Michael Michalko is one of the most acclaimed creativity experts in the world. As an officer in the U.S. Army, Michael organized a team of NATO intelligence specialists to research, collect, and categorize all known inventive thinking methods.
After leaving military service, Michael was contracted by the CIA to facilitate think tanks and brainstorming sessions using his creative-thinking techniques. Michael later applied these techniques to problems in the corporate world. His bestsellers include Thinkertoys, Cracking Creativity, Creative Thinkering and Thinkpak.