Mr. Keith Sawyer
Dr. R. Keith Sawyer is professor of psychology, education, and business at Washington
University in St. Louis, USA. He has published scientific articles and books, his new one being
GROUP GENIUS. After receiving his computer science degree from MIT in 1982, he began his career
with a two-year stint designing videogames for Atari. From 1984 to 1990, he was a principal at
Kenan Systems Corporation, where he worked as a management consultant on innovative technologies.
He has been a jazz pianist for over 20 years, and spent several years playing piano with Chicago
improv theater groups.