Prof. Laila Marouf is the founder and Chief Knowledge Officer of the Knowledge Mindfulness Group, a global knowledge advisory group dedicated to elevating leaders’ knowledge maturity.
She holds a PhD in Information Science from the University of Pittsburgh, where her research focused on knowledge management. As a tenured professor at Kuwait University, she served as Assistant Vice President of Research for External Collaboration and Consultation, and headed the Patents Office from 2015-2019.
Prof. Marouf has published scores of research articles on topics including knowledge and information management, knowledge sharing, and information behavior. She has received many awards, including the University of Pittsburgh’s 2005 Harold Lancour Award for Excellence and Kuwait University’s Best Young Researcher Award for 2010/2011.