$450.00 per hour
Location: Alexandria, VA
Availability: Monday-Friday, 9-5
Washington-based Banning Garrett is faculty at Singularity University, Senior Fellow with the Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils, Senior Fellow with Global Urban Development, co-founder of nano RFID company nR LLC, and adviser to several technology startups. Garrett has more than four decades of experience as a strategic thinker, writer, consultant, speaker, program director, and entrepreneur. He has made keynote presentations in Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe as well as the United States on accelerating technological change, long-term global trends, and geopolitics.
Garrett was founding director of the Atlantic Council’s Strategic Foresight Initiative and established and led the Council’s cooperation with the U.S. National Intelligence Council (NIC) in production of its unclassified, quadrennial long-term global trends assessments, including Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds. He was director of the Council’s Asia Program and directed the Council’s US-China joint assessment of long-term global trends project and co-authored the project's 2013 report, China-US Cooperation: Key to Global Future. Garrett has been published in more than two dozen journals and media outlets. He received his BA from Stanford and his PhD in Politics from Brandeis.
Garrett was Director of the Asia Society’s Initiative for US-China Cooperation on Energy and Climate (2008) and co-author of the Initiative’s 2009 report, Common Challenge, Collaborative Response: A Roadmap for U.S.-China Cooperation on Energy and Climate Change. Garrett was a consultant for twenty-two years to the US Department of Defense and other US government agencies carrying on a strategic dialogue with China. Garrett has made sixty trips to China since 1981 for consultations with Chinese officials and analysts as well as numerous similar visits to Russia, Taiwan, Japan, and South Korea. He has also traveled with the National Intelligence Council on more than a dozen trips to most of the G-20 countries for global trends consultations.