Mark Salisbury is a scientist, professor, leader, speaker, author, consultant, and expert on the new innovation economy. After completing his graduate studies, 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 product is a digital advisor development environment called Socrates.Digital. 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.