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Richard Florida

Director MPI at U of T, Senior Editor, The Atlantic and Professor, NYU

Richard Florida is Co-founder and Editor at Large of <a href="http://www.citylab.com" rel="nofollow"><em>CityLab.com</em></a> and Senior Editor at <a href="http://www.theatlantic.com/" rel="nofollow"><em>The Atlantic</em></a>. He is director of the <a href="http://martinprosperity.org/" rel="nofollow">Martin Prosperity Institute</a> at the <a href="http://www.utoronto.com/" rel="nofollow">University of Toronto</a> and Global Research Professor at <a href="http://www.nyu.edu" rel="nofollow">NYU-SCPS</a>. He is the author of <a href="http://www.creativeclass.com/richard_florida/books/the_rise_of_the_creative_class_revisited" rel="nofollow"><em>The Rise of the Creative Class</em></a> and founder of the <a href="http://www.creativeclass.com" rel="nofollow">Creative Class Group</a>, which advises cities, governments, companies and non-profits around the world.

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