NAME: Jason Luis Silva
BORN: February 6, 1982 (age 35)
KNWON FOR: Film, Philosophy, Future Studies
Jason Luis Silva is a Venezuelan American television personality, filmmaker, and public speaker. His goal is to use technology to excite people about philosophy and science. The Atlantic describes Silva as “A Timothy Leary of the Viral Video Age”. Silva, a former presenter on Current TV, lectures internationally on such topics as creativity, spirituality, technology and humanity, writes and produces short films, and co-hosts National Geographic’s Brain Games.
As an active and prolific speaker, Silva has spoken at Google, The Economist Ideas Festival, the prestigious DLD Digital Life Design Conference in Munich, TEDGlobal, the Singularity Summit, the PSFK Conference, and the Festival of Dangerous Ideas.