Jason Silva is an Emmy-nominated and world renowned TV personality, storyteller, filmmaker, and sought-after keynote speaker and futurist.
Jason is known for hosting 5 seasons of the Emmy-nominated, global hit TV series Brain Games, on the National Geographic Channel, broadcasted in over 171 countries. He is the creator of “Shots of Awe” video series with over 100 million views across all platforms.
A global keynote speaker, Jason has given talks at events for Microsoft, Intel, Cisco, Oracle, Adobe, Electronic Arts, Cannes Lions, Tribeca Film Festival, National Geographic, Discovery Channel, 20th Century Fox, Cosmopolitan, PHD Worldwide, Google Zeitgeist, TED Global, The Economist, and more. “A Timothy Leary of the Viral Video Age” was how The Atlantic recently described television personality, filmmaker and philosopher Silva, who has also been described as “part Timothy Leary, part Ray Kurzweil, and part Neo from ‘The Matrix.’” The Imaginary Foundation wrote of Silva, “like some kind of Ontological DJ, he recompiles the source code of western philosophy by mixing and mashing it up into a form of recombinant creativity, which elevates understanding from the dry and prosaic, to a sensual cognitive romance.”
ORIGINS on NATGEO
How did we get here? How did humankind evolve from apes swinging in trees to astronauts walking on the moon? National Geographic’s eight-part time-travel adventure series delves deep into history to highlight pivotal “origin” moments that fundamentally and irrevocably created modern living. Host Jason Silva guides viewers through a dazzling audio-visual portal to explore these events.
BRAIN GAMES on NATGEO
Host Jason Silva gets inside your head and shows you what is going on in there with an intricate series of interactive experiments designed to mess with your mind.