Craig S. Fleisher is the Chief Learning Officer and Director of Professional Development, Aurora WDC, Madison, Wisconsin, USA. Craig was President of the Board of Directors of the international Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP), Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Competitive Intelligence Foundation (Washington, DC), founding Editor of the Journal of Competitive Intelligence and Management, and is a SCIP Meritorious Award winner and Fellow. Author or editor of a dozen books and scores of scholarly articles and chapters, Craig is among the top-cited Google Scholars in several fields, and contributes on several scholarly journals’ editorial boards. He was recognized as one of Canada’s top MBA professors by Canadian Business magazine, is named in the Canadian Who’s Who, and has taught university and executive courses in the strategy, analysis, and competitive intelligence areas for nearly three decades.
He was formerly a Professor, endowed research Chair, dean, MBA director and/or Institute Chair at the Universities of Calgary, New Brunswick, Windsor, and Wilfrid Laurier in Canada, as well as the College of Coastal Georgia. Craig holds a PhD in Business from the Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh, MBA in Human Resources Management and Marketing from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University, and his BSBA (Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate) from the University of Florida.
A well-traveled speaker, he regularly advises leading corporations, associations, and public sector agencies on analysis processes and insight development. Craig holds a Docent appointment in the Dept. of Business Information Mgmt. at Tampere University of Technology (FI), graduate faculty status at the Universita della Svizzera italiana (CH), and visiting positions at universities in eight countries.