Will Thompson

Forbes Ignite / Chief Strategy Officer

Will Thompson is Chief Strategy Officer of Forbes Ignite, an innovation consultancy that works at the center of technology, sustainability and social impact, and a license partner of Forbes Media LLC.  Prior to joining Forbes Ignite, he served as Senior Vice President of Insights and Strategy at Forbes Media and as the Publisher of Forbes AI, a magazine dedicated to the business and technology of artificial intelligence. An expert in the ways technology is transforming business and how to harness it for social good, Mr. Thompson held roles at The Economist prior to joining Forbes and co-founded a boutique hedge fund communications consulting company.  A classically trained operatic singer, Will has a degree in music and a masters of business administration, both from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida.