Zoltan Istvan

Zoltan Istvan

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Zoltan Istvan

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Zoltan Istavan is widely recognized for spearheading the modern-day transhumanist movement, which advocates for using radical science to improve and evolve the human being. He started as a journalist at National Geographic Channel but later, moved to become a successful real estate developer during the boom years and still owns many properties including vineyard entities in Argentina and Napa Valley. Zoltan is also a Country Communications Director at a major wildlife non-profit, Wild Aid. In his 30s, he began writing a science fiction novel ‘The Transhumanist Wager’, which became ...Read More

Zoltan Istavan is widely recognized for spearheading the modern-day transhumanist movement, which advocates for using radical science to improve and evolve the human being. He started as a journalist at National Geographic Channel but later, moved to become a successful real estate developer during the boom years and still owns many properties including vineyard entities in Argentina and Napa Valley. Zoltan is also a Country Communications Director at a major wildlife non-profit, Wild Aid. In his 30s, he began writing a science fiction novel ‘The Transhumanist Wager’, which became the Top 5 Amazon bestseller book and won many other prestigious awards. His public work has received hundreds of millions of views, much of it through his political and science activism. Zoltan has been a 2016 presidential candidate for the Transhumanist Party and toured the country in the Immortality Bus, which he used to deliver the original Transhumanist Bill of Rights to the US Capitol. He was also a party endorsed 2018 libertarian California Governor candidate. Zoltan has spoken at the World Bank, the World Economic Forum, Microsoft, Harvard and was the opening keynote at the Financial Times Camp Alphaville. He is a graduate of Columbia University and lives in San Francisco with his physician wife and two young daughters.

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  • Organisation:

    ZI Ventures
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    President
  • Industry:

    Other
  • Function:

    Executive
  • Location:

    United States
  • Delivery Type:

    Panel Discussion
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