Chairman of the Board of Directors, Kurtzman Group
Joel Kurtzman is Chairman of the Kurtzman Group. He also advises private equity firms and co-chairs Corporate Governance Summits, a meeting limited exclusively to BoD heads, with Harvey Pitt. Prior to that, he was the Global Lead Partner for Though Leadership and Innovation at PricewaterhouseCoopers, a partner at specialized private equity firm Knowledge Universe and president of his own advisory firm. Mr Kurtzman is the former Editor of the Harvard Business Review and has worked as an editor and columnist at the New York Times. He has edited or authored 20 books; his most work, Startups that Work, is based on his study of successful venture-funded companies.