Chris Martenson

Chris Martenson

Formal First Name
Christopher (Chris)
9/15/1962 - present

Chris Martenson is the Co-Founder and CEO of Peak Prosperity. He is an accomplished economic researcher and futurist specializing in energy and resource depletion. Martenson is one of the first econobloggers who forecasted the collapse of the housing market as well as the stock market correction ahead of time. His analysis and commentary are sought-after by the media as well as academic, civic, and private organizations around the world. Prior to becoming an independent economist, Martenson spent more than 10 years in corporate finance and strategic consulting.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Martenson is a sought-after presenter who has offered the Crash Course seminar all around the United States
  • His Crash Course video series explores the economy, energy, and environment and offers articulate, dynamic insight into the workings of our monetary system.
  • His website offers both daily free content as well as a newsletter service for enrolled members.
  • He has appeared on various broadcast programs, including The Street, PBS NewsHour, and Yahoo! Finance.
  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.