jeremy rifkin

jeremy rifkin

Jeremy Rifkin - Global Technologist and Futurist

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http://www.bigspeak.com/jeremy-rifkin.html Jeremy Rifkin is one of the world's foremost authorities on the impact of scientific and technological changes on the economy, society and environment. Jeremy Rifkin is also president of a foundation that examines these economic, environmental, social and cultural impacts of new technologies introduced into the global economy and is the author of seventeen bestselling books on the subject. Jeremy Rifkin's books have been translated into more than thirty languages and are used in hundreds of universities, corporations and government agencies around the world. His works include: The Hydrogen Economy, The European Dream, The End of Work, The Age of Access, and The Biotech Century. Jeremy Rifkin's Sustainable Development Team advises governments and global corporations on the latest in cutting-edge technologies and best practices designed to address the twin challenges of climate change and energy security. Jeremy Rifkin advised the government of France during its presidency of the European Union and served as an adviser to Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, Prime Minister Jose Socrates of Portugal, and Prime Minister Janez Janša of Slovenia, during their respective European Council Presidencies, on issues related to the economy, climate change, and energy security. Jeremy Rifkin has been influential in shaping public policy in the United States as well. He has testified before numerous congressional committees and has had consistent success to ensure responsible government policies on a variety of environmental, scientific and technology related issues. Jeremy Rifkin has been a frequent guest on numerous television programs, including Face the Nation, The Lehrer News Hour, 20/20, Larry King Live, Today, and Good Morning America. The National Journal named Jeremy Rifkin as one of 150 people in the U.S. that have the most influence in shaping federal government policy. Jeremy Rifkin holds a degree in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a degree in International Affairs from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. Mr. Rifkin speaks frequently before government, business, labor and civic forums. He has lectured at hundreds of the world's leading corporations as well as more than 200 universities in some 30 countries in the past 30 years. To hire this speaker to speak at your next event, contact BigSpeak Speakers Bureau (805) 965-1400 http://youtu.be/fhfD3jgMdKE