Mark Anderson is CEO of the Strategic News Service (SNS) and publisher of the weekly SNS Global Report on technology and the global economy, read by technology executives and investors worldwide, including Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Vint Cerf, Michael Dell, Mark Hurd, Paul Allen, Paul Jacobs, Craig Venter, Bill Janeway, Robert Hormats, and Leroy Hood. SNS also publishes the tri-weekly SNS interactive News (iNews) for and about leaders in technology and finance. Mark is the founding chairman of: the Future in Review (FiRe) conference, now in its 13th year, named by The Economistas “the best technology conference in the world;” INVNT/IP (Inventing Nations Vs. Nation-sponsored Theft of IP), a consortium of leading global technology companies working with governments to reduce nation-sponsored IP theft; SNS Project Inkwell, the first global consortium to bring vendors, educators, and students together to accelerate the deployment of appropriate one-to-one technology into K-12 schools; and Orca Relief Citizens’ Alliance (ORCA), the sole nonprofit organization working to reduce killer whale mortality rates. The SNS FiReFilms initiative was created in 2009 to identify, support, and promote potentially world-changing documentary films in which technology improves the human condition.Mark is perhaps best known for the accuracy of his predictions, with a publicly graded accuracy rate of 94.5 percent since 1995, including: the Great Recession of late 2007 (made in March of that year, on CNBC Europe’s PowerLunch); the contemporary outbreak of “currency wars” and the first modern use of the term; the advent and success of the CarryAlong computer category (1997) as the fastest-growing and largest in the industry; the first detailed description of the Internet Assistant category (1998); and the global currency crisis of late 1997 (in April of that year). He is the author of the “Global Trifecta Proposal,” a solution set to slow global warming, as well as “Equilibrium Genetics,” the “Resonance Theory” in physics; “Flow Economics,” “Hyperstructural Economics.” Mark holds several patents and has been selected as one of the “100 Smartest People We Know” by Fortune.