Chris Kalaboukis is a visionary disruptive innovator, prolific inventor, author, podcaster, and futurist. He is the co-founder of helloFUTURE, a global foresight, innovation, and patent development consultancy specializing in the development of innovative new products, services, patents and strategies for financial services, technology, media, and retail/e-commerce companies. He is also named inventor on over 100 patents in the internet, social networking, and fintech space. An experienced technologist and coder, he has architected, developed, and launched a multitude of apps, both web, and mobile. A serial entrepreneur, he has helmed several startups from inception to launch. He has authored several books on innovation and the future and blogs and podcasts at thinkfuture.com.