Lewis J. Perelman
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Lewis Perelman has over 30 years of successful experience as a policy analyst and strategist assisting public and private organizations to improve performance, achieve goals, manage risks, develop and implement effective innovations, and reduce costs.
Dr. Perelman often has been cited by clients and employers for his outstanding abilities to quickly absorb key concepts and critical information; rapidly diagnose problems and evaluate performance; devise alternative and innovative solutions; assess cost-effectiveness; integrate information and collaborate across boundaries; and deliver highly effective communications. He is adept at connecting human factors with technical elements of complex systems. He has been author, contributor, and/or editor of 13 books and over 100 reports and publications.
Dr. Perelman's most recent book is "Energy Innovation: Fixing the Technical Fix." For information see: http://www.energyinnovation.perelman.net.
Dr. Perelman’s recent experience has focused on the intersection of national security and disaster preparedness with energy security and environmental sustainability. Particular fields of his recent and past work include the development and adoption of alternative energy technologies; infrastructure resilience and adaptability; climate change; IT and knowledge management; human capital investment; and business and economic development.
Recent Posts by Lewis J. Perelman
Recent Comments by Lewis J. Perelman
- "These are timely and on-target observations by Kadak. Innovation in nuclear energy is moving ahead in other countries while it is being retarded in th" on The Challenges of Innovation in the Nuclear Power Industry
- "Jane, Charles Frank has shown why assessments such as that from Lazard are misleading if not just wrong: " on Government as Innovator: Not so Fast
- "Sorry if I misrepresented your business, Rob. But many RE entrepreneurs either get or expect to get government subsidies. I'm quite willing to bel" on Government as Innovator: Not so Fast
- "Thanks, Rob. You raise some points that are hard to address fully in this limited framework. At the risk of another shameless plug, the shortcomings o" on Government as Innovator: Not so Fast
- "Erich, you have opened a can of worms that could easily sprawl beyond the limits of this discussion. But re Borlaug, briefly, while governments in Mex" on Government as Innovator: Not so Fast
- "Thanks for the plug Peter. In fact, as I noted earlier, " on Government as Innovator: Not so Fast
- "Dan, again, you seem to be missing what the subject at hand is." on Government as Innovator: Not so Fast
- "Yet another example showing that the action in innovation today is in the private sector much more than in the public sector was " on Government as Innovator: Not so Fast
- "Wilmot, you raise important points. I don't think it is impossible for big companies to do transformative innovations as you put it. In the past, B" on Government as Innovator: Not so Fast
- "Dan, what Jenkins did most effectively in his 3-part essay is show why a carbon pricing scheme is politically unfeasible. In short, it's not going " on Government as Innovator: Not so Fast