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Chris Martenson
Fellow, Economy & Preparedness

Chris Martenson is an economic researcher and futurist specializing in energy and resource depletion, and co-founder of PeakProsperity.com (with Adam Taggart). As one of the early bloggers who forecasted the housing market collapse and stock market correction years in advance, Chris rose to prominence with the launch of his video seminar, The Crash Course, which has also been published in book form (Wiley, March 2011). He has given many public presentations and has appeared on various broadcast programs including The Street, PBS NewsHour, Yahoo!Finance Daily Ticker, and The Keiser Report. Prior to spending four years educating himself and developing the course and other materials to help individuals understand and take action, Chris was a Vice President at a Fortune 300 Company and spent over ten years in corporate finance and strategic consulting. He has a PhD in pathology from Duke University and an MBA from Cornell University.