John Sanei


John Sanei (Sah-nay) is an Information Mercenary who travels the globe to uncover the lessons needed to uplift communities and help humanity thrive.

To give his global audience the clarity and courage needed to take the bold steps necessary to create a profound future, he combines human psychology and the latest research in quantum science to contextualise and categorise ideas in the Age of Innovation.

John’s unlimited fascination with the future has seen him become Africa’s first faculty member at Singularity University in San Francisco, a lecturer at Duke Corporate Education in Johannesburg, and a Partner Associate at the Copenhagen Institute of Future Studies in Denmark.

The best-selling author of What’s Your Moonshot?, Magnetiize and FOREsight, John is also the Co-founder and Chief Exponential Officer at Future Self Academy, an author-led, online platform that connectors the curious to leading thinkers.

Despite this success, John still freely shares his passion and excitement through signature videos – find him and start upgrading your perspective.




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