Editor-at-Large, National Post & Distinguished Professor at Ted Rogers School at Ryerson University
Speaking in the Great Debate on Digital Technology. Antithesis: Technology's Ethical, Social and Political Challenges
Diane Francis is a well-known journalist, author, broadcaster, and Editor-at Large at The National Post. She writes extensively for publications around the world, is a syndicated columnist with PostMedia, American Interest, Kyiv Post, and is a sought-after speaker at conferences on future technologies, geopolitics, US-Canada, business, Russia-Ukraine, and white collar crime.
She is Faculty at Singularity University in Mountain View California, a Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council in Washington DC, a Distinguished Professor at Ryerson University, and also on the boards of the Hudson Institute’s Kleptocracy Initiative and the Canada-US Law Institute.
Her popular twitter feed on tech and corruption now has more than 600,000 followers around the world.
She is an entrepreneur and serves as a director, investor, and advisor to several start-up companies and government organizations.
She is also an activist and has organized major conferences universities on bio-tech and business topics; with the Calgary Chamber of Commerce in 2016 and 2017 on future technologies; and was chief fundraiser, raising $1 million in corporate sponsorships, to mount Singularity University’s first SUCanada Summit which was held in October 2017.
She is a member of Abundance360, created by Silicon Valley influencer and space pioneer Peter Diamandis, who leads this exclusive group of 250 entrepreneurs.