Michael C. Krauss is a veteran strategic marketer, business advisor, organizational coach, board member and investor with over 35 years of professional experience. He brings proven skills in strategic business planning, buyer insight analysis, change management and executive coaching. Michael speaks and writes frequently on business issues and is the @ C- Level columnist forMarketing News, the publication of the American Marketing Association. He is an active advocate of public sector economic development efforts and served as co-chair of Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley’s Council of Technology Advisors. Michael holds a bachelor’s degree and an MBA from the University of Chicago. He has taught on the faculty of the New Products Lab at The Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago. He earned a CPA certificate in the State of Illinois.