The world you know is about to end—will you be prepared for what comes next? A groundbreaking analysis from one of the world’s foremost experts on global trends. According to Mauro F. Guillen, the only way to truly understand the global transformations underway—and their impacts—is to think laterally. That is, using “peripheral vision,” or approaching problems creatively and from unorthodox points of view. 2030 is both a remarkable guide to the coming changes and an exercise in the power of “lateral thinking,” thereby revolutionizing the way you think about cataclysmic change and its consequences.
José Darío Uribe is the Executive President of the Latin American Reserve Fund (FLAR). For 12 years he was the General Manager of the Banco de la República (Central Bank of Colombia), after serving as the central bank’s Technical Manager and Deputy Manager of Economic Research. He has also been Professor of Economics at the Universidad de Los Andes and the Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá, Colombia.
Dean of Cambridge Judge Business School and a fellow of Queens’ College, University of Cambridge. Cambridge Judge has a global reach, leveraging the power of academia for real world impact.Dean Guillén is a best-selling author and prize-winning scholar, he is the receipient of Fulbright and Guggenheim fellowships. His research on globalization, multinational corporations, and digital platforms has earned him awards from the Academy of Management, the American Sociological Association, and the Social Science History Association. He won the Aspen Institute’s Faculty Pioneer Award for the innovative curriculum he designed as Director of the Lauder Institute at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. His book, 2030: How Today’s Biggest Trends Will Collide and Reshape the Future of Everything is an international and Wall Street Journal bestseller. He is an elected member of the Sociological Research Association and the Macro Organizational Behavior Society, and a trustee of the Royal Foundation Princess of Asturias in his native Spain. He remains a keen sportsman and was a member of the University of Oviedo basketball team that won Spain’s National College Championship in 1987.
Mr. Iker Zubizarreta is Chief Financial and Investment Officer at Latin-American Reserves Fund (FLAR) based in Bogotá. In 2005, he joined FLAR as Director of Financial Research. In 1991, Mr. Zubizarreta began his career at the Central Bank of Venezuela’s International Investments Department, where until 2005, he held several positions from Portfolio Manager, and Head of Financial Risk Management, to Deputy Head of International Investments Department, and Technical Coordinator of International Reserves. In 1997 Mr. Zubizarreta obtained an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management, with a track in financial engineering. In 1989 he obtained a BS in Business Administration, Summa Cum Laude, from Barton College, North Carolina.