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David W. Wood

Chair, London Futurists

David W. Wood, D.Sc., was one of the pioneers of the smartphone industry. He is now a futurist consultant, speaker and writer. David spent 25 years designing, implementing, and trailblazing the use of smart mobile devices, including ten years with pioneering PDA manufacturer Psion PLC, and ten more with smartphone operating system specialist Symbian Ltd, which he co-founded in 1998. From 2010 to 2013, David was CTO of Accenture Mobility. As Chair of London Futurists, David Wood has organised over 200 public meetings since 2008 on futurist and technoprogressive topics. Membership of London Futurists now exceeds 8,000.

As Principal of the independent futurist consultancy Delta Wisdom, David helps clients around the world to anticipate the dramatic impact of rapidly changing technology on human individuals and communities. David’s most recent book is RAFT 2035. His previous books include Smartphones and Beyond, The Abolition of Aging, Sustainable Superabundance, and Transcending Politics.

David has a first class mathematics degree from Cambridge and undertook doctoral research in the Philosophy of Science. He has an honorary Doctorate in Science from Westminster University. He is sits on the Board of the IEET (Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies). He blogs at dw2blog.com and tweets as @dw2.


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