Andrew Razeghi is a Lecturer at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University where he teaches coursework on innovation, new products, and new venture formation and is the founder of StrategyLab, Inc., a growth strategy firm specializing in innovation. Razeghi is also a best-selling author and adviser to the executive teams of Fortune 500, family-owned, and venture-back companies. He is also a frequent speaker at industry and corporate events. His works spans industries, from consumer packaged goods to media, technology, financial services, healthcare, entertainment and professional sports. Razeghi has served as Vice Chairman of the Wright Centers of Innovation at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC and has provided testimony to the Congress of the United States House of Representatives on the role of innovation in leading economic recovery and growth. He is a Limited Partner in Excelerate Labs and is an early-stage investor in several companies. His work has appeared in a number of media outlets including the Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, China Daily, CNN, Investors Business Daily, and Forbes. His most-recent book, THE RIDDLE: Where Ideas Come From and How to Have Better Ones (Jossey-Bass/Wiley) was chosen by FAST COMPANY magazine as one of its “Smart Books.” His previous book, HOPE: How Triumphant Leaders Create the Future (Jossey-Bass/Wiley) is a “CEO READ” best-seller.