David Korten is president and founder of the People-Centered Development Forum, and serves as a board member of the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE). He is an associate of the International Forum on Globalization and a member of the Club of Rome. David has authored numerous books, including the bestselling titles "The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community," "When Corporations Rule the World," and "The Post-Corporate World: Life After Capitalism." His newest title, Agenda for a New Economy (Second Edition) is a 2011 Independent Publisher Book Award Silver Medalist. He is a regular guest on talk radio and television and a popular speaker at conferences around the world.
David C. Korten currently resides in Bainbridge Island, in the state of Washington.