Neurolinguistic Programming has been created by Richard Bandler and John Grinder, and further evolved by multiple mind scientists.
Richard Bandler is the main mind behind NLP, a genius, a great hypnotist specializing in Ericksonian Hypnosis and linguistics.
His genius is creative integration of multiple disciplines and combining them into a creative and unique hypnotic system, he calls NLP. NLP and Richard Bandler are almost symbiotic. Anita Kozlowski has been a student of Richard and a great admirer of his creativity. He is one a kind and am artist behind NLP.