Lauren Razavi is an award-winning technology and business journalist and Google’s former managing editor for the future of work. She specializes in distributed work, talent strategy, the knowledge economy, internet culture, and the future of innovation.
Lauren was featured as part of The Guardian’s speaker program from 2015 to 2018 and won the IPSE Young Freelancer of the Year Award in 2016. She was appointed as a social impact fellow by London’s Royal Society of the Arts in 2018, and she is a founding board member at Plumia, a collective of remote entrepreneurs building the first country on the internet.
Over the past ten years, Lauren has lived and worked in 40+ countries as a remote worker and digital nomad. She has published 250+ media stories on work, business, cities and the future with titles such as The Guardian, Wired, and Bloomberg. Her consulting clients include Randstad, Amazon, Emirates, Royal Bank of Canada, and the Singapore Government.
Lauren’s first book, Global Natives: The New Frontiers of Work, Travel, and Innovation, will be published by Holloway in September 2021. It explores the future of work, digital nomads and the rise of work from anywhere. Her weekly newsletter, Counterflows, on the same themes is read by MIT researchers, real estate investors, policymakers, and even a member of Emirati royalty.
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