Chris Martenson is the Co-Founder and CEO of Peak Prosperity. He is an accomplished economic researcher and futurist specializing in energy and resource depletion. Martenson is one of the first econobloggers who forecasted the collapse of the housing market as well as the stock market correction ahead of time. His analysis and commentary are sought-after by the media as well as academic, civic, and private organizations around the world. Prior to becoming an independent economist, Martenson spent more than 10 years in corporate finance and strategic consulting.