Advisors

  • Teresa M. Amabile, Ph.D.

    Teresa Amabile is the Edsel Bryant Ford Professor of Business Administration in the Entrepreneurial Management Unit at Harvard Business School. She is also a Director of Research at the...
  • Margaret A. Boden, Ph.D.

    Margaret A. Boden is Research Professor of Cognitive Science at the University of Sussex. She is a member of the Academia Europaea, and a Fellow of the British Academy and of the American...
  • David Chalmers, Ph.D.

    David Chalmers, Ph. D., is a distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Centre for Consciousness at the Australian National University as well as a Professor of Philosophy...
  • Mark Changizi, Ph.D.

    Mark Changizi is an evolutionary neurobiologist aiming to grasp the ultimate foundations underlying why we think, feel and see as we do. He is the Director of Human Cognition at 2AI Labs...
  • Richard Florida, Ph.D.

    The Economist recently said that Richard Florida was “as close to a household name as it is possible for an urban theorist to be in America,” Esquire has included him on its annual...
  • Berys Gaut, Ph.D.

    Berys Gaut is Professor of Philosophy at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland. He holds a B.A. from Oxford University (Balliol College), and a M.A. and a PhD from Princeton University....
  • John Howkins

    John Howkins is Visiting Professor, City University, London, England, and Vice Dean and Visiting Professor, the Shanghai School of Creativity, Shanghai Theatre Academy, China. He first...
  • James C. Kaufman, Ph.D.

    James C. Kaufman, Ph.D., is a Professor of Psychology at the California State University at San Bernardino, where he directs the Learning Research Institute. He received his Ph.D. from...
  • John Kounios, Ph.D.

    John Kounios attended Haverford College, where he received a B.A. with a double major in psychology and music theory/composition. He then enrolled in the University of Michigan’s...
  • Kyung Hee Kim, Ph.D.

    Dr. Kim, Associate Professor of Educational Psychology at The College of William & Mary, trains parents and teachers around the world to foster creativity in children. Numerous...
  • Burton Lee Ph.D., MBA

    Burton Lee, Ph.D., MBA is Director of Stanford University’s European Entrepreneurship and Innovation Thought Leaders Program in the School of Engineering. He was recently appointed to...
  • Josh Linkner

    Josh Linkner is The New York Times Bestselling author of “Disciplined Dreaming: A Proven System to Drive Breakthrough Creativity”, named one of the top 10 business books of...
  • Keith Sawyer, Ph.D.

    Dr. Keith Sawyer is a professor of psychology, education, and business at Washington University in St. Louis. He is one of the country’s leading scientific experts on creativity and...
  • Dean Keith Simonton, Ph.D.

    Dean Keith Simonton (PhD 1975 Harvard University) is Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Davis. His curriculum vitae lists more than 430 publications,...