Paul Saffo

Futures Studies & Forecasting Chair


Paul is a forecaster with over two decades experience helping corporate and governmental clients understand and respond to the dynamics of large-scale, long-term change. He is Managing Director of Foresight at Discern Analytics and he teaches at Stanford where he is a Consulting Associate Professor in the Engineering School. A Fellow of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, Paul served on the US National Academies Committee on Forecasting Disruptive Technologies. Paul holds degrees from Harvard College, Cambridge University, and Stanford Law School.