Kevin Desouza

Kevin Desouza

Kevin C. Desouza is a Foundation Professor in the School of Public Affairs at Arizona State University. He served from 2012 to 2016 as the inaugural associate dean for research for ASU’s College of Public Service and Community Solutions. He is a Nonresident Senior Fellow in the Governance Studies Program at the Brookings Institution. He holds a visiting professorship at the 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, and the Accenture Institute for High Business Performance in Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA).  Desouza has authored, co-authored, and/or edited nine books, the most recent being Intrapreneurship: Managing Ideas within Your Organization (University of Toronto Press, 2011). He has published more than 150 articles in journals across a range of disciplines including information systems, information science, public administration, political science, technology management, and urban affairs. His work has also been featured by a number of outlets such as Sloan Management Review, Stanford Social Innovation Research, Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Businessweek, Wired, Governing, Slate.com, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, NPR, PBS, and Computerworld, among others. Desouza has advised, briefed, and/or consulted for major international corporations, non-governmental organizations, and public agencies on strategic management issues ranging from management of information systems, to knowledge management, innovation programs, crisis management, and leadership development. Desouza has received over $1.8 million in research funding from both private and government organizations. For more information, please visit: http://www.kevindesouza.net.