About Nancy

Nancy Giordano is a strategic futurist with a drive to help enterprise organizations and visionary leaders transform to meet the escalating expectations ahead. Described as endlessly optimistic, she is recognized as one of the world’s top female futurists. Executives value Nancy’s unique abilities to sense and synthesize the terrain ahead and guide those ready to build more relevant and sustainable solutions. Nancy has a rich history of advising and learning with some of the top companies in the world, including Nestle, Brinker International, The Coca Cola Company, Sprint and Acumen. Nancy is the founder of her own strategic inspiration company, Play Big Inc.

In 2015 she took a leap to help shape a company of the future: artificial intelligence start-up, Lucid. She then went on to build a leadership summit designed to encourage c-suite execs to explore seven of the most disruptive emergent technologies for business.

A 10-year TEDx curator, Nancy is a Singularity University guest lecturer, a frequent panellist at South by Southwest. She is the creator of the first “Career Fair For The Future” event for college and high school students. Nancy also remains an active strategist. For the past two years, she has been on the board of retail trade association GMDC, on the advisory council of both Retail Tomorrow and Future Frontier. She co-designed and produced a “fintech” conference to strengthen community banking, and is helped champion two brands: Holochain + Holo hosting. In addition, Nancy just joined Austin artificial services company, Kungfu AI, to help visionary enterprise leaders learn, harness and sharpen their business prowess via custom-designed AI applications.

A techno-optimist, Nancy is committed to advancing societal structures and new mindsets necessary to effectively harness the significant technology innovations heading our way… and ensure a safe and thriving future for us all.

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