Jose has spoken at Talks@Google, Singularity Summit, World Future Society, The Economist, HumanityPlus, many TEDx presentations in 6 countries and in 3 languages, and many other major international events. He is also constantly being invited to speak at organisations in the finance, energy, technology, medical / chemical sectors.
Jose has authored and coauthored several books. El Desafío Latinoamericano, his first book, is a continental bestseller originally published by McGraw-Hill and is used in more than 100 universities in the hemisphere. The second Spanish edition is now available completely free in electronic form by the author, who is also donating his book royalties. Arturo Uslar Pietri, the most universal and respected Venezuelan of the 20th century, described the other two books of Mr. Cordeiro with the following words: “as important to Venezuela as the independence battle of Carabobo” (The Great Taboo) and “an impressive work that describes the grave economic malady… of Venezuela” (La Segunda Muerte de Bolívar). He has authored other books about Ecuador (La Segunda Muerte de Sucre) and Mexico (¿Pesos o Dólares?), and about special topics like education (Benesuela vs. Venezuela), energy (Energía para el Desarrollo de América del Sur andCenários Energéticos 2020, in Portuguese) and transhumanism (2020: Transhuman & Economy of the Future, in Korean). His most recent books are Latinoamérica 2030 with the Millennium Project and Crisis 危機: (Financial) Danger and (Monetary) Opportunity with Spanish economist Ramón Tamames. He has written more than 10 books and co-written over 20 more in five languages, including sections of the State of the Future with the Millennium Project.