Future Crunch

Travels from: Victoria

Think of new and better ways to do things

Categories: Futurists & Future Trends

Full Presenter Profile & Bio

Future Crunch are a group of scientists, artists, technologists and entrepreneurs who believe that science and technology are creating a world that is more peaceful, transparent and abundant.

Founded in 2014 by political economist Dr Angus Hervey, and cancer researcher Tane Hunter, Future Crunch was born out of mission is to foster intelligent, optimistic thinking about the future, and to empower people to contribute to it. The duo started delivering uplifting, mind-blowing presentations to generate optimism and shift perceptions. Five years later, they’ve spoken on hundreds of stages both nationally and internationally, telling the story of how millions of people around the world are coming up with solutions to the big challenges of our time.

Future Crunch specialises in dynamic, uplifting, visually spectacular keynote presentations.

At the heart of every Future Crunch presentation, is an exploration of the intersection between optimism and the creation of a more abundant and peaceful planet. They are able to present current and tailored content to suit and audience and industry.

Speaker Topics

The Adaptability Quotient
The most important skill for the 21st Century and how to start cultivating it right now. Explore the new competitive advantage called AQ (adaptability quotient) which measures individuals abilities to thrive in unpredictable environments.
The Next Economy
A roller-coaster tour across the frontier of technological disruption
The Optimism Experience
A musical show about human progress
The Robot Rule of Thumb
The future of work, and how to prepare yourself for it
The World is Not on Fire
Why we are completely wrong about how bad things really are


Gus and Mel (Future Crunch) presented at our Hills Shire Youth Symposium. They matched our brief perfectly, they were engaging, funny, informative and very knowledgeable in the artificial intelligence space. Their audio visuals were really impressive and perfect for their content and the whole presentation was very engaging for young people. Gus and Mel were super approachable and provided insightful discussion at question and answer time. Our council received a lot of feedback from attendees that Future Crunch's presentation was their favourite from the entire evening.

Hills Shire Council

In one word? Extraordinary! Future Crunch were masterful storytellers, delivering superb content, had the audience captivated and had a certain gravitas on the stage seldom seen. I would unequivocally recommend them. Fantastic to work with, heaps of energy.

650 Labs

Future Crunch are incredible commentators with a very interesting story to tell. They provided a dynamic, progressive and fascinating talk on science, technology and a balanced view of humanity’s current and progressing achievements, presenting them in an attainable, easy to understand way. Their talk also incorporated technologies that would directly impact our area of business. It really resonated with our broad audience who were enthralled and engaged by this quick-witted, charismatic and abundantly knowledgeable team.

APN Property Group

Future Crunch was engaged by the Australian Federal Police to provide insight into technologies and environmental changes likely to impact future societal and criminal behaviours. They provided us with an understanding of the future operating environment not previously conceived, which will help to shape our future capability requirements.

Australian Federal Police

Future Crunch - Futurists & Future Trends

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