Michael May has spent the last 30 years in various capacities within the management consulting industry. Most recently he was the Global Managing Partner of the Strategy Business for Accenture. In addition, Michael was the Senior Global Partner in charge of Thought Leadership and Innovation. In that role all research labs and global innovation programs reported to him. He spends most of his time working for clients in the area of business strategy, organization and resource management. He has focused on the financial services industry where his clients have included Citicorp, Merrill Lynch, Barclays, National Australia Bank and Summitomo Bank. In addition, he has consulted for numerous other clients including General Electric, VF Corporation and United States Steel. Michael started his early career at A.T. Kearney where he focused on Insurance and Banking Industry Clients. His research has focused on Value Creation in Global Enterprises, Innovation Behavioral Systems and Corporate Risk Management. Michael will be teaching MOB 8400 (Corporate Strategy and National Systems) and Management Consulting.