John P. Kotter is the Konosuke Matsushita Professor of Leadership, Emeritus, at Harvard Business School. Widely regarded as the authority on leadership and change, Kotter is a "New York Times" bestselling author, award-winning business and management thought leader, business entrepreneur, and inspirational speaker. His ideas, books, speeches, and company--Kotter International--have helped mobilize people around the world to better lead organizations, and their own lives, in an era of increasingly rapid change. Kotter has authored 18 books to date, with 12 of them becoming bestsellers. His books have reached millions of readers globally and have been translated into more than 30 languages.