Michael A. Cusumano is a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan School of Management in Cambridge, Massachusetts. For more than 30 years, he has conducted research and taught classes on software company strategy, product development and entrepreneurship, as well as (early in his career) manufacturing and product development methods in the automobile and consumer electronics industries. He has published 13 books and more than 120 articles and columns on these topics. His latest book (Strategy Rules: Five Timeless Lessons from Bill Gates, Andy Grove and Steve Jobs, published with David Yoffie in 2015) has been translated into 17 languages and received widespread media acclaim. He has also lectured and consulted to nearly 100 organizations around the world.