G. Michael Maddock is founding partner, and Raphael Louis Viton is president, of Maddock Douglas, a company that invents, brands and markets products for "companies driven by innovation".
Marcial writes the Inside Wall Street column for BusinessWeek. In 2008, FT Press published the book Gene Marcial's 7 Commandments of Stock Investing.
Gene Marks, CPA, is the owner of the Marks Group, which sells customer relationship, service, and financial management tools to small and midsize businesses. Marks is the author of four best-selling small business books and writes the popular "Penny Pincher's Almanac" syndicated column. He frequently speaks to business groups on penny-pinching topics. More penny-pinching advice from Marks can be found at www.quickerbetterwiser.com.
Roger Martin has served as dean of the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto since 1998. He was previously a director and co-head of Monitor Company, a global strategy consulting firm based in Cambridge, Mass. He is director of Thomson Corporation and Research in Motion and has just published his second book, The Opposable Mind (Harvard Business School Press).
Joseph Daniel McCool is the author of Deciding Who Leads, named "one of the best business books of 2008" by Soundview and Business Book Review, and principal of www.TheMcCoolGroup.com, which advises corporate decision-makers on assessment, selection, engagement, and performance score-carding of executive search consultants and related externally focused management succession issues.
Keith McFarland, a two-time technology CEO, is the founder of McFarland Strategy Partners in Sandy, Utah. His clients include House of Blues, Vans, and other entrepreneurial companies. He is the #1 bestselling author of The Breakthrough Company, and BOUNCE
Steve McKee is president of McKee Wallwork Cleveland and author of When Growth Stalls: How It Happens, Why You're Stuck, and What to Do About It. Find him on Twitter and LinkedIn.
Ann Mettler is executive director and co-founder of The Lisbon Council, an advocacy group and policy network committed to raising European competitiveness, encouraging economic growth, promoting structural reform, creating jobs, and working toward a better, more prosperous future.
Nilofer Merchant is founder and chief strategist of Rubicon, and author of The New How, a book on setting direction using collaboration to get better business outcomes. Follow her on twitter at @nilofer.
Julie Meyer is the founder and chief executive of Ariadne Capital, a London-based investment and advisory group that invests in early-stage private companies and advises later-stage private and public companies. She started the company in December, 2000, after having helped create First Tuesday, a business networking group for entrepreneurs that began in London in 1998.
David C. Michael is a senior vice-president and managing director with the Boston Consulting Group's Beijing office. He started in BCG's Shanghai office in 1992 and is the leader of BCG's operations practice in Asia. He is a columnist for Asia Insight.
A leadership consultant, Nikos is author of the book Purpose: The Starting Point of Great Companies and can be reached at Nikosonline.com.