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Clay Christensen: one of the world’s leading experts on innovation focuses his groundbreaking theories of disruptive innovation to explain the roots causes of schools’ problems – and how to solve them – in Disrupting Class.


David D'Alessandro: the national bestsellingauthor and former CEO of John Hancock Financial Services, tells readers how to get out of the mid-career rut and be promoted into senior management - and then, how to do the harder thing, which is prosper there in Executive Warfare.
Mohamed El-Erian : the co-CEO and co-CIO of PIMCO, is one of the most respected leaders in the investing world today and is renowned for his pioneering views and approaches to emerging markets and global investing. In When Markets Collide, he presents a cogent view of the rapidly changing world financial system and provides the proper context to interpret market events with approaches that will help investors to benefit from ongoing global changes.
Anthony S. Fauci: M.D., lead editor of HARRISON’S PRINCIPLES OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, 17th Edition (March 2008), is Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and serves as one of the key advisors to the White House and Department of Health and Human Services. In 2008, Dr. Fauci was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Nation's highest civil award.
Joseph Michelli: bestselling author of The Starbucks Experience now offers the 5 Leadership Principles for Creating a Legendary Customer Experience Courtesy of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company in The New Gold Standard.
Kamal Nath : India’s dynamic minister of commerce and industry, explains his country’s phenomenal economic, political, and social transformation in India's Century .
Elizabeth Pantley: bestselling author of the No-Cry series of books will release The No-Cry Nap Solution in February 2009.
C.K. Prahalad : named the world’s most influential management thinker by the London Times, examines the e nature of innovation in today's brutally competitive business landscape in The New Age of Innovation. He and coauthor MS Krishnan reveal a hidden link between innovation, business models, and day-to-day operations and they suggest that the changing dynamics of the markets, technology, connectivity, and consumer involvement have created a need for continuous change in organizations, not just big, breakthrough moments.


Joel Scambray: IT security expert, who co-founded security software and services startup Foundstone Inc ., and has led Microsoft's online services security efforts, is co-author of the original Hacking Exposed: Network Security Secrets & Solutions, the international bestselling computer security book that will be in its sixth edition in January 2009.
Herb Schildt: bestselling programming author and an authority on the C, C++, Java, and C# programming languages, and a master Windows programmer. He is the author of numerous books, most recently Herb Schildt's C++ Progamming Cookbook and coming in December 2008, C# 3.0: The Complete Reference.
Tal Ben-Shahar: Marries scientific data from positive psychology studies with common sense advice in his illuminating New York Times bestseller, Happier: Learn the Secrets to Daily Joy and Lasting Fulfillment.

Jerry Yudelson: PE, MS, MBA, LEED AP, author of the upcoming Green Building Through Integrated Design (October 2008), is Founder and Principal of Yudelson Associations and has more than 25 years’ experience with renewable energy systems, green building design, site planning, environmental remediation and water conservation. He is a national trainer for the USGBC and in 2004 was named both Green Building Advocate of the Year (Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance) and one of the top 25 Green Building Leaders in the Northwest (Sustainable Industries Journal).