Craig S. Fleisher, Ph.D., is the Chief Learning Officer (CLO) at Aurora WDC, Madison, WI, one of the globe's leading intelligence professional service firms. For 3 decades in classrooms and boardrooms, his ideas, methods, and principles such as Analytic Fitness, KITs+1, Intelligence Analysis 3.0, FAROUT, and Intelligence-driven Innovation are presented internationally and regularly validated in dialogues & application with accomplished executives and top students. They are also included in professional certification qualifying and licensing exams. Among the top-cited Google Scholars in several subjects, Craig has been quoted in prominent intl. business media and shared with associations, public agencies, think tanks & highly respected brands including advising, among others, 3M, Alcan, BHP, CIBC, EDS, ExxonMobil, GE, GM, IBM, J&J, Levi Strauss, Merck, Philips, P&G & Telstra.
A prolific author/editor of 14 published books and 150+ scholarly papers & chapters, Fleisher is a former President & board member of the Strategic and Competitive Intelligence (CI) Professionals (SCIP), Chair & board member of the CI Foundation (Washington, DC), President of a Canadian public affairs association, Editor of the Journal of CI & Management, Co-Editor of the Handbook of Public Affairs, Associate Editor of the Journal of Public Affairs, & an IABC life member and its Foundation's vice-chair. He has won outstanding mentoring, professor, research and service-related awards, SCIP's highest intl. recognition-its Meritorious Award, Canadian Who's Who, and is an Intl. Assn. of CI Fellow. A former MBA program director, B-School dean and 2x endowed university research chair, he is/was a member of university faculties and/or advisory boards in the US, CA, AU, CH, FI, NZ, UK + ZA. He has facilitated scores of successful planning sessions and workshops, and regularly receives top rankings for his keynoting and public presentations.