A multi-media entrepreneur, Dave Stewart is recognized as one of the most respected and accomplished talents in the music industry today. Beyond his creative work as a musician, Stewart is a renowned producer, writer, and known for his astute business acumen. He was recently named one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company Magazine.
Following its huge success in the United Kingdom, Stewart is set to release his new book The Business Playground: Where Creativity and Commerce Collide (Financial Times / Pearson) worldwide this year. Awarded Business Book of the Month by all major UK retailers, this innovative guide is designed to show business people everywhere how to rediscover their creativity. Through a mix of inspiring creative conversations with Twitter co-founder Evan Williams, Tony Award winning director Matthew Warchus, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, and the legendary Mick Jagger; case studies of groundbreaking companies like Google, NASA, and Nokia; stimulating stories; and a quirky selection of idea-inducing games, business people will be able to bring the workplace back to life and unleash their creative potential. The foreword is written by Virgin mogul Sir Richard Branson.