Based in San Francisco, Roger Spitz is President of Techistential (Climate & Foresight Strategy) and Chairman of the Disruptive Futures Institute. Roger has given over 100 keynote talks globally, is a frequent contributor across leading media, and has delivered guest lectures at many of the world’s most prestigious academic institutions.

As former Global Head of Technology M&A with BNP Paribas, Roger advised on over 50 transactions with deal value of $25bn, and raising $2bn in capital. He launched the bank’s US Mergers & Acquisitions practice in San Francisco having built its European Technology & Digital investment banking franchises in London and Paris.

He has lived in 10 different cities across three continents, and is bilingual English & French. Roger has established longstanding connections in Silicon Valley, throughout the US, UK, Europe, Asia, South Africa, and across the world.