Ray Kurzweil is an inventor, entrepreneur, author, and futurist. Called "the restless genius" by the Wall Street Journal, and "the ultimate thinking machine" by Forbes, Ray´s ideas on the future have been touted by his many fans, ranging from Bill Gates to Bill Clinton. MIT´s Marvin Minsky writes that "with his brilliant descriptions of the coming connections of computers with immortality, Ray clearly takes his place as a leading futurist of our time." George Gilder writes that "Ray´s ideas make all other roads to the computer future look like goat paths in Patagonia.
His presentations to diverse audiences combine wit and keen insight into contemporary issues of technology and its impact on society. His lectures often include appearances by "Ramona," his "virtual female alter ego," and other engaging demonstrations of cutting edge technologies that Ray and his teams have developed.