Joel Kurtzman

Chairman, Senior Fellow and Executive Director, Kurtzman Group

Kurtzman is a senior fellow, executive director of the Center for a Sustainable Energy Future and publisher of The Milken Institute Review. He is also a senior advisor to Knowledge Universe. Previously, he was global lead partner for Thought Leadership and Innovation at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he was responsible for developing new, marketable ideas in strategy, technology, the capital markets and business policy. He was also responsible for the firm’s Menlo Park Technology Research Centre, its technology forecasting teams and its innovative R&D. Kurtzman developed the Opacity Index with the Milken Institute.