Ron Young is the founder of Knowledge Associates International, who are based at St John’s Innovation Centre, Cambridge U.K. Ron is a leading international expert and thought leader in strategic knowledge and innovation asset management. Ron advised and assisted the UK DTI Innovation Unit in the production of the UK Government White Paper ‘UK Competitiveness in the Knowledge Driven Economy’. Ron is a member of the ISO International Standards workgroups for Knowledge Management, Innovation Management and Asset Management and consults to the United Nations, World Bank, European Commission, and the inter-governmental Asian Productivity Organization. Ron is a joint author and editor of many knowledge management/intellectual capital books.