The API is proud to introduce its API Fellows. Our Fellows are
leading academics or experienced practitioners, who provide
direction and advice for the Institute's research and practice.
Dr. David J. Teece
Professor David Teece holds the Thomas W. Tusher Chair in Global
Business at the Haas School of Business at the University of
California, Berkeley, where he is also the director of the
Institute of Management, Innovation, and Organization.
Teece is a leading researcher in the fields of corporate strategy
and innovation. According to Science Watch, he was a top 10 listed
author for the decade 1995-2005, based on citation counts in the
top 100 journals in business and economics. He is also an acclaimed
practitioner with leading roles in several firms including
co-founder and vice chairman of LECG, the Law and Economic
Consulting Group (NASDAQ:XPRT). Teece has been listed among the
"Top 50 Business Intellectuals" by Accenture.
Dr. Robert D. Austin
Robert Austin is Associate Professor at Harvard Business School
(HBS), Guest Professor at Copenhagen Business School (CBS), and
faculty chair of the HBS Executive Education program for Chief
Information Officers. His research focuses on knowledge-intensive
work; he has authored, coauthored, or co-edited several books,
including 'Measuring and Managing Performance in Organizations' and
'The Broadband Explosion' (with S. Bradley). He also has written
numerous articles in academic and practitioner journals.
His industry experience includes work as an executive for a
business incubated by a leading technology company and as a manager
at Ford Motor Company.
Bruno Aziza is a recognized authority on Information Management
and Strategy Execution. He is co-author of the best-selling book,
"Drive Business Performance: Enabling a Culture of Intelligent
Execution." Aziza currently works for SiSense, The Big Data
Analytics Company and Startup Genome. Prior to that, he held
management positions at Microsoft, Apple Inc., Business Objects
(SAP), AppStream (Symantec) and Decathlon SA.
Aziza speaks French, German and English fluently and holds a
Master's degree in Business and Economics. He frequently shares his
insights at industry events as well as academic venues.
Dr. Dean R. Spitzer
Dean Spitzer is President of Dean R. Spitzer & Associates
Inc. in the US and an internationally recognized authority on
performance measurement. He has over 30 years experience in helping
individuals and organisations achieve superior performance. For
many years, he was the IBM thought leader in the area of
performance management and measurement.
Dr. Spitzer is the author of 8 books and over 200 articles on
various aspects of performance management and improvement,
including his latest book 'Transforming Performance Measurement'
(see our resources section).
Dr. Klaus Moeller
Prof. Dr. Klaus Moeller holds the chair of Management Accounting
and Control at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen in
Prof Moeller is widely recognised as a leading reseracher on the
development and operation of performance measurement and management
control systems to enable managers to make better informed
Dr. Péter Horváth
Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Dr. h.c. mult. Péter Horváth is a
leading researcher and practitioner in the field of management
accounting and performance management. He is an emeritus professor
at the University of Stuttgart, the managing director of the
International Performance Research Institute gGmbH (IPRI) as well
as the founder and chairman of the Horváth AG, with offices in
Atlanta, Barcelona, Berlin, Bucharest, Budapest, Düsseldorf,
Munich, Stuttgart, Vienna, and Zurich.
Prof. Horváth is the author of several books and articles (mainly
in German) including the seminal handbook 'Controlling' which is in
its 10 edition.
Frank Buytendijk is Vice President of Enterprise Performance
Management Strategy for Oracle and previously a Gartner Research
Vice President, he is one of world's most recognised thought
leaders on Business Intelligence (BI) and Enterprise Performance
As a researcher, presenter, and business strategy consultant for
Oracle's customers, Buytendijk's style is best described as
provocative, out-of-the-box, and future-oriented, while adding a
human touch. Based in The Netherlands, Frank brings 20 years of
experience in BI & EPM.
Gary Cokins is an internationally recognized expert and author
of articles and six books in advanced cost management, business
analytics, and enterprise and corporate performance management (EPM
/ CPM) systems. His career has been a consultant with Deloitte,
KPMG, EDS (now part of HP), and SAS. He is the founder of
Analytics-Based Performance Management LLC located in Raleigh,
North Carolina USA. His most recent books are "Performance
Management - Integrating Strategy Execution, Methods, Risk and
Analytics" and "Predictive Business Analytics".
Ian Shore is a performance management and information systems
expert in the charity, public sector and military context. He has
over 33 years of experience and until recently served as Wing
Commander (Management Systems) with the Royal Air Force at
Headquarters Air Command. There he initiated and implemented a
bespoke Management Information System, within the context of
Balanced Scorecard reporting, and he pioneered the integration of
performance and risk management processes throughout the Royal Air
Force. He is now the managing director of Ideal Solutions
(Consultancy) Ltd offering consultancy support in the fields of
performance and risk management to government, local authorities,
charities and churches.
James Creelman is a recognised global authority on Balanced
Scorecard, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) and Risk
Management. James is the author of 22 in-depth reports and books on
the topic, including the recent books, 'More with Less: Mazimizing
value in the public sector: (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), co-authored
with Bernard Marr and 'Creating a Balanced Scorecard for a
Financial Services Organization (John Wiley, 2011). He is
currently the manager of the knowledge and reserach center at the
Palladium group. Previously he worked at Ministry of Works, Bahrain
(a Balanced Scorecard Hall of Fame winner) and Ashghal (Public
Works Authority) in Qutar.
Professor Leif Edvinsson is adjunct Professor at Lund University
and professor adj. at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Leif Edvinsson is a pioneering thinker in the field of measuring
and managing intellectual capital. He is the author of numerous
articles on service management and on Intellectual Capital and he
has written a few books on the topic. In 1997, together with
Michael S. Malone, Leif Edvinsson published one of the first books
on Intellectual Capital.
Marc Andre Marr
Marc André Marr is an international expert and advisor on
environmental performance and sustainable development and a
competent commentator on the energy sector as well as on global
climate policy issues. Marc has operated in Germany, England,
Australia, India, Denmark and Switzerland and worked for
organisations including E.ON and the Energy Foundation. He is
currently with Perspectives Climate Change GmbH, a worldwide
operating consultancy for the greenhouse gas marked focusing on
Clean Development Mechanisms (CDM).
Mark Graham Brown
Mark Graham Brown is an experienced consultant and well-known
author in the field of performance measurement and balanced
scorecard. He has worked with major corporations and government
organisations on measuring and improving performance for the last
His books include 'Beyond the Balanced Scorecard - Improving
business intelligence with analytics', 'Keeping Score - Using the
right metrics to drive world-class performance', 'Winning Score -
How to design and implement organizational scorecards'.
Paul R. Niven
Paul Niven is an author, management consultant, and noted
speaker on the subjects of Performance Management and the Balanced
Scorecard. As both a practitioner and consultant he has developed
successful Balanced Scorecard systems for clients in a wide variety
of organizations. His books include 'Balanced Scorecard Step by
Step'; 'Balanced Scorecard Step by Step for Governments and
Nonprofits' and 'Balanced Scorecard Diagnostics.
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