Brett Trusko is the Presdient and CEO of the IAOIP. He has a varied background including academia, consulting, accounting and speaking. He continues to consult, and is currently Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics at Texas A&M University where he works on Big Data Analytics and Natural Language Processing. He regularly facilitates innovation efforts and strategic planning retreats. He has a Doctorate in Business Administration and Technology Management and has over 30 years of experience consulting in finance, innovation, quality, strategy, informatics, operations, and administration. He has authored several books on quality and innovation. His 2015 book, the "Global Innovation Science Handbook", won a PROSE Award in the category of engineering and technology.