Bruce Nussbaum is the author of the book Creative Intelligence: Harnessing the Power to Create, Connect and Inspire (Harper Business, 2013), published in several countries and languages. His other books includeGood Intentions: How Big Business And the Medical Establishment Are Corrupting the Fight Against AIDS(Atlantic Monthly Press, 1990) and The World After Oil: The Shifting Axis of Power and Wealth (Simon & Schuster, 1983). His essays have appeared in The Best Business Stories of the Year: 2002 Edition and The Best American Political Writing 2004.

Nussbaum is a former writer and Editorial Page Editor for BusinessWeek. While at the magazine, he launched its coverage of design, focusing on the intersection between innovation & design and business. Nussbaum was previously Editor of Manhattan, Inc. and has been a reporter for the Far Eastern Economic Review in Asia and American Banker in New York. He currently writes for Fast Company and Harvard Business Review.

Nussbaum holds a BA in political science from Brooklyn College and a MS in political science from the University of Michigan. He has previously taught at Parsons the New School for Design.