Andrea Meyer researches and writes about innovation, IT and management topics. Author of more than 450 company case studies and contributor to 32 books, she creates custom content for her clients.
Andrea works with universities (MIT, Harvard, Babson) to create executive education materials, and with publishers (Prentice Hall, McGraw-Hill, Cengage) to write business books. Andrea also works with consulting companies and organizations (McKinsey & Co., YPO, AARP, Cisco, IBM) to create content under their logos, such as articles, white papers, and best practice reports.
Andrea's blog, Working Knowledge, is featured on Guy Kawasaki's AllTop Innovation and syndicated on Innovation Excellence and CustomerThink. Andrea also serves on the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Innovation Science.
A Certified Online Instructor, Andrea is active in social media and facilitates online communities. Andrea's international clients include the Norwegian Center for Leadership Development, French Ministry of Education, and Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development (OECD). She has conducted case studies of companies in Europe, South America and Asia. Andrea is fluent in Czech and has lived in Prague, Cape Town & Zurich.
Before founding Working Knowledge® in 1988, Andrea worked at IBM, providing research support for new product development and corporate acquisitions. She also developed management training materials for CareerTrack Seminars, which was the 10th fastest-growing, privately-held company in the U.S. while she worked there and its seminars were attended by over 400,000 people annually.
Andrea earned her Master of Information Science degree from the University of Texas at Austin, graduated with highest honors from UT's Plan II Honors Program, is a member of Mensa and is listed in Who's Who in America.