The father of futurists is gone. John Naisbitt, author in 1982 of Megatrends, died at his home in Austria on April 8. He was 92 years old.
John Naisbitt was the pioneer of long-term trend analysis, a very famous orator, demanding $ 15,000 per presentation, and an advisor to many heads of state and government, including Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher, according to the obituary that devotes to him Washington post. Politically, he defined himself as a “radical centrist” believing that the left and the right were dead.