Bill Taylor is a provocative and inspiring voice on the future of business—an agenda-setting writer, speaker, and entrepreneur who has shaped the global conversation about the best ways to compete, innovate, and succeed. As a cofounder and founding editor of Fast Company, Bill launched an award-winning magazine that earned a passionate following among executives and entrepreneurs around the world. During his tenure, Fast Company won two coveted National Magazine Awards, was named Launch of the Year by Advertising Age, Startup of the Year by AdWeek, and Magazine of the Year by Advertising Age.
Bill is an adjunct professor at Babson College and the coauthor of four books on strategy, leadership, and innovation: Mavericks at Work, The Big Boys: Power and Position in American Business, No-Excuses Management, and Going Global. Bill has published numerous essays and CEO interviews in Harvard Business Review, and his monthly column, “Under New Management,” ran in the Sunday Business section of the New York Times. A graduate of Princeton University and the MIT Sloan School of Management, he lives in Wellesley, Massachusetts. with his wife and two daughters.