Federico Pistono

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I turn complexity into clarity.

I have given 60+ lectures in more than 20 countries at the world’s largest stages, including TEDx, the Nobel Peace Prize and Fortune 500 companies such as IBM, Google and Lufthansa.

I have lectured at 6 universities, including the University of São Paulo, Stanford and Bocconi.

“Federico is unique in his ability to draw together futuristic thinking with a breadth of topics. He is an excellent speaker and does so with passion and strong technical grounding”.

– Nicholas Haan

Director of Global Grand Challenges
Singularity University, NASA

Selected events

Some of the events I participated in as a keynote speaker.

Federico Pistono presenta a IBM con il CEO Stefano Rebattoni
IBM Italy
Keynote speaker on disruptive innovation. Pictured with CEO Stefano Rebattoni.
Mastermind all Rockefeller Foundation
Rockefeller Foundation
Mastermind at the Rockefeller Foundation on the future of work.
Finalista a un premio da $10 milioni con Tom Chi, fondatore di Google Glass
XPRIZE (Los Angeles)
Finalist for a $10 million prize with Tom Chi, founder of Google Glass.
Federico Pistono presenta a TEDxVienna
Keynote speaker on the future of work at TEDxVienna.
Presenta al auditorium Enel a Roma con il supporto e patrocinio del presidente Carlo Tamburi
Presentation at Enel auditorium in Rome with support from chairman Carlo Tamburi.
RAI UNO (National TV)
Presenter at "Code: Life is Digital," for four seasons, viewed by millions.
federico pistono parla di AI e veicoli autonomi a XPRIZE VISIONEERING Los Angeles
Expert talk on the future of work in front of CEOs of billion-dollar companies.
federico pistono speaking at XING
XING (Germany)
Keynote speech at XING, LinkedIn's main competitor in Germany.
Federico Pistono speaking at ZDAY 2012 Vancouver
Vancouver (Canada)
Keynote on disruptive and exponential technologies.
federico pistono keynote speech at textkernel
TextKernel (Netherlands)
Keynote Speaker on the future of recruiting and HR.
federico pistono speaking at tedxtaipei on stage
TEDxTaipei (Taiwan)
Keynote speaker on the future of education.

Watch me in action

Keynote at TEDxVienna


“An expert who inspires”.

– Jordan Brown

XPRIZE Visioneering Senior Director

Federico in one of the most visionary, entrepreneurial and pragmatic people I have ever met. He thinks big, acts swiftly, connects dots & people through a wonderful mesh of passion, discipline and rationality.

– Eric Ezechieli

Chairman,  The Natural Step


I have presented at some of the world’s largest stages, including the European Commission, NASA and YPO (Young President Organization), on four continents.


“Federico is fearless, with mind boggling and never heard of solutions to existing and more futuristic problems. As a frequent presenter and speaker at several fora, he relentlessly promotes ideas of unparalleled imagination and forceful expression.

– Kashif Hasnie

Senior Advisor, U.S. Department of State

Would you like to invite me as a speaker?

Each year I choose 1/2 events to attend as a speaker.