Gary Gagliardi is a multiple award-winning author, successful high-tech entrepreneur, an internationally-known strategic trainer, and America's leading authority on the ancient Chinese system of Sun Tzu.
Among his accomplishments are:
After a quick rise in corporate sales and marketing management first at Bic Pen and then at Tandy Corporation, Gary started FourGen Software in the 1980s. As its award-winning CEO, Gary led FourGen for over fourteen years of growth to became one of America's Inc. 500 fastest growing companies, known for successfully using Sun Tzu's ideas in business. After selling FourGen in 1997, he was invited to speak on the productive strategies of Sun Tzu to organizations around the world. After treatment for cancer, he started writing about Sun Tzu for the general public. Since 2001, ten of his books have won award-recognition in seven different non-fiction categories, including the Ben Franklin Award for the Best Self-Help Book for the Golden Key to Strategy. His books are sold around the world. More of his books are sold in translation than in their original English.
Gary is the founder of the Science of Strategy Institute, a professional membership organization dedicated to the study of Sun Tzu's methods of making competition productive instead of destructive. Professional strategy trainers all over the world use the Institute's lessons and exercises to teach traditional strategic methods. Because of Gary's work, hundreds of thousands of people use the secrets of productive rather than destructive competition every day both in their professional and personal lives.