Rich Karlgaard, a 30-year veteran at Forbes, is the former publisher and current editor-at-large, futurist and writer of the “Tech Connect” column for Forbes Asia. He is a regular commentator on cable business channels, and a speaker and panel moderator at business and financial eventsaround the world.

Karlgaard’s 2014 book on innovation culture, The Soft Edge, examined successful corporate cultures. It featured a foreword by Tom Peters and an afterword by the late Harvard Business School professor, Clayton Christensen. Karlgaard’s 2015 book, Team Genius, was praised by Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella.

His 2019 book, Late Bloomers, was reviewed by National Public Radio’s Morning Edition, Harvard Business Review, and the Wall Street Journal. The Financial Times chose Late Bloomers as one of its must-read 2020 books. The Wall Street Journal selected Late Bloomers for its C-Suite book club.