Jeremy Rifkin is the bestselling author of twenty books on the impact of scientific and technological changes on the economy, the workforce, society and the environment. His books have been translated into more than 35 languages and are used in hundreds of universities, corporations and government agencies around the world. On April 1, 2014, Rifkin published his latest book, "The Zero Marginal Cost Society: The Internet of Things, the Collaborative Commons, and the Eclipse of Capitalism." In 2011, Rifkin published the New York Times bestseller "The Third Industrial Revolution," which captured the attention of the world. Rifkin’s vision of a sustainable, post-carbon economic era has been endorsed by the European Union and the United Nations and embraced by world leaders including Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, President François Hollande of France and Premier Li Keqiang of China. Rifkin is an advisor to the European Union and to heads of state around the world, and president of the Foundation on Economic Trends in Washington, DC.