The Regenerative Managing Brain Trust
Kim Korn helps companies learn to thrive forever. As a management practitioner, Kim has been responsible for invention, innovation, strategy, operations, reengineering, information systems, product development, and business creation. During this time he honed his skills in guiding strategic innovation and corporate transformation. Applying his knowledge and skills built-up over this career to the challenge of competitive advantage, Kim went well beyond the usual notions of competitive advantage to discover regenerative managing - a revolutionary way, but proper way, of managing. Prior to forming Create Advantage, Kim held several positions at Andersen Corporation (Andersen Windows) and Andersen Consulting (Accenture). Kim earned an MBA in Finance and Information Systems from the University of Iowa and attended architecture school for two years at Iowa State University.
Kim and Joe Pine of Strategic Horizons LLP collaborate on researching, writing about, presenting, and introduciing regenerative managing to the world. Working closely together over the years, Kim also served as Joe's co-author in writing Infinite Possibiilty.
Joe Pine is an internationally acclaimed author, speaker, and management advisor to Fortune 500 companies and entrepreneurial start-ups alike. He is cofounder of Strategic Horizons LLP, a thinking studio dedicated to helping businesses conceive and design new ways of adding value to their economic offerings. Joe is also a visiting Scholar with the Design Lab at MIT.
Joe, with his Strategic Horizons partner Jim Gilmore, co-wrote Authenticity: What Consumers Really Want, which was named one of the top ten business books of the year by Amazon.com and featured in a TIME Magazine cover story on "10 Ideas that are changing the world." They have written an Updated Edition of The Experience Economy: Work Is Theatre & Every Business a Stage, which demonstrates how goods and services are no longer enough; what companies must offer today are experiences—memorable events that engage each customer in an inherently personal way. It was named one of the 100 best business books of all time by 800ceoread. Joe also wrote the award-winning Mass Customization: The New Frontier in Business Competition, which the Financial Times chose the book as one the seven best business books of 1993. Most recently, Joe published, with Kim as co-author, Infinite Possibility: Creating Customer Value on the Digital Frontier, on how to use digital technology to stage experiences that fuse the real and the virtual.