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Heather Vescent

The Purple Tornado

Heather Schlegel is a professional social scientist helping you understand the future. Her research focuses on positive visions of the future and solving humanity’s grand challenges.

She is the creative director of The Future of Money series, producer and creator of 3 short future films, including “Fly Me to the Moon;” which was nominated for Most Important Futures Award by the Association of Professional Futurists. Schlegel started in Silicon Valley in 1996 and helped build and launch over 50 Internet products at more than 30 startups.

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Events featuring Heather Vescent
Events featuring Heather Vescent