Todd Hirsch is the Vice President and Chief Economist for ATB Financial. For more than 25 years, he has worked as an economist for organizations including the Canada West Foundation and the Bank of Canada. He is the author of four books. His latest, Spiders in COVID Space: Adapting during and after the pandemic, was released in March 2021. He serves on the boards of Calgary’s Glenbow Museum and the Alberta Ballet. He is also an advisor to the Dean of the Chiu School of Business at Bow Valley College in Calgary. Todd is also the host of a podcast titled The Future Of, which won a national award in February 2021.