Ahmed I. Shoukry is an Associate Professor of Urology at Cairo University, Egypt. He started blogging in 2004 and launched a portal for independent bloggers in 2007. He is an avid political activist. In late 2017, he released the bestselling book In or Out: A Practical Guide to Decision Making followed by a running memoir in 2018; It's Not Just About Running: Reflections on Life and Change in Egypt. His latest book is Anchor System Thinking: The Art of Situational Analysis, Problem Solving, and Strategic Planning for Yourself, Your Organization, and Society.