Senior futurist Richard Worzel (“wor- ZELL”) is a business visionary and strategic planner, with a client list that includes such organizations as Coca Cola, FedEx, Lexus, Proctor & Gamble, the U.S. Navy, the Clerk of the Canadian House of Commons, IBM, the TD Bank, John Hancock Insurance, Johnson & Johnson, and Microsoft, among many others.

Richard studied computer science, economics and world trade in university, and has written hundreds of articles, as well as five best-selling books, on innovation, trends, and the future.

He started work in the investment industry as an institutional investor, and received the industry’s Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 1978. Since 1979, he has run his own consulting firm, helping companies and organizations plan and prepare for the future.

He is married with two children, and splits his time between Florida and Toronto.