Participants

Faculty Co-Chairs
Nitin Nohria is the Richard P. Chapman Professor of Business Administration and Dean of the Faculty.
Rakesh Khurana is the Marvin Bower Professor of Leadership Development.
Scott Snook is a Senior Lecturer of Business Administration.
  • Christopher Adkins
    William & Mary

    Christopher Adkins is Director of the Undergraduate Business Program at The College of William & Mary (Mason School of Business) in Williamsburg, Virginia. He joined the business program in 2002. As an educator, Dr. Adkins seeks to develop innovative educational programs that inspire students to excellence in business and in social responsibility. In his research, Dr. Adkins explores the educational implications of research in cognitive neuroscience and social psychology, particularly in the areas of ethical decision-making, sustainability, and experiential learning. Current research projects include: an empathy-based model of ethical decision-making in business; the role of memory and emotions in analytical and intuitive decision-making; and the psychology of sustainability and implications for inspiring individual and communal actions. Dr. Adkins holds a bachelor's degree and PhD from The College of William & Mary, and a Master's degree from Boston College.

  • Nancy Adler
    McGill
  • David Ager
    Harvard University
  • Jose Luis Alvarez
    ESADE
  • Jeff Anderson
    Chicago-Booth
  • Michel Anteby
    Harvard Business School
  • Maria-Eugenia Arias
    McKinsey & Company

    Maria Eugenia Arias is an Associate Dean of Partner Learning at McKinsey & Company and a Senior Expert in the Firm's Global Organisation and Leadership Practice. Originally from Ecuador and educated in the United States (Barnard College/Columbia University, Stanford University and Yale University), she has working experience in various parts of the world as a manager, consultant and academic. She joined McKinsey & Company in 2002 and lives in Australia.

    As a consultant, Maria Eugenia has over 30 years of experience and specializes in helping organizations embark on change programs to improve performance and strengthen their management capability. Her recent work involves working with boards and top teams on issues of governance, alignment and performance. She is part of the team leading McKinsey's knowledge initiative on FOBs and played a key role in developing knowledge on Top Team Effectiveness.

    As an academic, Maria Eugenia has been a faculty member at INSEAD in France, INCAE, IPAN (in Ecuador) and Mt. Eliza Business School in Australia. She has been a visiting scholar at the Harvard Business School and has also taught in a number of customised leadership programs at institutions like the United Nations (UN) and OECD. She has also held positions at KPMG in Australia, Dow Chemical Latin America and the Institute of Anthropology in Ecuador.

