Richard Florida is an economist and author of the global best seller The Rise of the Creative Class. His latest book, Who’s Your City? is also a national and international best seller. His books have paved the way for his provocative look at how creativity is revolutionizing the global economy. He is a regular correspondent for the Atlantic Monthly and a regular columnist for The Globe and Mail. He has written for many publications, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist and The Harvard Business Review. He has also been featured as an expert on MSNBC, CNN, BBC, NPR and CBS.