Saul Kaplan is the founder and Chief Catalyst of the Business Innovation Factory. BIF is a non-profit real world laboratory exploring systems level innovation. He also founded Innomodels to help organizations realize the value of business model innovation. Previously he was the Executive Counselor to the Governor of Rhode Island on Economic Growth and Community Development. Saul also blogs at It's Saul Connected.
Kay is the founder and president of Endpoint Technologies Associates (www.ndpta.com).
The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University is widely recognized as a global leader in management education. A regular feature of the BusinessWeek Online Management Channel is Conversations with Kellogg in which Management Channel Editor Patricia O'Connell talks with a Kellogg School faculty member about the management challenges that lie behind the breaking business news stories of the day. Kellogg's faculty members are known for their research, teaching, and practical connections to the world of business and management through the school's MBA and executive education programs.
Karen E. Klein is a Los Angeles-based writer who covers entrepreneurship and small-business issues. E-mail your questions to Klein to get specific advice from experts in her twice-weekly columns.
Jesper Koll is president and CEO of Tantallon Research Japan, part of Singapore-based Tantallon Capital. Koll, who was chief economist for Merrill Lynch Japan (
Thomas D. Kuczmarski is founder and president of Kuczmarski & Associates, an innovation consultancy based in Chicago. The author of five books, Kuczmarski has also taught product and service innovation at Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management for 29 years.