  • Bruce Avolio
    Washington University
  • Ted Bililies
    ghSmart
  • Jeffrey Bradach
    Bridgespan Group
  • Oana Branzei
    Ivey
  • Matthew Breitfelder
    Black Rock
  • Tony Burgess
    U.S. Military Academy
    Lieutenant Colonel Anthony Burgess graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY in 1990 and was commissioned a second lieutenant of Infantry. Burgess holds a masters degree in leader development and counseling from Long Island University and a doctorate of science in knowledge management from the George Washington University where he focused his research on leadership within informal social systems and, specifically, the core group phenomenon in communities of practice. In addition to co-founding the Company Command and Platoon Leader professional forums for the U.S. Army, Burgess has co-authored two books: Taking the Guidon: Exceptional Leadership at the Company Level (2001) and Company Command: Unleashing the Power of the Army Profession (2005). He is the Director of the Center for the Advancement of Leader Development and Organizational Learning at West Point, New York.
  • Angel Cabrera
    Thunderbird School of Global Management
  • Paula Caproni
    University of Michigan
  • James Champy
    Dell Services
  • Joanne Ciulla
    University of Richmond
  • Susan Clancy
    INCAE Business School
  • Arturo Condo
    INCAE Business School
  • Nick Craig
    Authentic Leadership Institute
  • Mary Crossan
    Ivey
  • Kristina Diekmann
    University of Utah
  • Michael DeRocco
    Harvard Business Publishing
  • D. Scott DeRue
    University of Michigan
  • Jonathan Donner
    Unilever
  • Jonathan Doochin
    Harvard Business School
    Jonathan Doochin graduated Harvard College with a joint degree in psychology and economics. Before leaving college, Doochin had started and run a motivational speaking program centered around children with learning disabilities, a Ferrari brokerage, an office supply and recycling company that focused on fundraising for not-for-profit, and worked to help found the Leadership Institute at Harvard College. After college, Doochin spent two years at McKinsey & Company consulting businesses on strategy. Following McKinsey, Doochin moved to Clark Realty Capital in DC where he ran a financial services company, co-founded a venture capital group, and co-founded an energy services company focused on renewable generation and energy efficiency. In his spare time, he was a teaching fellow for 80 students in Positive Psychology at Harvard. Currently, Doochin serves as the Chair of the Board of Advisors of the Leadership Institute at Harvard College. He enjoys rock climbing, running, skiing, spelunking, and the outdoors.
  • Daisy Wademan Dowling
    Morgan Stanley
    Daisy Wademan Dowling is Executive Director, Leadership Development at Morgan Stanley. Her previous roles include VP, Pine Street Senior Leadership Development Group, Goldman Sachs; VP, HR Strategy, Lehman Brothers; and Associate, Fixed Income, JP Morgan. Dowling is the author of "Remember Who You Are", (HBS Press 2004), and has published 14 pieces on leadership and corporate culture in the Harvard Business Review, including as part of her regular column "The Best Advice I Ever Got." She is the co-author of the HBR feature article "Why Did We Ever Go Into HR?", which has become an HBR "Most Popular" bestseller. Her writing has also appeared in the New York Times and the Journal of Applied Corporate Finance. She received her BA in History from Brown University in 1996 and her MBA from Harvard in 2002. She was born and raised in Manhattan, where she currently lives with her husband, Luc Dowling.
  • Mark Edington
    Harvard Decision Science Laboratory
  • Amy Edmondson
    Harvard Business School
  • Robin Ely
    Harvard Business School
  • Werner Erhard
    SSRN
  • Gonzalo Fanjul Suarez
    Oxfam
  • Timothy Feddersen
    Kellogg
  • Frances X. Frei
    Harvard Business School
  • Marshall Ganz
    Harvard Kennedy School
  • Letty Garcia
    Harvard Business School
    Letty Garcia is the Assistant Director of the Leadership Initiative at Harvard Business School. In this capacity, she primarily focuses on managing executive education programs and events supported by the HBS Leadership Initiative. Her current projects include creating leadership development programs for senior executives in collaboration with HBS faculty.

    Prior to joining the HBS Leadership Initiative, Ms. Garcia was with MIT's Sloan School of Management where she coordinated the Seminar in Leadership for the MIT Sloan Fellows Program in Innovation and Global Leadership. In that role, Ms. Garcia planned and managed the Seminar which included a variety of industry leaders and academics. In a prior role, she was the Special Projects Coordinator for the MIT Entrepreneurship Center.

