Forecasting, Futurism and Common Sense: Salim Ismail’s Influences
In his interview on yesterday's episode of Smashing the Plateau, technological visionary Salim Ismail spoke about how fast-moving tech is changing how entrepreneurship works, and how our legal, educational, and other structural social systems need to adapt quickly to accommodate this accelerating rate of change. Here, this visionary speaker and writer looks back, providing a list of the people who have influenced his thinking and how he approaches business.
Diamandis is the founder and chairman of the X Prize Foundation (www.xprize.org), and is an engineer, physician, and entrepreneur. Ismail writes that he is characterized by "thinking big and supercredibility."