Kevin Maney is a best-selling author and award-winning columnist, and musician still waiting for his big break.
Maney co-authored, with Al Ramadan, Dave Peterson and Christopher Lochhead, the upcoming book Play Bigger: How Pirates, Dreamers and Innovators Create and Dominate Markets, to be published in June 2015 by Harper Business.
Maney’s other books include The Two-Second Advantage: How We Succeed by Anticipating the Future...Just Enough, a 2011New York Times bestseller. He also co-wrote the most widely distributed business book of 2011, Making the World Work Better, which marked IBM’s centennial.
His other books are Trade-Off: Why Some Things Catch On, and Others Don't;The Maverick and His Machine: Thomas Watson Sr. and the Making of IBM; and Megamedia Shakeout.
Maney has been a contributor to Fortune, The Atlantic, Fast Company and ABC News, among other media outlets. He was a contributing editor at Conde Nast Portfolio during its brief run from 2007 to 2009. For 22 years, Maney was a columnist, editor and reporter at USA Today.
He has been a book and writing consultant to numerous CEOs and companies such as Cisco, IBM, IdeaPaint and Qualcomm.