Futurist, Founder and CEO
Matthew Griffin, described as “The Adviser behind the Advisers” and a “Young Kurzweil,” is a world class futurist and the founder and CEO of the 311 Institute, a global Futures and Deep Futures consultancy working between the dates of 2020 to 2070, and the World Futures Forum and XPotential University, two philanthropic organisations whose mission it is to reduce global inequality, in all its forms, and ensure the benefits of the future are accessible to everyone irrespective of their abilities or background. He is also the author of “Codex of the Future” series.
Regularly featured in the global media, including AP, BBC, Bloomberg, CNBC, Discovery, Viacom, and WIRED, Matthew’s ability to identify, track, and explain the impacts of hundreds of revolutionary emerging technologies on global culture, industry and society, is unparalleled. Recognised for the past six years as one of the world’s foremost futurists, innovation and strategy experts Matthew is an international speaker who helps governments, investors, multi-nationals and regulators around the world envision, build and lead an inclusive, sustainable future.
A rare talent Matthew’s recent work includes mentoring Lunar XPrize teams, re-envisioning global education and training with the G20, and helping the world’s largest organisations envision and ideate the future of their products and services, industries, and countries.
Matthew's clients include G7 and G20 governments, Accenture, Aon, BCG, Centrica, Credit Suisse, Dentons, Deloitte, GEMS, Huawei, Lego, Microsoft, Qualcomm, RWE, SAP, Samsung, T-Mobile, and many more.