Biography

Greg Lindsay is a journalist, urbanist, and speaker. He is a contributing writer for the Fast Company and an author of the international bestseller Aerotropolis: The Way We’ll Live Next. He is a visiting scholar at New York University’s Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management studying mobility and connectivity, and also an affiliate of the New England Complex Systems Institute (NECSI). His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, The Financial Times, McKinsey Quarterly, World Policy Journal, Next American City, Time, Wired, New York, Slate, Marie Claire Italia, Travel+Leisure, Conde Nast Traveller, and Departures. He was previously a contributing writer for Fortune and an editor for Fortune and editor-at-large for Advertising Age. Mr. Lindsay speaks frequently about globalization, innovation, and the future of cities, most recently at the London School of Economics, the Institute for the Future, Intel Labs, the Museum of Modern Art, the World Policy Institute, the Asia Society, and Columbia University. His work with Studio Gang Architects on the future of suburbia was on display at the MoMA from February through August 2012. He is currently working with UCLA’s cityLAB to re-imagine the economy and urbanism of the Ecuadorean Amazon. He’s been cited as an expert on the future of travel, technology and urbanism by The New York Times, USA Today, Salon, Congressional Quarterly, CNN, the BBC and NPR, and has advised Intel, Audi, FedEx, Teague, Andre Balazs Properties, and clients of Woliff Olins and Fathom + Hatch. He graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in journalism. Mr. Lindsay is a two-time Jeopardy! Champion (and the only human to go undefeated against IBM’s Watson).