Dr Ian Pearson has been a full time futurologist for 27 years, tracking and predicting developments across a wide range of technology, business, society, politics, and the environment. He is a Maths and Physics graduate, and a Doctor of Science.
His 1850+ inventions include text messaging and the active contact lens, more recently a number of inventions in transport technology, including driverless transport and space travel. He writes, lectures, and consults globally on all aspects of the technology-driven future. He has written eight books and made well over 750 TV and radio appearances. He is a Chartered Fellow of the British Computer Society and a Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science and the World Innovation Foundation.