About the Author
W. GIBB DYER, Jr., (PhD, MIT) is the O. Leslie Stone Professor of Entrepreneurship and Management in the Marriott School of Business at Brigham Young University. He has been a visiting faculty member at the University of New Hampshire and IESE in Barcelona, Spain and has been a visiting scholar at the University of Bath in the U.K. He has published nine books and over 50 articles and his research has been featured in publications such as Fortune, The Wall Street Journal and the New York Times. He has been ranked as one of the top ten scholars in the world in the field of family business. His consulting practice focuses on team building, organization development and management succession.
JEFFREY H. DYER (PhD, UCLA) is the Horace Beesley Distinguished Professor of Strategy at BYU and the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He worked previously as a management consultant at Bain & Company and cofounded the Innovator's DNA consultancy. He is the author of two bestsellers, The Innovator's DNA and The Innovator's Method. Among those receiving PhDs after 1990 he was ranked #1 Most Influential Scholar with over 39,000 citations and over 500,000 Google searches to his name. As a speaker and consultant he has worked with prominent organizations like Adobe, AT&T, Intel, J&J, Microsoft and GSK.