Michael Burwen is a technoeconomic business intelligence analyst and market forecaster. He co-founded and was President of the Palo Alto Management group for more than 20 years. He also worked for Mackintosh Consultants, INPUT and Quantum Science Corporation. Before becoming an analyst, he held several technical positions in the aerospace and computer industries. He has engineering degrees from RPI and UCLA and studied creative writing at Stanford University. He is cited in Who’s Who in the West and Men of Achievement.