John Hagel is an independent management consultant and author. He works with senior management of large enterprises around the world to shape business strategies and improve business performance. His experience includes senior management positions in technology businesses and sixteen years as a consultant with McKinsey & Co. He continues to serve as Senior Advisor to McKinsey & Co.
Harvard Business School Press has published four books by John, including his most recent, The Only Sustainable Edge, co-authored with John Seely Brown. He is also the author of the best-selling business books, Net Gain and Net Worth and Out of the Box. John has also received two awards for best articles published in Harvard Business Review and he has published extensively in other business publications including the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times and McKinsey Quarterly.
John is a Forum Fellow at the World Economic Forum serves on the Steering Committee of the Harvard Business School Research Center. John received his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, a J.D. from Harvard Law School, a graduate degree (B.Phil.) in Modern Middle Eastern Studies from Oxford University and a B.A. in economic history from Wesleyan University.
More information is available on his web site www.johnhagel.com and his blog http://edgeperspectives.typepad.com . He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.