Jason Silva

Jason SilvaJason SILVA is an Emmy-nominated and world renown 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.

​His inspirational videos, Shots of Awe, have received over 100 million views across social platforms. The videos explore topics such as futurism, technology, creativity, the science of awe, disruptive innovation, relationships and mental health.

Most recently Jason hosted the global miniseries ORIGINS: The Journey Of Humankind, on the National Geographic Channel, seen in 171 countries.

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 described Silva, “part Timothy Leary, part Ray Kurzweil, and part Neo from ‘The Matrix.’


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.

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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.

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Shots of Awe

Ever ponder the miracle of life? Or perhaps wonder about the evolution of intelligence? On Jason’s You Tube channel, you’ll get a feed of his passions, curiosities, and love for ideas, technology, creativity and more!! Join the party.

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How to Find Your Passion

What is Anxiety?

How I Find Happiness

What You Choose, You Become

When Breakups Become Breakthroughs

The Moment of “AHA”

Find Your Creative Flow State

The Authors of Reality

Nonconformity and the Creative Life

The Power of Positivity

What is Creativity?

The Health Benefits of Awe