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Jeremy Rifkin is an influential American economic and social theorist, writer, public speaker, political advisor, and activist. He has written 21 bestselling books about the impact of scientific and technological changes on the economy, the workforce, society, and the environment.
Jeremy Rifkin is an American economic and social theorist, writer, public speaker, political advisor, and activist. He has been an advisor to the leadership of the European Union since 2000, and has advised three presidents of the European Commission as well as the European Parliament, and numerous EU heads of state. Rifkin is also advising the leadership of the People's Republic of China on the build out and scale up of the Internet Plus Third Industrial Revolution infrastructure to usher in a sustainable low-carbon economy.
Jeremy Rifkin is the author of 21 bestselling books about the impact of scientific and technological changes on the economy, the workforce, society, and the environment. The books have been translated into more than 35 languages. His most recent books include the international bestsellers, The Green New Deal, The Zero Marginal Cost Society, The Third Industrial Revolution, The Empathic Civilization, The European Dream, The Hydrogen Economy, The Age of Access, The Biotech Century, and The End of Work.
Jeremy Rifkin has been a lecturer at the Wharton School's Executive Education Program at the University of Pennsylvania since 1994. He instructs CEOs and senior corporate management from around the world on global trends in science, technology, and commerce, and their impacts on the economy, society and the environment.
Jeremy Rifkin speaks frequently before business, government, labor and civil society forums around the world. He has lectured at many of the world's leading Fortune 500 companies and at more than 300 universities in some 30 countries over the past four decades.