Founding Members

Michael-Shaun Conaway

Generative Futurist & Storyteller

As a groundbreaking pioneer in Generative Futurism over the past twenty years Michael Shaun is the founder of Boldly NOW, an award winning film director, frequent speaker and renowned iconoclast.

Alex Melnyk

Film Producer & Storyteller

Alex has been a leader in conscious filmmaking for twenty years. She is a champion of ideas and stories that can up-level our world and have us awaken to joy.

Pablo Jenkins

Generative Futurist and Investor

Pioneer in new investment models for regenerative projects in emerging markets. Actively engaged in key global forums on innovation and purpose driven co-creation.

Doug Fisher

Generative Futurist

For over 25 years Doug has partnered with and developed leaders worldwide in realizing new futures for their organizations and fulfilling what’s most important.

Adriana Ruiz

Innovation Visionary

Adriana is a pioneer in developing innovation lab designs that give rise to trustworthy systems based upon archetypes.


Jennifer Longnion

Generative Futurist, Organization Developer

Jennifer is an expert in building and scaling high performance teams. Looking out to a 100 year future, she clearly sees how organizations and team will have to evolve.

Tom Chi

Science Advisor

Tom Chi is the lab director for planet Earth and the Chief Science Advisor to the GFI.

Daniel Schmachtenberger

Bold Philosopher

Daniel is a person who spends a lot of time examining global catastrophic risks. He explores possible systems upgrades in light of the risks.

Alison Tate

Bold Economist

Director of Economic and Social Policy, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC),
representing 207 million workers in 165 countries.

Heidi Roddenberry

Postitive Futurist

At the helm of the Roddenberry Foundation, Heidi draws inspiration from Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry in advancing big, bold ideas that can change the world.

Maryn Soref

Film Producer & Storyteller

NextGen leader and Visioneer of a thriving future of economic freedom and prosperity for all, investing in regenerative initiatives that benefit people, planet and profit.