John Kao

Dr. John Kao, founder of EdgeMakers, has spent almost 30 years creating compelling learning experiences for emerging innovators and entrepreneurs. He was a professor at Harvard Business School, taught at the MIT Media Lab and Stanford’s Bowman House. He was an advisor to countries on innovation policy and is a serial entrepreneur, as well as the best-selling author of books about innovation, a Tony award-winning producer and Yamaha Music’s first “artist in innovation” and a Yale Medical School trained psychiatrist.