✨ Grand Jury Member

Harald Neidhardt

CEO & Curator
Futur/io Institute
Harald is passionate about meaning in technology, the future of exponential technologies and its opportunities for society, brands and entrepreneurs – especially in Europe. He believes in a future where ideas, innovation and businesses drive a regenerative economy within the planetary boundaries. Together with a select group of inspiring futurist faculty, leading corporate innovators and creative minds from startups & science, he has launched the Futur/io Institute, a new platform and community for global innovation leaders to help co-create a vision for desirable futures. Futur/io offers executive training, curates bespoke ideation experiences and is the initiator of the European CSO Awards for sustainable leadership. He is an advisor to the UNFCCC Resilient Frontiers initiative and an expert member of the World Economic Forum workgroup on digital platforms & ecosystems projects. Harald is a Singularity University alumnus and is a keynote speaker on sustainable innovation at many international conferences, including COP26, TEDx (Hongkong, Hamburg, Marrakesh), SXSW, SingularityU Summit (NL/USA/DE), Wired, Next, MWC/4YFN and is a speaker at corporate executive events. He published 4 books, most recently “Moonshots for Europe” and “Before this Decade is Out”.