Chris Meyer is the Chairman of the Strategic Alignment Group, Inc., internationally recognized as an expert in creating competitive advantage through fast cycle time and innovation in strategy and new product and service development. Advisor and Board member for several start-up companies. For thirty years, he has served as an executive, consultant and academic. He has served on the faculty of the University of Southern California, University of Minnesota, and as Academic Director of Fast Cycle Time Strategy at Stanford University. He is currently an instructor at the California Institute of Technology Industrial Relations Center and faculty on the Innovation Management program, Stanford University. Chris has a Ph.D. and MS from the University of Southern California, and a BS from the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce.