Futurologist Adjiedj Bakas tells us that ‘capitalism needs to reinvent itself if it wants to save the free democratic society it springs from’. In his new book Capitalism & Slowbalization Bakas investigates the state of capitalism and the worldwide power struggle between the Axis of Hope and the Axis of Hate.
Adjiedj Bakas (1963) is a highly acclaimed trendwatcher, author and speaker with roots in India, Latin-America and Europe. He researches financial, social, cultural, economic, technological and spiritual trends and interprets these for an array of clients. Bakas is a much sought-after speaker for conferences, strategy sessions and other business gatherings. He is captivating, stimulating, visionary, humorous, inspirational, challenging, and accessible. He is provocative but always positive, even in these times of economic decline,
Hence a favorite phrase is: ‘A kite rises highest when it flies against the wind.’ Bakas is owner of Trend Office Bakas, based in Amsterdam.