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Thomas A. Stewart (born 1948) is the Executive Director of the National Center for the Middle Market (NCMM) at the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University. He joined the NCMM after a stint as Chief Marketing and Knowledge Officer of management consulting firm Booz & Company. Prior to joining Booz & Company, he was the editor and managing director of Harvard Business Review (HBR) from 2002-2008. Prior to joining HBR, he was editorial director of Business 2.0 and a member of the Board of Editors of Fortune magazine .
In a series of Fortune articles, Thomas Stewart pioneered the field of intellectual capital, which led to his 1997 book, Intellectual Capital: The New Wealth of Organizations. His second book, Wealth of Knowledge: Intellectual Capital and the Twenty-first Century Organization, reveals how today’s companies are applying the concept of intellectual capital in their operations to increase success in the marketplace. In 2016, he published "Woo, Wow, and Win: Service Design, Strategy, and the Art of Customer Delight",co-authored with Patrica O'Connell . Stewart is a member of the Advisory Council of the Information and Knowledge Strategy master's degree program at Columbia University. He is also a fellow of the World Economic Forum.
In 2005, the European Foundation for Management Development named him seventeenth on its “Thinkers 50” list of the 50 most influential management thinkers. He is the recipient of a number of awards, including the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation Media Award in 2002, the Champion of Workplace Learning and Performance Award from the American Society for Training and Development in 1999, and the Blue Chip Newsroom Award of best business journalists from the Journal of Financial Reporting in 1993.
Stewart graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College with a B.A. in English Literature. In 2004, he was awarded an honorary Doctor of Sciences Degree from Cass Business School, City University, London.
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Bernard Avishai is an Adjunct Professor of Business at Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He lives in Jerusalem and the United States. He has taught at Duke University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and Dartmouth College, and was director of the Zell Entrepreneurship Program at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya in Israel. From 1998 to 2001 he was International Director of Intellectual Capital at KPMG LLP. Before this he headed product development at Monitor Group, with which he is still associated. From 1986 to 1991 he was technology editor of Harvard Business Review. A Guggenheim Fellow, Avishai holds a doctorate in political economy from the University of Toronto. Before turning to management, he covered the Middle East as a journalist. He has written many articles and commentaries for The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, Harvard Business Review, Harper's Magazine and other publications. He is the author of three books on Israel, including the widely read The Tragedy of Zionism, and the 2008 The Hebrew Republic.
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Nikos Mourkogiannis is a business consultant, lawyer and writer. He is Member of the Board of the Stelios Philanthropic Foundation and Honorary Visiting Professor of Practice at Cass Business School. He is known as the author of the book "Purpose: The Starting Point of Great Companies", which is taught in universities and is considered an important asset for all businesses. It is a book about leadership and business strategy, in which there is a full analysis of the four primary business purposes: Discovery, Helping, Achievement, and Heroism. During his presidency of the Greek National Opera, the application of a restructuring program and the reorganization of GNO's financial situation, saved the organization's operation, leading to its continuous progress until today with great success.