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Federico is unique in his ability to draw together futuristic thinking with a breadth of topics. He is an excellent speaker and does so with passion and strong technical grounding.

—— Nicholas Haan, Director of Global Grand Challenges
Singularity University

Federico is a fearless marketeer with mind boggling and never heard of solutions to existing and more futuristic problems. As a frequent presenter and speaker at several fora, he relentlessly promotes ideas of unparalleled imagination and forceful expression.

— Kashif Hasnie, Senior Advisor U.S. Department of State
Senior Consultant The World Bank

Federico in one of the most visionary, entrepreneurial and pragmatic people I have ever met. He thinks big, acts swiftly, connects dots & people through a wonderful mesh of passion, discipline and rationality.

—Eric Ezechieli, Nativa Co-founder and Co-director

Federico is available for conferences, debates, and discussions. If interested send an email to federicopistono (gmail_dot_com).

2013 Speaking Engagements


Here's the list of events for 2013.

  1. March 10, 2013 - London, Debate with the Socialist Party of Great Britain (video)
  2. March 17, 2013 - Los Angeles ZDAY Global (video)
  3. March 29, 2013 - New York Open table discussion on the future of humanity
  4. May 10-13, 2013 - Rio De Janeiro, Brasil
  5. May 14-16, 2013 - Porto Alegre, Brasil BITS GLOBAL CONFERENCES
  6. May 18, 2013 - São Paulo, Brasil Qualcomm Brazil
  7. May 20, 2013 - São Paulo, Brasil Faculty of Informatics and Management (FIAP) Exponential Innovation, the Future of Work and Education
  8. June 10, 2013 - Rotterdam Man versus Machine - Biology versus Technology
  9. June 11, 2013 - Amsterdam VINT symposium 2013 (video)
  10. July 2, 2013 - Doha, Qatar International Education and Resource Network (iEARN) summit (video)
  11. July 17 - NASA Ames Research Park, Silicon Valley, California Singularity University GSP13
  12. September 19, 2013 - Amersfoort, Netherlands IT Innovation Day
  13. September 27, 2013 - Rome TEDxTransmedia, dangerously ethical
  14. September 27, 2013 - Taiwan Young President Organization Taipei
  15. September 28, 2013 - Taiwan TEDxTaipei, learning beyond
  16. November 8, 2013 - Oslo, Norway Norwegian University of Life Sciences
  17. November 11, 2013 - Oslo, Norway 657 Oslo, Startup Co-Working Space (press)
  18. November 12, 2013 - Oslo, Norway Chateau Neuf, The Norwegian Student Society
  19. November 14, 2013 - Palo Alto, California Institute for the Future, “Exploring the Frontiers of Work”.
  20. November 21, 2013, Global Education Conference 2013 - Esplori — a platform to teach and learn anything, in any language, on video
  21. December 9 , 2013 - Oslo, Norway "Improving the World Via Online Learning – Esplori at the Telenor Youth Summit in Oslo, Norway"

2012 Speaking Engagements

  1. October 13 - Bologna, Italy TEDxBologna 2012: Passion And Creativity (video)
  2. November 03 - Vienna, Austria TEDxVienna 2012: Instanity (video)
  3. November 06 - Rio De Janeiro, Brasil Perestroika, ZeroG: Futurism, Technology and positive impact
  4. November 09 - São Paulo, Brasil Perestroika, ZeroG: Futurism, Technology and positive impact
  5. November 16 - Porto Alegre, Brasil Perestroika, ZeroG: Futurism, Technology and positive impact
  6. November 28 - Cologne, Germany Betahaus