Seth Itzkan is a futurist and founder of Planet-TECH Associates in Somerville, Massachusetts. Planet-TECH has twenty years of experience consulting for clients in energy, urban development, youth empowerment, and futures preparedness. His other company, Charles River Web, develops Open Source web applications. His personal advocacy is climate mitigation through HM grasslands restoration. He has spent months in Africa observing Holistic Management and its extraordinary positive effects on desertified semi-arid grasslands. He produces videos and is working on a book about his experiences. Seth is co-founder of the Google Group, Soil-Age. His website is http://planet-tech.com/home.