Parag Khanna

Managing partner

Hybrid Reality

Parag Khanna is a leading global strategist, world traveller and best-selling author. He is managing partner of Hybrid Reality, senior fellow at the New America Foundation, visiting fellow at LSE IDEAS, senior fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations, senior fellow at the Singapore Institute of International Affairs and adjunct professor in the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore.

He is co-author of Hybrid Reality: Thriving in the Emerging Human-Technology Civilization (2012) and author of The Second World: Empires and Influence in the New Global Order (2008) and How to Run the World: Charting a Course to the Next Renaissance (2011). In 2008, Mr Khanna was named one of Esquire magazine’s 75 Most Influential People of the 21st Century and featured in WIRED magazine’s Smart List. He is regularly featured in media around the world such as the New York Times, TIME, Financial Times and Wall Street Journal, and he appears regularly on CNN, BBC, Al Jazeera, PBS and NPR.

Mr Khanna holds a PhD from the London School of Economics, and bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He has travelled to more than 100 countries and is a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum and a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.

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