Charles Ferguson is a filmmaker and writer. He is the founder and president of Representational Pictures, and the director and producer of Inside Job, winner of the 2011 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature, and of No End in Sight: The American Occupation of Iraq, which was an Academy Award nominee as well. His latest film, Time to Choose, is the first comprehensive examination of how to address climate change and the bigger challenge of global sustainability. Ferguson was originally trained as a political scientist and holds a B.A in mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Ph.D. in political science from MIT. He has also been a consultant to the White House, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, the Department of Defense, and several U.S. and European technology firms.