About the Author
Gifford Pinchot and Ron Pellman have been working together for almost 20 years to help hundreds of new products and new businesses reach their potential. They have assisted over half of the Fortune 100 companies become more intrapreneurial.
Gifford Pinchot is a speaker, consultant and author of the bestselling classic Intrapreneuring: Why You Don't Have to Leave the Corporation to Become an Entrepreneur (Harper & Row, 1985), which has been published worldwide in fifteen languages, and The Intelligent Organization (Berrett-Koehler, 1994), co-written with his wife Elizabeth Pinchot. He leads the firm Pinchot & Company, which trains intrapreneurial teams to succeed, helps managers to better foster innovation, and designs reward systems that encourage innovation and wise long-term management.
Ron Pellman is an inventor, entrepreneur, consultant and trainer whose career has focused on the management of innovation. He has shepherded over 300 new product, new business development and technology planning projects for leading companies in the U.S. and Europe. Now head of Pellman EnterpriZes, Inc., he worked for eight years as the president of Pinchot & Company, helping both large and small organizations rekindle their intrapreneurial spirit.