March 24, 2020Ontario Convention Center
Journalist, Urbanist, Speaker and Consultant.

Greg Lindsay is a journalist, urbanist, speaker and consultant. He is a contributing writer for Fast Company and an author of the international bestseller Aerotropolis: The Way We’ll Live Next.

His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, The Financial Times, McKinsey Quarterly, World Policy Journal, Next American City, Time, Wired, New York, Slate, Travel + Leisure, Condé Nast Traveler, and Departures. He was previously a contributing writer for Fortune and an editor-at-large for Advertising Age.

He is a visiting scholar at New York University’s Rudin Center for Transportation Policy & Management studying mobility and connectivity. Greg is also a fellow of the Hybrid Reality Institute, and an affiliate of the New England Complex Systems Institute (NECSI). He’s been cited as an expert on the future of travel, technology and urbanism by The New York Times, USA Today, Salon, Congressional Quarterly, CNN, the BBC and NPR, and has advised Intel, Audi, FedEx, Teague, André Balazs Properties, and clients of Wolff Olins and Fathom + Hatch.

Greg speaks frequently about globalization, innovation, and the future of cities, most recently at the Institute for the Future, Intel Labs, the Museum of Modern Art, the World Policy Institute, the Asia Society, and Columbia University. His work with Studio Gang Architects on the future of suburbia was on display at MoMA from February through August 2012. He is currently working with UCLA’s cityLAB to re-imagine the economy and urbanism of the Ecuadorean Amazon.

He graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in journalism. Greg is a two-time Jeopardy! champion (and the only human to go undefeated against IBM’s Watson).