Stuart Candy, a.k.a. the sceptical futuryst, is an experience designer, consultant, writer, educator, and activist. He received his PhD in Political Science from the University of Hawai'i at Manoa for work on experiential scenarios, an approach to immersive storytelling at the intersection of foresight, design, and politics. Originally from Australia, he also holds an LLB and a BA in the history and philosophy of science from the University of Melbourne.
Stuart is currently Senior Foresight and Innovation Specialist at the design and engineering firm Arup, and Adjunct Professor in the Design Strategy MBA at California College of the Arts in San Francisco. He became the first Research Fellow of the Long Now Foundation in 02006, and has worked on a range of projects including the Long Now blog, Long Bets, the Long Shorts video series, and the Long Conversation.