For more than 30 years, Riel Miller’s work has concentrated on how to use the future to assess and direct the potential for socio-economic transformation in the private and public sectors. He started his career at the OECD Economics Department in 1982 and has worked as a Senior Manager in the Ontario Civil Service (Ministries of Finance; Universities; Industry) and for the International Futures Programme at the OECD for a decade. In 2005, Riel founded a specialized global consultancy firm, Xperidox Futures Consulting, that helps clients to use the future strategically. Riel is widely published on topics ranging from the future of the global economy, the financial sector, the internet, education systems, and social equity. Riel holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the New School for Social Research, New York, a board member of the Association of Professional Futurists, and a Fellow of the World Futures Studies Federation.