Michael E. Porter is the Bishop William Lawrence University Professor at Harvard Business School. He has published numerous articles and nineteen books, including Competitive Strategy, Competitive Advantage, Competitive Advantage of Nations, On Competition, and Redefining Health Care. He is a seven-time recipient of the McKinsey Award for the best Harvard Business Review article of the year and winner of Harvard's David A. Wells Prize in Economics for his research in industrial organization, the Academy of Management's highest award for scholarly contributions to management, the Adam Smith Award of the National Association of Business Economists, and the John Kenneth Galbraith Medal. He continues to be a leading voice in research on competition and company strategy, and is most recently exploring pressing problems with health care in the U.S. and abroad.