FOUNDER & CEO, OPEN ASSEMBLY
John has nearly 30 years of experiences in founding, growing and consulting on open business practices. He is a frequent industry speaker and respected author. He has been featured in multiple Harvard Business School case studies on open methodologies. Outside of work he pursues his passions of climbing, skiing, cycling and surfing. Among his accomplishments, he set the world record for the ascent and round-trip of Kilimanjaro.
Professor of Business Administration
Karim R. Lakhani is Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School, the Principal Investigator of the Crowd Innovation Lab and NASA Tournament Lab at the Harvard Institute for Quantitative Social Science and the faculty co-founder of the Harvard Business School Digital Initiative. He specializes in technology management and innovation. His research examines crowd-based innovation models and the digital transformation of companies and industries.