Mark McCrindle is a social researcher and futurist internationally recognised as a leader in tracking emerging issues and researching social trends. He coined the term 'Generation Alpha'. As an award-winning social researcher Mark has appeared across many television networks and other media, including Sunrise, Today, ABC News 24, ACA and Today Tonight. He is a best-selling author, an influential thought leader, TEDx speaker and Principal of McCrindle Research. His advisory, communications and research company, McCrindle, count among its clients more than 100 of Australia's largest companies and leading international brands.