George Stalk Jr. is a Senior Advisor for The Boston Consulting Group, Senior Partner Emeritus for Banyan family business advisors as well as an Adjunct Professor of Strategic Management for the Rotman School of Management at University of Toronto. He joined BCG in 1978 and has worked in its Boston, Chicago, Tokyo and Toronto offices. His professional practice focuses on international and time-based competition. George Stalk Jr. co-authored best-sellers on “time-based” competition, Competing Against Time, and Kaisha: The Japanese Corporation. A somewhat controversial book, Hardball: Are You Playing to Play or to Playing to Win? was published in October of 2004. George Stalk’s latest book: Memos to the CEO: Strategies in Our Future was published by Harvard Business School Press. He has also been published in many business publications, including the Harvard Business Review where he has won the McKinsey Award for the best article. He holds a BSEM from the University of Michigan, an MSA&AE MIT and MBA from Harvard Business School.