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Few look at the future from a systems perspective. My talks help leaders shift their thinking and approach to problem-solving by introducing new ways of exploring how we live, work, and prepare for the future.

This is Ja-Nae Duane, an author

For over 20 years, behavioral scientist Ja-Naé Duane dedicated herself to one mission: Make life better for one billion people. This award-winning innovator and expert on global systems focuses on helping corporations, governments, and universities understand and develop systems of the future using emerging technology such as VR/AR, AI, and blockchain. Ja-Nae guides companies forward, helping them get out of their own way to create exponential innovation and future forecasting. She has had the pleasure of working with companies such as PWC, Samsonite, Constant Contact, Natixis, John Hancock, AIG, Deloitte.  A top-rated speaker within the Singularity University community and the author of the bestseller, “The Startup Equation,” Ja-Naé at helping both startups and multinational firms identify new business models and pathways for global scale.

Over the years, her work has caught the attention of The Associated Press, NPR, The Boston Globe, and BusinessWeek. Dr. Duane holds degrees from Brown University, I.E. Business School, Northeastern University, Carnegie University, Bentley University, and Boston University. Ja-Naé is a member of the Loomis Council at the Stimson Center, and holds an appointment at Brown University and collaborates with National Institute of Health and MIT’s Center for Information Systems Research.