Mark Salisbury is a scientist, professor, leader, speaker, author, consultant, and expert on the new wisdom economy. After completing his Ph.D. at the University of Oregon, Mark worked for eleven years at The Boeing Company where his time was split between the research and development of intelligent human/computer software and computer-based training programs. After leaving Boeing, Mark founded Vitel, Inc., a knowledge management solution provider for the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Laboratories. Vitel’s latest project is Wisdom Makers, an online consulting site for experts to create digital advisors to support communities of learning professionals. In addition, Mark was a professor and program director at the University of New Mexico for seventeen years where he published extensively in artificial intelligence and knowledge management. Currently, he is a professor of computer science and organizational development & change at the University of St. Thomas.