Mr. Patrick Cox is a macroeconomist who studies innovation and demographics. He spent most of his career doing policy research before transitioning to work in a variety of emerging technologies. In the late 1980s, he edited and published one of the first industry-insider software magazines, writing about topics like open-source and user-supported software long before those ideas were widely understood. Currently, his focus is on biotechnologies that will power the anti-aging solutions to the gray tsunami. Later, he wrote presentations and speeches for the CEO of Netscape. His consulting work has taken him to Fortune 500 boardrooms and inside the war rooms of national political candidates. He's written for a variety of major media outlets and was Fred Thompson's first policy hire when he ran for president. He has written over 200 editorials for USA Today and has appeared in the Wall Street Journal and on CNN's Crossfire. Most recently, He recently published a book called The Methuselah Effect.