Rich Bryden is Director of Information Products at the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness. His responsibilities include the continuing development of the Cluster Mapping Project as well as the broader effort to enhance the distribution of the Institute’s agenda of research and economic analysis. Prior to joining the Institute, Rich worked for eight years in product management and marketing roles for ventures in the field of on-line publishing. He earned an M.B.A. with highest honors from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in 2001. His areas of concentration were in Analytical Finance and Economics with a significant emphasis on econometric methods. He also holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Lehigh University. Rich enjoys racing Soling class sailboats in Boston Harbor.