About the Author
Philip Kotler, widely considered to be the world's leading marketing guru, is the S.C. Johnson Distinguished Professor of International Marketing at Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. He is the author and co-author of sixteen books, including Marketing Management, Marketing of Nations and Kotler on Marketing. He also acts as a consultant to many major multinationals and has lectured extensively in Asia and North America. Hermawan Kartajaya is Leading Service Officer of MarkPlus & Co., a strategy consulting firm in Indonesia. He is also the President of Asia-Pacific Marketing Federation (APMF, 1998-2000) and the Vice-Chairman of the World Marketing Association (WMA, 1999-2000). His Sustainable Marketing Enterprise model provides the foundation for building both sustainable economies and companies. He has helped many leading Asian companies create sustainable strategies in the past decade. Additional case studies were contributed by Michael Alan Hamlin, author of The New Asian Corporation and managing director of Team Asia, a business consulting group and speaker's bureau.
"Kevin Lane Keller" is acknowledged as one of the international leaders in the study of strategic brand management and integrated marketing communications. His research has been widely cited and received numerous awards. He remains actively involved in industry and has served as brand confident to marketers for some of the world's most successful brands, including Disney, Ford, Intel, Levi Strauss, Nike, Procter and Gamble, and many more. Professor Keller is presently the E.B. Osborn Professor of Marketing at Dartmouth College's Amos Tuck School of Management where he teaches an M.B.A elective on strategic brand management and lectures in executive programs on that topic. He lives with his family in Etna, NH.