Aftab Omer, Ph.D. is a sociologist, psychologist, futurist and the president of Meridian University in the San Francisco Bay Area which is dedicated to educating whole-person whole-system practitioners. Raised in Pakistan, India, Hawaii, and Turkey, he was educated at the universities of M.I.T, Harvard, and Brandeis. His publications have addressed the topics of transformative learning, cultural leadership, generative entrepreneurship and complexity capability. His work includes assisting organizations in tapping the creative potentials of conflict, diversity, and complexity. He is a Fellow of the International Futures Forum and the World Academy of Arts and Sciences.