Professor Leif Edvinsson is a pioneer and developer of the theory and practice of intellectual capital (IC). In 1998, Leif received the “Brain of the Year” award for his groundbreaking work at IC.
In 2006, he was listed as one of the world’s 50 most influential thinkers. He is also co-founder of The New Club of Paris, focusing on the Knowledge Economy initiative.
Leif serves and serves on the Board of Directors for several knowledge-intensive companies. In 2000, at Lund University, he was named the world’s first professor of intellectual capital. In 2007, he was appointed Professor at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and in 2009 he was Visiting Professor at Jiaotong University, Xian, China.