Michael Rogers is an author, technology pioneer, and futurist. His career has ranged from writing novels and earning patents to jobs as vice-president of research & development for the Washington Post Company and futurist-in-residence for the New York Times.
When Michael was 22, Knopf purchased his first novel, Mindfogger. He subsequently published two more books with Knopf—a collection of short fiction and a nonfiction book on genetic engineering—as well as novels for Simon & Schuster and Bantam Books.
While working as a staff writer at Rolling Stone, he co-founded Outside magazine. Michael also wrote “The Practical Futurist” for Newsweek and MSNBC. Fifteen years ago, he started his consultancy, Practical Futurist. Since then, he has worked with companies ranging from FedEx, Boeing, and GE to Microsoft, Pfizer, and American Express.
Michael has also been a guest on radio and television, including Good Morning America, the Today Show, PBS, CNN, and the History Channel. A California native, he divides his time between Brooklyn and Sicily.