Ufuk Tarhan – Keynote Speaker

A Leading Futurist, Economist, Author, Successful Businesswoman and Tech Influencer

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Specialist Subjects

  • Future Planning
  • Digital Strategies
  • Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
  • Digital Transformation
  • Education, Training and HR
  • The Future of Work
  • Singularity and Transhumanism
  • Society, Culture and Politics
  • Technology and Humanity


  • English


Ufuk Tarhan is a Futurist, Economist, Author and President of Digital Agency. A graduate from the Middle East Technical University (METU), Department of Economics, since 1982 she has worked as a top executive, general manager and board member in various companies and industries, mainly in IT & telecommunications.

In 2002, Tarhan was awarded as “The Most Successful Businesswoman In The IT Industry”. She founded M-GEN Future Planning Center in 2006 & M-GEN Sowtware & Digital Communication Services Ltd in 2011. She is ranked among World’s All Futurists – Google Index, Forbes 50 Leading Female Futurists, Top 25 Female Futurists, Futurist Influencers, “Top Female Futurists In The World” lists and known as business designer and avatar.

Ufuk Tarhan delivers conferences and lectures on topics such as “How To Create A Better Future?” “Be a T-Human”, “Get Prepared for Digital, AI, Robotic, Energy Revolutions’ Future”etc. She is one of first members and former president of the Futurists Society (TFD) in Turkey and still the only woman futurist keynote speaker, moderator and facilitator in Turkey.

Tarhan is also a well known bloggers featured in “among 30 social influencers”, and she writes articles on various online & offline business magazines. She is currently lecturing on “Future Studies” in METU and various other universities. Recently, she has gained the master degree in “Innovation and Entrepreneurship” at Bahcesehir University and plans to prepare for a doctorate.

Ufuk Tahran is also the member of World Future Society, Association of Professional Futurists, Kagider Board Member, Futurists Association High Advisory Board Member, 2009-2012 President. She has written the preface for the Futurist Dr. Verne Wheelwright’s book “O Senin Geleceğin – It’s your Future and contributed to the translation into Turkish. She is also herself the author of two books: the first being “Your Dream Future” about future planning for high school students and the second was the Winner of the Most Successful Innovative Business Book Award (2017), titled “T-Human”, it is about the successful human model of the future for adults and young adults.

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