Shermin Kruse is an award winning idea curator, global change-maker, complex-system negotiator, speaker, and storyteller.
Shermin has nearly two decades of experience working in competitive strategy and game theory applications, corporate and community advocacy, brand protection and augmentation, as well as dispute resolution for individuals, international corporations and Fortune 500 Companies. Shermin also has a decade of parallel experience producing thought-leadership events, including TEDx conferences and a network of salon series. She is a professor of law at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, teaching Tactical Empathy, Global Transactions, Cross-Border Deals, and Leadership. She is also the critically acclaimed, best-selling author of the book, "Butterfly Stitching." In addition to that, she is a global speaker, and is frequently the subject of international, national, and local media stories.
Shermin's true passions are the understanding and advancement of human nature, and mothering her four audacious children.