Steffen is an expert with 10 years of experience in environmental scanning and foresight, having consulted professionally in science and technology foresight before coming to government. Dr. Christensen is a Senior Policy Researcher at Policy Horizons Canada, where he leads and supports foresight on challenges facing the future of Canada. He is an active researcher in Web 2.0, gamification, visualization, personality psychology and a host of side-of-the-desk projects. He is a programmer, numerical analyst and artificial intelligence researcher. Steffen holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Carleton University, with a thesis in Evolutionary Computation. He is sworn to use his evil powers only for good.