Verne Harnish

Verne Harnish is the Founder and CEO of ScalingUp, a global executive education and coaching company with more than 180 coaching partners on six continents. As the venture columnist for Fortune magazine and the man behind the “Growth Guy” articles, he is also a bestselling author.

Verne received a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from Wichita State University. With a wealth of management and coaching experience across multiple sectors, he has spent the past three decades helping companies scale up. As Founder of the world-renowned Entrepreneurs Organization (EO), he chaired EO’s premier CEO programme, “The Birthing of Giants” as well as WEO’s “Advanced Business” executive programme.