Heartland Events

Heartland Speaker Series: Jose Luis Cordeiro

The Heartland Institute
One South Wacker Drive Suite 2740
Chicago, Illinois 60606
July 19, 2013, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

José Luis Cordeiro, MBA, Ph.D., was born in Latin America, of European parents, was educated in Europe and North America, has worked extensively in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas. He has studied, visited, and worked in more than 130 countries on five continents.

Cordeiro is founder of the World Future Society (Venezuela Chapter), director of the Lifeboat Foundation, cofounder of the Venezuelan Transhumanist Association and of the Internet Society (ISOC, Venezuela Chapter), board advisor to the Center for Responsible Nanotechnology (CRN), and member of the Academic Committee of the Center for the Dissemination of Economic Knowledge, among other groups.

Thanks to his extensive work in technological foresight, futures studies, globalization, economic integration, longterm development, energy, education, and monetary policy, he has authored and coauthored several books. El Desafío Latinoamericano (The Latin American Challenge), his first book, is a continental bestseller originally published by McGraw-Hill and is used in more than 100 universities. Its second Spanish edition is now available completely free in electronic form by the author, who is also donating his book royalties.


Listen to Cordiero on the Heartland Daily Podcast with host Jim Lakely after his Heartland event.