Verne Harnish

The Young Entrepreneurs' Organization (YEO) and the Association of Collegiate Entrepeneurs (ACE), Verne Harnish is founder and CEO of Gazelles, Inc. and the Mast of Business Dynamics (MBD) program, focused on helping firms implement tools for handling the complexities that come with growth. Named one of the "Top 10 Minds in Small Business" by Fortune Small Business Magazine (FSB), he appeared on the cover of the Dec/Jan 2002 issue of the magazine. A frequent writer and columnist, he writes for as"The Growth Guru" and authored the cover story for the September 2001 issue of FSB. His new book Mastering the Rockefeller Habits: What You Must Do to Increase the Value of Your Fast-Growth Firm, was released in April 2002 and has been translated into several languages. Verne has served as an advisor to CEOs of emerging growth firms for nineteen years. [+]