Verne Harnish is founder of the world-renowned Entrepreneurs’Organization and chaired for 15 years EO’s first CEO program, the “Birthing of Giants”, held at MIT. Founder and CEO of Gazelles, a global executive education and coaching company with hundreds of partners on six continents, Verne has spent more than 30 years educating entrepreneurial teams. The “Growth Guy” syndicated columnist, he´s also a regular columnist for Fortune Magazine. Verne Harnish is the author of “Scaling Up”, “Mastering the Rockefeller Habits” and, along with the editors of Fortune, authored “The Greatest Business Decisions of All TIme”. Verne chairs annual Growth Summits in North America, Europe, Asia and continues to teach in the MIT-based executive program he founded.