Dr. David P. Norton's Biography
Dr. Norton is a founder and director of the Palladium Group, an organisation specialising in systems and processes to improve the execution of business strategy.
He has founded and built a series of professional service firms during the course of his career, each focused on leading edge issues of management. Nolan, Norton and Company, founded in 1975, specialised in the emerging science of information technology management. Renaissance Solutions, founded in 1992, focused on the emerging niche of knowledge management. The Balanced Scorecard Collaborative, founded in 1998, helped form the new professional discipline of strategy management.
A frequent lecturer and author, Dr. Norton is best known for his work with the Balanced Scorecard, which has been the subject of many conferences and articles. He is the co-author, with Robert S. Kaplan, of eight Harvard Business Review (HBR) articles and five books:
* The Balanced Scorecard (1996)
* The Strategy Focused Organisation (2000)
* Strategy Maps (2004)
* Alignment (2006)
* The Execution Premium (2008)
His books have sold more than one million copies in 23 different languages.
The Balanced Scorecard concept was selected by the editors of the Harvard Business Review as one of the most influential management ideas of the past 75 years. Dr. Norton was voted on as one of the world's 12 most influential management thinkers by Sun Top Media's “Thinkers 50” for 2007. Drs. Norton and Kaplan were recently honoured with the “Champion of Workplace Learning and Performance Award (2008)” by ASTD (The American Society for Training and Development).
Dr. Norton earned a BS in electrical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, an MS in operations research from the Florida Institute of Technology, an MBA from Florida State University, and his doctorate in business administration from Harvard Business School.