Faculty, Graduate & Executive Education, University of Tennessee
Kate Vitasek is an international authority for her award-winning research and Vested® business model for highly collaborative relationships. Vitasek, a Faculty member at the University of Tennessee, is known for her practical and research-based advice for driving transformation and innovation through highly-collaborative and strategic partnerships. Her work has led to 6 books, including: Vested Outsourcing: Five Rules That Will Transform Outsourcing, Vested: How P&G, McDonald’s and Microsoft Are Redefining Winning in Business Relationships and Getting to We: Negotiating Agreements for Highly Collaborative Relationships.
Passionate in her quest to help companies transform their business relationships, she has appeared on Bloomberg, CNN International, NPR, and Fox Business News. Her work has been featured in over 300 articles in publications like Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Chief Executive Magazine, CIO Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Journal of Commerce, and World Trade Magazine.