MARK HATCH is a professional member of the World Futures Society and ran a major futures research project for a Fortune 500 company. He has worked with numerous renowned futures-related institutions including the MIT Media Lab, The Institute for the Future, and the Global Business Network. He has been quoted in Wired and Computerworld, has presented at various technology conferences and made numerous radio appearances. Besides being a former Green Beret, Mark co-authored Boiling Point with George Barna, holds an M.B.A. from the Drucker Center at the Claremont Graduate University and a B.A. in Economics from the University of California at Irvine. He lives with his wife and two sons in Southern California.