Lars Thomsen - How a Futurist Looks at Blockchain Technology

August 16, 2018

Lars Thomsen speaks about how crypto and blockchain technology entered his work as a futurist, why it takes a long time to understand what new technologies can do, how futurists work, why blockchains will be at the core of everything, why most companies might miss the opportunity, use cases for cryptocurrencies, the future of work, techniques to imagine possible futures, future-proof skills, and much more.

Lars is a leading futurist and founder of Future Matters. He has been working with over 800 companies on strategies and business models for the future. His main focus areas are the future of energy, the future of work, and mobility. Lars is also a frequent keynote speaker and a member of several think tanks and the World Future Society in Washington D.C.

Lars Thomsen: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lars-thomsen-251260/ 

Future Matters: http://www.future-matters.com 

Previous interview with Lars for my documentary film "The Blockchain and Us" (2017): https://blockchain-documentary.com/lars-thomsen-future-matters/ 

Previous interview with Lars for my interview series "Digital Transformation" (2017): https://digitaltransformation-film.com/lars-thomsen/ 

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