Bob Wolf works in innovation and creativity at The Boston Consulting Group, which he joined in 1985. Today, he is operational leader of one of BCG's internal think tanks (Strategic Practice Initiative -- SPI) and is focused on investigations into open source, intellectual property, and networked organizations. Before his work with the SPI, Bob led a wide array of projects that both added to BCG's intellectual capital and enhanced its innovation capabilities. Prior to joining BCG, Bob was part of the economics faculties at Tufts and Boston Universities. He received his BA from Duke University in 1969 and PhD from the University of Pennsylvania in 1978.