Publisher and Futurist, Forbes Media
Rich Karlgaard advises audiences on how to harness an organization's disruptive spirits to maximize business opportunities in the global marketplace. He is a co-founder of Upside magazine, Garage Technology Partners (with Guy Kawasaki) and Silicon Valley's premier public business forum, the Churchill Club, for which he won an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Karlgaard's book on innovation culture, "The Soft Edge: Where Great Companies Find Lasting Success", was an Amazon top seller. His 2015 book, "Team Genius: The New Science of High Performing Organizations", has been endorsed by the CEOs of Microsoft and FedEx. His latest book, "Late Bloomers", was published in 2019. In his biweekly Forbes column, Innovation Rules, he provides an honest and incisive assessment on a broad range of emerging issues, where he reveals a prospective and comprehensive analysis of the disruptive forces that are reshaping your industry.