Leonard Fuld is a pioneer in the field of competitive intelligence. He has created many of the intelligence-gathering techniques currently used by corporations around the globe. Mr. Fuld was among the first four people to be named a Fellow of the Society of Competitor Intelligence Professionals (SCIP) and was awarded the Meritorious Award, the highest award offered by SCIP, in 1998.
Mr. Fuld’s company, Fuld + Company, founded in 1979, specializes in providing business intelligence to corporations to improve their decision-making for strategy, operations and tactical applications. His company has served over half the Fortune 500 companies as well as corporations around the world. Headquartered in Boston, MA, Fuld + Company Inc. also operates offices in London, England and Manila, Philippines.
Mr. Fuld is a widely published author. In addition to his latest book, The Secret Language of Competitive Intelligence (Crown Publishing, a division of Random House, Inc., 2006), and The New Competitor Intelligence (Wiley, 1995), Fuld has previously published: Competitor Intelligence: How to Get It – How to Use It (Wiley, 1985) and Monitoring the Competition: Find Out What’s Really Going On Over There (Wiley, 1988). His articles have appeared in major business publications including The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, The Harvard Business Review, CIO Magazine, Chief Executive, Marketing News, Directors & Boards, Boardroom Reports, Chief Executive, Working Woman, Chief Information Officer Journal, Canadian Business Review and The Journal of Business Strategy among many others.
He is a recognized expert who has helped companies and institutions improve their early warning capability. He has worked with the United Nations, as well as with numerous corporations around the globe to improve their intelligence and decision-making capabilities.
Mr. Fuld has been profiled in a large number of magazines including Harvard Business Review, Fortune, Industry Week, Venture Magazine, Marketing News, The Christian Science Monitor, The New York Times, Newsweek, Across the Board and Business Marketing. He has also been featured on the Today Show, Marketplace, CBS Network Newsbreak, Financial News Network Evening News and ESPN’s Nation’s Business Today.
He is a featured speaker, educating boards of directors and other executive groups at major corporations worldwide and at numerous professional conferences including the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), American Marketing Association, the Conference Boards of New York and Canada, the Planning Forum, the Society of Competitor Intelligence Professionals (SCIP), and the American Society of Industrial Security. Fuld’s popular competitor intelligence seminars have been attended by over one thousand executives from major US and international corporations.