Riel Miller

Founder of XperidoX


For 30 years Riel Miller’s work has concentrated on how to use the future to assess and direct the potential for socio-economic transformation in the private and public sectors. He started his career at the OECD Economics Department in 1982 and has worked as a Senior Manager in the Ontario Civil Service (Ministries of Finance; Universities; Industry) and for the International Futures Programme at the OECD for a decade. In 2005 Riel founded a specialized global consultancy, xperidox futures consulting, that helps clients to use the future strategically. His clients range from the Governments of Ireland, UK, Norway, Scotland, Finland, Canada, Korea, Singapore, Romania, France, etc. to international organizations like the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the Organization for Cooperation and Development (OECD), the European Commission and the United Nations Development Program to private companies like Cisco Systems, Philips, Alstom, Gemalto, Poyry, Promethean, etc. to regional governments like the state of Catalonia, province of Ontario, etc.

Riel is widely published on topics ranging from the future of: the global economy, the financial sector, the internet, education systems, social equity, etc. Riel holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the New School for Social Research, New York. He teaches around the world and is currently a faculty member in the Master of Public Affairs, Sciences-Po, Paris, France. Riel is also a board member of the Association of Professional Futurists and a Fellow of the World Futures Studies Federation. For a full list of publications, employment and speaking engagements see: www.rielmiller.com