Beyond the Cold War

Michael Olmstead and e2k served as the Executive Producer of the State of the World Forum from its inception in 1995 through the final event in New York in conjunction with the UN Millennial Summit.

Convened by Mikhail Gorbachev and Jim Garrison, the State of the World Forum brought together world leaders across a broad spectrum of fields to examine the political and spiritual vacuum created by the end the Cold War and to explore the opportunities for a better world.

The breakthrough event featured six BBC World specials, a CNN special, innovative facilitation models and the creative integration of cultural elements.