Innovation expert Warren Berger is a longtime journalist with the New York Times, Wired, and Fast Company and the author of six books, including the international bestseller A MORE BEAUTIFUL QUESTION: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas. He shows how innovators and dynamic companies harness the power of inquiry—one of the most effective forces for igniting change in business and life. He has studied hundreds of the world’s leading innovators, designers, education leaders, creative thinkers, and red-hot start-ups to analyze how they ask game-changing questions, solve problems, and create new possibilities.
Richard Chang is CEO of Richard Chang Associates, Inc., a performance improvement consulting, training, and publishing firm based in Southern California. He’s an internationally-acclaimed management consultant, speaker, and author. He has authored or co-authored over 25 books, including The Passion Plan: A Step-by-Step Guide to Discovering, Developing, and Living Your Passion. Richard holds a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, has served as Chair of the Board for the Association for Talent Development (ATD – formerly known as ASTD), has served as a Judge for the Malcolm Baldrige Performance Excellence Award, and currently serves in multiple National and Sectional Leadership roles for the United States Tennis Association (USTA) and the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). In addition, he is a recurrent selection for Executive Excellence Publishing’s annual “Excellence 100 List” that ranks the Top 100 consultants/authors/speakers who are influencing and shaping the world of work in organizations and was recently named among the Top 30 Leadership Thought Leaders worldwide by leadershipgurus.com.