Aaron Berger is a research scientist specializing in pattern recognition, domestic and foreign current events, and technology trends. A core belief of his is that there is always a solution. He serves as a strategic advisor to individuals and organizations interested in finding important solutions to difficult problems. In his effort to help others see a more systemic perspective, his research methods break down problems into their foundational elements, analysis of which yields new angles and novel solutions. Experience includes government relations, high-level representation and negotiation, systems-thinking, scenario planning, learning transfer, and other research skills. Broadly, he focuses on global catastrophic risks, national security, and geopolitical spillover events, with more of his recent work assisting in solving the climate crisis. In addition to serving the Rainey Center as special advisor, he is Head of Research for Sharemeister, a co-chair for the NEXUS Working Group on Energy Innovation & Environment, and an international advisor for the Sunrise Movement.