Senior Research at Institute for Applied Economic Research (IPEA). Professor at Catholic University of Brasília, Brazil. Ph.D in Information Science, University of Brasilia. Author of the book: Knowledge Managment Framework for the Brazilian Public Administration. Field of research: Knowledge Management in the public sector. Head of the Department of Knowledge and Quality Management of Ipea. Member of the Global Knowledge Survey Network (GKS). Awarded, 2nd place in the Knowledge Management and Intellectual Capital Excellence Awards 2015 for the implementation of Ipea´s Knowledge Repository (September 2015). Consultant in the field of Knowledge Management with the following Brazilian public organizations: Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil (ANAC), Empresa Brasileira de Correios e Telégrafos (ECT), Instituto de Pesquisas Tecnológicas de São Paulo (IPT/SP), Ministério das Comunicações, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz (Fiocruz), Polícia Civil do Governo de Minas Gerais, Polícia Militar do Governo de Minas Gerais, among others.
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Key pioneering contributor to both the theory and practice of Intellectual Capital. As the world’s first director of IC in 1991 he initiated the creation of the world's first public corporate Intellectual Capital Annual Report 1994, and inspired the development ever since on IC metrics. He was parallel to that prototyping the Skandia Future Center as a Lab for Organisational design, one of the very first in the World in 1996, and inspired many to be followed, today as a group called Future Centers Alliance. Professor Leif Edvinsson has his education from the University of California, Berkeley, USA, and Lund University, Sweden. He is the author of numerous articles on the service management and on Intellectual Capital. In March 1997, together with Michael S. Malone, he launched one of the very first books on Intellectual Capital. He is also special advisor on Societal Entrepreneurship to the Swedish Governmental Foundation for Competence and Knowledge Development, as well as on Service Science to the Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation. In 1997 co founder of Intellectual Capital Sweden AB. In 2010 initiator, together with Aalto University of the World´s First Camp on Societal Innovation. Advisory Board Member to PwC on Societal Development. Also special advisor to among others KBUD - Knowledge Based Urban planning projects in both Stockholm as well as Lund, Sweden. He is also Member of the European Commissions project group on Open Service Innovation. Leif is serving on the Board of Directors of several knowledge intensive enterprises among others for many years the Center for Molecular Medicine at Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden. Since 2000 he has been the Honorary Chairman of the UK based Henley College, KM Forum. In 2000, appointed as the World´s First Professor adjunct at Lund University on Intellectual Capital. In January 2006, he was also appointed professor adj. at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and later promoted to Chair Professor in 2007. In 2009 also appointed Guest Professor at Jiaotong University, Xian, China. In June 2010 awarded in Kuala Lumpur as The Brand Laureate for Branding of Human Capital.