Rich Horwath is a New York Times, Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling author on strategy. As the CEO of the Strategic Thinking Institute, Rich leads executive teams through the strategy process and has helped more than 50,000 managers around the world develop their strategic thinking skills. A former Chief Strategy Officer and professor of strategy, he brings both real-world experience and practical expertise to help leaders build their team’s strategic capabilities.
Rich’s innovative work in the field of strategic thinking has created dozens of proprietary offerings including group workshops, assessments, books, mobile apps, workbooks, software, podcasts, videos and one-to-one strategic counsel. Rich earned an MBA with Distinction from the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business at DePaul University and served as a professor of strategy at the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. He resides in Barrington Hills, Illinois.