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Gui Rangel

Lead Futurist at What The Future?!

São Paulo, Brazil

Founder of What The Future?!, Gui Rangel develops projects focused on visualizing future trends, with the aim of helping individuals and organizations prepare for a world where transformations occur in an increasingly radical and accelerated manner.
In 2021, 2022 and 2023 he was selected by Thinkers360 as one of the 50 most influential voices in the world in the VR/AR (virtual reality/augmented reality) field.
In 2022, he was featured as one of the "50 Thought Leaders and Influencers in B2B in LATAM to Work with in 2023."
He has been a speaker twice at the influential SXSW, a festival of innovation, interactivity, technology, and culture held in Austin, US.
Gui is a co-author of the book "Essays for a Conscious Organization: an (in)complete guide for leaders and organizational designers," addressing the topic of "Metaverse and the Reinvention of Organizations."
He graduated in Advertising and Publicity from the University of São Paulo and has worked in Brazil and abroad, at agencies such as Fischer América, TBWA\BR, Impact BBDO Dubai, Y&R Middle East, FCB, and Gyro.
His creative work has been recognized at national and international advertising festivals.
After more than a decade working in the Middle East, where he led multinational, multidisciplinary, multicultural, and multiethnic teams, Gui returned to Brazil to fully immerse himself in the innovation scene, founding the fintech Portfy – selected for the Visa acceleration program and twice a finalist in the fintech competition at CIAB Febraban, the largest financial technology event in Latin America.

Available For: Advising, Authoring, Consulting, Influencing, Speaking
Travels From: São Paulo
Speaking Topics: Futurism, Future, AR/VR, Innovation, AI, Exponential Technologies, Future of Work, Big Data, Future Trends

Gui Rangel Points
Academic 0
Author 13
Influencer 42
Speaker 3
Entrepreneur 0
Total 58

Points based upon Thinkers360 patent-pending algorithm.

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Company Information

Company Type: Service Provider
Minimum Project Size: Undisclosed
Average Hourly Rate: Undisclosed
Number of Employees: Undisclosed
Company Founded Date: Undisclosed

Areas of Expertise

AI 30.10
AR/VR 31.75
Autonomous Vehicles 30.19
Digital Transformation
Emerging Technology 30.15
Future of Work 30.19
Digital Disruption 30.05
COVID19 30.30
Leadership 30.06
Culture 30.02
Privacy 30.09
Generative AI 30.71
Analytics 30.07
Big Data 30.05
Mobility 30.19
Smart Cities 30.69
Metaverse 30.26
Quantum Computing 30.26

Industry Experience

Financial Services & Banking
Higher Education & Research
Professional Services


13 Article/Blogs
How Warren Buffett showed me that the future never stops accelerating - and surprising me.
June 17, 2023
This text discusses the author's observations and thoughts on the accelerating progress of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its potential impact on our lives. It starts with the concept of creating digital twins that replicate real or deceased individuals and highlights current examples of AI simulations, including conversations between notable figures. The author emphasizes the rapid advancements in AI technologies such as machine learning and natural language processing and their potential to revolutionize our interactions with digital agents. The text introduces the idea of "Warren Buffett as a Service," where people could interact with a highly accurate digital simulation of the renowned investor for investment-related advice. The author shares a surprising discovery of a chatbot that simulates Warren Buffett, underscoring the speed at which AI developments are taking place. The text concludes by highlighting the need for constant updates in our understanding of the future and the transformative nature of these advancements in shaping our reality.

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Tags: AI, Emerging Technology, Generative AI

Adeus Gordon Moore, inventor de futuros.
June 01, 2023

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Tags: AI, Emerging Technology, Quantum Computing

Anywhere Office: o futuro da colaboração
May 08, 2023

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Tags: AI, AR/VR, Future of Work

Zoom e Arte de Acabar Com as Viagens de Negócios
April 27, 2023

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Tags: AR/VR, Future of Work, Metaverse

Tudo que você queria saber sobre o futuro do home office, mas nunca teve um futurista para perguntar.
April 27, 2023

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Tags: AI, AR/VR, Future of Work

Daqui a 30 anos a mobilidade tomará formas que farão com que as pessoas do início do século XXI se sintam parte integrante de uma narrativa de ficção científica
April 18, 2023

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Tags: Autonomous Vehicles, Mobility, Smart Cities

I.A. vs Humanidade: Precisamos Parar Antes Que Seja Tarde?
March 30, 2023

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Tags: AI, Generative AI, Future of Work

Será que o seu próximo chefe vai ser uma Inteligência Artificial?
February 09, 2023

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Tags: AI, Generative AI, Future of Work

Porque os caminhões de entrega da UPS nunca viram à esquerda. E o que isso tem a ver com o seu futuro.
January 19, 2023

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Tags: AI, Analytics, Big Data

Muito Além do Home Office: o Futuro do Trabalho Remoto
January 11, 2023

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Tags: AI, AR/VR, Future of Work

Armas de Distração em Massa
July 16, 2020

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Tags: Culture, Emerging Technology, Privacy

O novo (a)normal.
June 11, 2020

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Tags: COVID19, Future of Work, Leadership

Muito Além do Home Office: o Futuro do Trabalho Remoto
May 06, 2020

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Tags: AR/VR, Digital Disruption, Future of Work

1 Webinar
Os 50 Tons da Colaboração: a Transformação do Trabalho em Tempos de Disrupção
July 30, 2020
No mundo VUCA (volátil, incerto, complexo e ambíguo) em que vivemos, reinventar a maneira com que trabalhamos e colaboramos deixou de ser uma opção e se tornou uma questão de sobrevivência...

Neste talk, discutimos as mudanças que vem acontecendo na forma com que geramos valor para nossas organizações e falaremos da ascensão do trabalho remoto, principalmente do home office, como agente fundamental de transformação da nova realidade. Quais são as vantagens e desafios enfrentados pela adoção de novos modelos de colaboração? Quais as tecnologias que estão surgindo e que vão acelerar essas mudanças e o que o futuro próximo – e distante – nos reservam?

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Tags: AR/VR, Future of Work, Leadership

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