Dr. Philip Kotler is considered one of the great business thinkers of the past century. Known as “The Father of Modern Marketing,” he has distinguished himself on many levels. He is an innovative thought leader, a revered educator, an accomplished author of over 80 books, well-traveled speaker, social activist, and trusted consultant to the world’s most recognized corporate brands.
Prof. Kotler is Professor Emeritus at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and the author of Marketing Management (1967), now in its 14th edition and considered to be the definitive treatment of the discipline. His latest books cover topics such as brand activism, confronting capitalism, the challenges of democracy, and advancing the Common Good. He is also the co-founder of The Wicked7 Project, a research project dedicated to mapping the world’s most urgent problems.
Co-Founder and CEO (Chief Ecosystem Officer)
Christian Sarkar is an author, entrepreneur, artist, and consultant. He is the founder of Double Loop Marketing LLC, a marketing consultancy. As the co-founder (with Philip Kotler) and editor of The Marketing Journal, he continuously scours the world of marketing for new insights and next practices. He is also the founder of Ecosystematic, an ecosystem strategy company.
He is involved in numerous non-profit and public-education projects, including The Wicked7 Project, ActivistBrands.com, FIXCapitalism.com, and the $300 House Project. In 2021 Christian was named to the Thinkers50 Radar of global management thinkers primarily for his work on brand activism.
Co-Founder, Managing Director
Enrico Foglia is a consultant, marketer, and speaker, based in Rome. A mechanical engineer with a passion for marketing, he has worked for the biggest multinational companies such GM, Bristol Myers Squibb, Procter& Gamble, L’Oréal, Augusta Westland, PosteItaliane and many other.
He is also the managing director of Kotler Impact, Europe.