Michael J. Gelb
Michael J. Gelb is a world-renowned innovator in the fields of creative thinking, accelerated learning, and leadership development. His clients include DuPont, Genentech, Merck, Microsoft, and Nike. His internationally best-selling book, How to Think Like Leonardo DaVinci, debuted in 1998 and has been translated into 18 languages. He is also author of 13 other books, including Discover Your Genius: How to Think Like History's Ten Most Revolutionary Minds and DaVinci Decoded.
The New York Times, the Washington Post, and Training Magazine have all featured Gelb's work. He has also appeared on Good Morning America, CNN's Business Unusual, and on countless radio programs including live interviews with NPR and the BBC World Service.
A retired professional juggler, Gelb created the Juggling Metaphor Method and wrote More Balls Than Hands: Juggling Your Way to Success by Learning to Love Your Mistakes. A fourth degree black belt in the Japanese martial art of Aikido, Gelb is coauthor with International Grandmaster Raymond Keene, of Samurai Chess: Mastering Strategic Thinking Through the Martial Art of the Mind.