Parag Khanna is a leading global strategy advisor and best-selling author. He is the founder & managing partner of strategic advisory firm FutureMap. His latest book is titled The Future is Asian: Commerce, Conflict & Culture in the 21st Century. Khanna has also authored The Second World: Empires and Influence in the New Global OrderHow to Run the World: Charting a Course to the Next Renaissance, and Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization. Some of his other works include Technocracy in America: Rise of the Info-State and Hybrid Reality: Thriving in the Emerging Human-Technology Civilization. He was named one of Esquire’s “75 Most Influential People of the 21st Century,” and was featured in WIRED magazine’s “Smart List.” He holds a Ph.D. from the London School of Economics, and bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Georgetown University. He is a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum.