Timothy Powell, MBA

Tim Powell is a thought leader and organizational catalyst in knowledge strategy. His articles, books, and blog Competing in the Knowledge Economy address a range of enterprise opportunities and threats.

Tim likes to build things.  He is the developer of the Knowledge Value Chain®, a framework for assessing and improving the ROI and value of enterprise Data, Information, Knowledge, and Intelligence.  A client’s interest in brand integrity led him to develop I-TRACK™, a work process for identifying product counterfeits that was installed in major CPG and pharmaceutical accounts.

Prior to founding TKA, Tim held client-facing and firm management positions at KPMG, PwC, and Opinion Research Corporation. Though much of his work has been with large, complex organizations, he has also served on the boards of start-ups in health care and technology.  Prior to his business career, he spent five years working with nonprofits and government agencies in children’s health and public transportation.

Tim is hard at work on his next book, Managing Knowledge for Value:  A Survey of the Economics of Knowledge, to be published in 2020.

Tim meets often with business, professional, and academic groups worldwide.  He serves on several advisory boards and on the adjunct faculty of Columbia University.

BA Yale College; MBA Yale School of Management.

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