The Inventor of Mind Maps®
Tony Buzan is the inventor of Mind Maps®, the most powerful Thinking Tool of our times, whose importance is recognised by Microsoft Chairman, Bill Gates in his article The Road Ahead – How Mind Mappers are taking our information democracy to the next stage. The Times of London predicts that Tony “will do for the brain what Stephen Hawking did for the universe.”
For more than 30 years, Tony Buzan has been tireless in his quest to bring this powerful tool to the world. His techniques are taught and used in virtually every Fortune 500 company and in countries throughout the world. As Forbes magazine says, Tony Buzan “shows corporate executives how to hotwire their creative energies.”
He is the world’s leading author, lecturer and advisor to governments, leading multinational businesses, universities and schools on the brain, creativity and thinking skills. Amongst his 98 best-selling books which have sold many millions worldwide, the classic Use Your Head and other books in the Mind Set series has catapulted him as BBC’s top-selling international authors. His books have now been published in over 150 countries and translated into 30 languages.
Tony Buzan is also an advisor to international Olympic coaches and athletes and to the British Olympic Rowing squad. In addition, he is the founder of the Brain Trust Charity and the Use Your Head Brain Clubs, and is President of the Mind Sports Council.
He was recently given, at the 14th Annual International Conference on Creativity and Innovation, the Lifetime Achievement Award for his original contributions to the planet in the areas of Creativity, Innovation and Thinking.
A Mind Map® of Tony Buzan