Verna Allee supports innovation in complex environments through value network analysis, intangible assets management, organizational networks, and collaboration. Verna has more than twenty years of proven business results as a trusted advisor to more than 100 Fortune 1000 companies, government agencies, civil society organizations, and entrepreneurial startups. She shows people how to effectively innovate in complex environments through value network analysis, intangible assets management, collaborative networks, and knowledge management.
Verna has been a Fellow of the World Business Academy, advisor to the European Commission, and on a number of Advisory and Editorial Boards including Hazel Henderson’s Ethical Markets television series. She is the author or editor of more than 50 industry articles and papers on value networks and knowledge management and four books including Value Networks and the True Nature of Collaboration and The Future of Knowledge: Increasing Prosperity through Value Networks. She is referenced in 16,000+ citations on Google Scholar.
Verna holds an M.A. in Organizational Leadership and Human Consciousness from JFK University and a B.A degree in Social Science and International Business from the University of California, Berkeley. She has been a visiting lecturer at many universities around the world, most notably at Oxford University, the Marshall School of Business at USC (Los Angeles), and Hanken Swedish School of Business (Helsinki).