Paul Higgins is a futurist with Emergent Futures and lives in Melbourne, Australia. He has a First Class Honours Degree in Veterinary Science, a Bachelor of Animal Science, and a Masters Degree in Strategic Foresight from Swinburne University. He has been a dairy cattle veterinarian, an abattoir manager, a pork farmer, and an agribusiness consultant before becoming a futurist. He combines his long experience in business with his training as a futurist to assist organisations and individuals in the creation of strategy. He is also a guest lecturer at Victoria University on the disruptive effects of web technologies and a technology editor on Tumblr. Paul blogs at and is on Twitter as @futuristpaul. Paul first visited with us on Episode 144 - Drivers To Tomorrow (published 2/10/2015).