Dr. Kevin C. Desouza

Dr. Kevin C. Desouza is an associate professor at the University of Washington Information School. He holds adjunct appointments in the UW's College of Engineering and at the Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs. He currently serves as the Director of the Institute for Innovation in Information Management (I3M) and is an affiliate faculty member of the Center for American Politics and Public Policy, both housed at the University of Washington. He founded the Institute for National Security Education and Research, an inter-disciplinary, university-wide initiative, in August 2006 and served as its Director until February 2008. He holds a visiting professorship at the Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana. He has held visiting positions at the Center for International Studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science, the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa, Groupe Sup de Co Montpellier (GSCM) BusinessSchool in France, and the Accenture Institute for High Business Performance in Cambridge, MA. In the private sector, he founded the Engaged Enterprise and its thinktank, the Institute for Engaged Business Research. The Engaged Enterprise was a global strategy consulting firm with expertise in the areas of knowledge management, crisis management, strategic deployment of information systems, and government and competitive intelligence assignments. He has authored numerous books and articles in prestigious practitioner and academic journals, and is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Knowledge Management: An Introduction