Author & Artist
Alex Lightman is an award-winning author, artist, futurist, entrepreneur, government advisor and activist who has spent seven years traveling and exploring the world beyond the US. He is the co-author of Amazon no. 1 bestseller in several countries and categories Augmented: Life in the Smart Lane and the author of the first book on 4G wireless, Brave New Unwired World. His 2010 book, Reconciliation: 78 Reasons to End the US Embargo of Cuba is one of the reasons the US resumed diplomatic relations with Cuba after 54 years in 2015. Lightman is a graduate of MIT and attended Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, and worked in the US Senate. He has advised over 40 national governments as well as NATO and the United Nations.