Frank Islam is a successful entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist with a special commitment to civic, educational and artistic causes. He sold his information technology firm, the QSS Group in 2007, and currently heads the FI Investment Group. Frank serves on numerous boards and advisory councils including the U.S Institute of Peace, the Woodrow Wilson Center, and the Brookings Institution. He also serves on various boards and councils at more than one-half dozen universities including Johns Hopkins, American University, and George Mason University.
Ed Crego is known as a “consultant’s consultant.” He has led major consulting practices specializing in strategic planning, customer focus and organizational transformation. His clients include organizations such as: Motorola, John Deere, Volkswagen, Marriott, National Automobile Dealers Association; American Medical Association, and the U.S. Departments of Labor, Commerce and State.
Frank and Ed are co-authors of Renewing the American Dream: A Citizens Guide for Restoring Our Competitive Advantage. They blog for the Huffington Post.
Frank has written numerous columns and articles for publications such as the International Business Times and The Economic Times. Ed has written several business books and spoken extensively in his area of expertise for organizations such as the American Management Association and the Conference Board.