammanath

AI Thought Leader. Tech Innovator. Passionate about increasing diversity in tech.

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Future Society

Alysha Naples

Alysha believes that we must design experiences that support people and help them achieve their dreams — in whichever reality they choose.

Amber Fowler

Impact Investing

Amber Fowler

Amber served as general partner and COO for EchoVC, a $26M Sub-Saharan Africa venture capital fund focused on investing in early stage technology companies.

Kyle Nel 3X2

Future Society

Kyle Nel

CEO and co-founder at Uncommon Partners, founder at Lowes Labs, faculty Singularity University

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Exponential Technologies

Navroop Sahdev

Research Associate, Centre for Blockchain Technologies, University College London

Alan Aspuru

Exponential Technologies

Alan Aspuru Guzik

Alan is a professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard. He works in fields that can disrupt chemistry and materials such as quantum computing, artificial intelligence and robotics.

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Exponential Technologies

Nichol Bradford

Nichol Bradford works at the cross-section of human potential and tech as the CEO of the Willow Group and Executive Director of the Transformative Technology Lab.

Jake Metcalf

Future Society

Jake Metcalf

Tech/data/AI ethicist and consultant, helping to solve knotty problems. 

Cathrine Berman

Future Society

Catherine Berman

Determined to create the world we want to live in.

Emanuel Noah

Future Society

Emmanuel Buetey Noah Jr.

Emmanuel, CEO & Founder of BenBen- A Ghanaian, techpreneur. leading the charge towards building a risk-free, secured and trusted African land market ecosystem.

Muriel Clauson

Future Society

Muriel Clauson

Muriel is a researcher and entrepreneur leveraging technological change to unlock human potential and a better future of work.

Manan Mehta

Impact Investing

Manan Mehta

People drive me. Providing the necessary inspiration for aspiring entrepreneurs.

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Future Society

Joshua Fost

Joshua has been a computational neuroscientist, a CTO, a philosopher, and an academic dean. He is fascinated by complexity in the natural world.

Christian Jantzen

Impact Investing

Christian Jantzen

Christian is one of few millennial's investing in the Nordics. He's the founding partner of Futuristic.vc, a micro-fund based in Copenhagen.

Ali Shah Ali Shah

Exponential Technologies

Ali Shah

Public service powers change. Believer in the power of AI for social good. Footy fanatic. Loves a good flat white!

Cristina Gallegos

Future Society

Cristina Gallegos

I am a strategist and exponential thinker. I help people extract clarity out of their chaos, grow their business, and solve big, global and local problems.

Rik Willard

Exponential Technologies

Rik Willard

A leader in the global blockchain movement, concerned with the creation of new value paradigms.

Ben Roome

Exponential Technologies

Ben Roome

AI Ethicist and #Edtech entrepreneur helping humans achieve an inspired and flourishing future.

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Durreen Shahnaz

Defiant optimist to make finance work for the 99%, social entrepreneur & founder of IIX - global leader in impact investing #impinv #socent