  • Loren Gary
    Harvard Kennedy School
  • Karen Gaulke
    Harvard University
  • Mary Gentile
    Babson
  • Bill George
    Harvard Business School
  • David Gergen
    Harvard Kennedy School of Government
  • Francesca Gino
    Harvard Business School
  • Jonathan Gosling
    University of Exeter
  • Kari Granger
    Sunergos LLC
  • Allen Grossman
    Harvard Business School
  • Doug Guthrie
    The George Washington University
  • Leigh Hafrey
    MIT-Sloan
  • Mathew Hayward
    University of Colorado
  • Rebecca Henderson
    Harvard Business School
  • Morela Hernandez
    Washington University
  • Frederick Ben Hodges
    US Military
  • Nien-he Hsieh
    Wharton
  • Herminia Ibarra
    INSEAD
  • Mansour Javidan
    Thunderbird School of Global Management
  • Michael Jensen
    Harvard Business School
  • Rosabeth Moss Kanter
    Harvard Business School
  • Max Klau
    City Year
    Max Klau is a developmental psychologist with an expertise in leadership in complex systems. He received his doctorate from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 2005, where he focused his studies on leadership education. Dr. Klau is currently the Senior Researcher for Leadership and Evaluation at City Year.
  • Konstantin Korotov
    ESMT
  • Steffen Landauer
    Citicorp
  • Erin V. Lehman
    Harvard University
  • Roy Lewicki
    Ohio State
  • Lan Liu
    Peking University
    Mr. Lan Liu is a researcher at Peking University's Center for China Strategic Studies and adjunct professor at the Beijing Peter F. Drucker Academy, where he teaches leadership courses on their executive programs. The author of Conversations on Leadership (forthcoming in August 2010 from Jossey-Bass) and five books in Chinese on management and leadership, for seven years he was editor-in-chief of Chief Executive China, a management magazine for Chinese business executives with about 200,000 subscribers. In a varied career, he has been an editor & columnist of China Business Times, associate director of case center of Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, and deputy general manager of an advertising agency. Mr. Liu holds a BA in International Politics and an MA in International & Intercultural Communication from Peking University, and an MPA in International Development from Harvard University.
  • Jay Lorsch
    Harvard Business School
  • Modesto Maidique
    Harvard Business School/Florida International University
  • Joshua Margolis
    Harvard Business School
  • Anthony Mayo
    Harvard Business School
  • Daina Mazutis
    Ivey
  • John McDonough
    Harvard School of Public Health
  • Nancy McGaw
    The Aspen Institute
  • John McGuire
    CCL
  • Deborah Merrill-Sands
    Lokey Graduate School of Business, Mills College
  • Mihnea Moldoveanu
    University of Toronto
  • Lynda Moore
    Simmons School of Management
  • James O'Toole
    University of Denver
  • Lynn Paine
    Harvard Business School
  • Charles Palus
    Center for Creative Leadership
  • Sharon D. Parks
    Whidbey Institute
  • Ellen Peebles
    Harvard Business Review
  • Gianpiero Petriglieri
    INSEAD
  • James Phills
    Stanford GSB
  • Thomas Piper
    Harvard Business School
  • Tracy Purinton
    MIT, Sloan School of Management
  • David Rock
    Founder, The NeuroLeadership Institute
  • Paul Root Wolpe
    Emory Center for Ethics
  • Buie Seawell
    University of Denver
  • Sim Sitkin
    Duke University
  • Kyle Snook
    US Military Academy
  • Trina Soske
    Oliver Wyman Leadership Development
    Trina Soske Trina Soske is Partner, Head of the Americas, at Oliver Wyman Leadership Development. She has over 25 years of strategy consulting and executive development experience with companies ranging from start-ups to Fortune 50. Her particular areas of domain expertise include corporate and business unit strategy, organizational change, and leadership. Prior to Oliver Wyman, Trina was a Partner and Global Practice Lead for Monitor Executive Development. Before that, she was President of Linkage, an international leadership and organizational development firm; and President/CEO of Interaction Associates, where she led a successful turnaround. Previously, Trina was a founder of two boutique strategy consulting firms, one of which was a spin-off of the Boston Consulting Group (BCG). In addition, she has also been very active in education reform efforts over the last decade, involving policy, assessment, curriculum design, teacher professional development and high performance management of school districts. Trina earned an undergraduate honors degree in Political Science from Whitman College, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
  • Susan Sturm
    Columbia Law
  • Maurizio Travaglini
    Architects of Group Genius
  • David Uthlaut
    US Military Academy
  • Carolyn Woo
    Notre Dame
  • Andy Zelleke
    Harvard Kennedy School