Linda Hill - Speaker - By Promotivate Speaker Agency

Linda Hill

Conference Speaker Linda Hill - By Promotivate Speaker Agency

Linda Hill

American economist who specialises in leadership and innovation


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    Regarded as a top expert on leadership and innovation, Linda Hill, an American economist, is the co-founder of Paradox Strategies and InnovationForce. She is also a Harvard Business School Professor and co-creator of the re:Route assessment.

    Named by Thinkers50 as one of the top ten management thinkers in the world in 2013, Linda Hill went on to receive the Thinkers50 Innovation Award two years later.

    Linda Hill is the Wallace Brett Donham Professor of Administration at Harvard Business School. The faculty chair of the Leadership Initiative, she has also chaired numerous HBS Executing programmes. Amongst these, she includes the Young Presidents’ Organisation Presidents’ Seminar and the High Potentials Leadership Programme. Her research focuses on implementing global strategies and leading innovation, building innovative organisations and ecosystems, developing leaders for innovation, and the role of the board in governing innovation.

    Regarding her consulting and executive education activities, Linda Hill addresses a wide range of topics. These include leadership development, talent management, leading change and innovation, implementing global strategies, and managing cross-cultural relationships. Amongst the global organisations worked with, she includes the likes of Morgan Stanley, AREVA, Accenture, IBM, Pfizer, MasterCard, Mitsubishi, General Electric, and the Bank of Kuwait.

    Successful Author

    Linda Hill is the co-author of ‘Being the Boss: The 3 Imperatives for Becoming a Great Leader’. The Wall Street Journal named the book one of the ‘Five Best Business Books to Read for Your Career in 2011’. An imminently successful author in her own right, she has created award-winning multimedia management development programmes and written numerous HBR articles. Her books have been translated into multiple languages.

    Other Interests

    Currently a member of the boards of State Street Corporation, Eaton Corporation, and Harvard Business Publishing, Linda Hill is also a trustee of The Bridgespan Group and the Art Centre College of Design. Furthermore, she is an advisor to the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund USA and a special representative to the Board of Trustees of Bryn Mawr College. She is also a member of the Aspen Institute Business and Society Programme’s advisory board.

    As to her educational background, Linda Hill holds a PhD in behavioural science and an MA in educational psychology. She completed both degrees at the University of Chicago. She received a BA cum laude in psychology from Bryn Mawr College.

    Linda Hill Conference Speaker

    A sought-after conference speaker, Linda Hill focuses on topics that include leadership, innovation, business, and management. She lives in the USA and presents in English.

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