Michael-Shaun Conaway

Generative Futurist & Storyteller


Michael Shaun is the founder of the Boldly Now and the Generative Futures Initiative. His personal mission is to empower and accelerate redesign of our failing systems to create an anti-fragile, anti-rival world, one that works for all. Michael Shaun’s work has been focused on the culture shifts we need to generate a benevolent sustainable future. He is a frequent speaker on generative Futurism and transgenerationalism.

He is also an award winning film director and CEO of Storyworks Films. His most recent film WeRiseUP is a documentary about who we need to be to have a thriving future. Michael Shaun has spent the past twenty years exploring how Generative Futurism and storytelling can shape the future. Michael Shaun is the founder of the GFI, Bold.ly Now – a movement to build a thriving future now. He is also a producer and director of The Futurists – a ten part documentary series, generating a vivid vision of a 100 year future for humanity and our planet home.