Adjiedj Bakas is a highly acclaimed futurologist, author and speaker. He researches social, cultural, economic, technological and spiritual trends and interprets these for an array of clients. He is the author of Megatrends Europe which sold more than 100,000 copies worldwide. Adjiedj presents around 250 made-to-measure speaking engagements internationally each year and is known as an 'optimist' (CNN), 'inspiring' (BBC), 'provocative' (TV2 Journal Denmark), 'a true citizen of the world' (Times of India) and 'Europe's best trend watcher' (Die Welt). Rob Creemers worked in the IT-sector since the early eighties for companies like Siemens and Olivetti as production control manager. In 1990 he believes 'the world of PC' in which he is working will change radically and decides to shift his focus to 'trendwatching'. In 1993 he sets up TechnoTrends. As a trendwatcher and market-analyst he now keeps a close eye on ICT, technology, climate and energy, population-ageing and globalisation.