Diana Wu David

Founder, Future Proof Labs

A former Financial Times executive, Diana is a consultant on the future of work for boards and CEOs. Her clients have included JP Morgan, Credit Suisse, London Stock Exchange, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, Wharf, Expedia, the World Bank, Asia Development Bank and KPMG. She also teaches at Hong Kong University Business School and Columbia Business School’s Global EMBA Asia. She began her career and leadership education as an assistant to Dr. Henry Kissinger and came to Asia in 1999 as the recipient of a prestigious Luce Foundation Scholar grant.

A contributor to Fast Company, Inc, Global Focus and Nikkei Asia, she is also author of best-selling Future Proof: Reinventing Work in the Age of Acceleration, a book about how to adopt more agile mindsets and practices to prepare for success in a fast-changing world, across a 100-year life. See her work and download your free future readiness assessment at