Bruce Craven, a member of the Columbia Business School Executive Education faculty, serves as program director of the Advanced Management Program and faculty director of several custom executive education programs. He also teaches his popular MBA/EMBA elective Leadership Through Fiction. He teaches workshops in resilience and flexible thinking to senior executives from around the globe and has worked for thirty years with the Executive Education division of the Columbia Business School.
He published the novel, Fast Sofa, in 1993 and co-wrote the script for the film adaptation in 2001. His newest book, Win or Die: Leadership Secrets from Game of Thrones, will be published by Thomas Dunne Books, an imprint of St. Martin’s Press, in March 2019. He will also publish a collection of poetry in 2019 with Red Dirt Press. He studied politics and literature at the University of California at Santa Cruz and received his MFA in Writing from Columbia School of the Arts. He lives with his wife and two sons in the Coachella Valley in California.