Chen Qiufan (a.k.a. Stanley Chan) is an award-winning Chinese speculative fiction author, translator, creative producer, and curator. He is Vice president of Chinese Writers Association Science Fiction Committee, honorary president of the Chinese Science Fiction Writers Association, Culture Leader of World Economic Forum(2018/2019), Asia 21 Society Young Leader (2022), and has a seat on the Xprize Foundation Science Fiction Advisory Council. His works include the novel Waste Tide and, co-authored with Kai-Fu Lee, the book AI 2041: Ten Visions for Our Future. His prolific works focus on topics such as climate change, alienation, digital labor, postcolonialism, gender issue and indigenous culture and had been translated into dozen of languages worldwidely.