Avi Goldfarb with Power and Prediction: The Disruptive Economics of Artificial Intelligence

Avi Goldfarb is the Rotman Chair in Artificial Intelligence and Healthcare and Professor of Marketing at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. Avi is also Chief Data Scientist at the Creative Destruction Lab, Senior Editor at Marketing Science, and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Avi’s research focuses on the opportunities and challenges of the digital economy. This work has been discussed in White House reports, Congressional testimony, European Commission documents, the Economist, the […]

Sally Bedell Smith with George VI and Elizabeth: The Marriage That Saved the Monarchy

Sally Bedell Smith is the New York Times bestselling author of Elizabeth the Queen and Prince Charles, as well as biographies of William S. Paley; Pamela Harriman; Diana, Princess of Wales; John and Jacqueline Kennedy; and Bill and Hillary Clinton. An on-air contributor for CNN since 2017, she was a contributing editor at Vanity Fair from 1996 to 2018. About George VI and Elizabeth Granted special access by Queen Elizabeth II to her parents’ letters and diaries and to the […]

Geoffrey L. Cohen with BELONGING: The Science of Creating Connection and Bridging Divides

Geoffrey L. Cohen is a Professor of Psychology and the James G. March Professor of Organizational Studies in Education and Business at Stanford University. He lives in Palo Alto, California. About BELONGING: The Science of Creating Connection and Bridging Divides We live in enormously polarized times. From politics to race, religion, gender, and class, division runs rampant. In 2020, 40 percent of each political party said that supporters of the opposing party were “downright evil.” In 2019, hate crimes reached […]

Jacqueline Baker with The Unexpected Leader: Discovering the Leader Within You

Jacqueline M. Baker is the Founder and Principal Consultant at Scarlet and operates as a global trainer in the areas of everyday leadership and modern etiquette. As a speaker on the leadership-for-all concept and the author of Leader By Mistake, she hosts training sessions at Fortune 500 companies and community organizations around the world, geared towards continued leadership development. About The Unexpected Leader: Discovering the Leader Within You Effective leadership isn’t confined to easily identifiable silos. It appears everywhere, and […]

David Glasgow with Say the Right Thing: How to Talk About Identity, Diversity, and Justice

David Glasgow is the executive director of the Meltzer Center for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging and an adjunct professor at NYU School of Law. He graduated with a BA in philosophy and an LLB (First Class Honors) from the University of Melbourne, Australia, and clerked on the Federal Court of Australia. A dual-qualified attorney in New York and Australia, he practiced employment, labor relations, and antidiscrimination law at law firm King & Wood Mallesons before completing his Master of Laws […]

Richard Haass with The Bill of Obligations: The Ten Habits of Good Citizens

Dr. Richard Haass is president of the nonpartisan Council on Foreign Relations. An experienced diplomat and policymaker, he served in the Pentagon, State Department, and White House under four presidents, Democrat and Republican alike. A recipient of the Presidential Citizens Medal, the State Department’s Distinguished Honor Award, and the Tipperary International Peace Award, he is the author or editor of fifteen other books, including the bestselling The World: A Brief Introduction, A World in Disarray, and Foreign Policy Begins at Home.  About The Bill […]

Ella Washington with The Necessary Journey: Making Real Progress on Equity and Inclusion

Dr. Ella F. Washington is an organizational psychologist and DEI expert with a wealth of experience through her involvement as the Founder and CEO of Ellavate Solutions, a Professor of Practice at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, and the co-host of Gallup’s Center of Black Voices Cultural Competence Podcast. Within all of these roles, Dr. Washington continues to deepen her research pipeline and thought leadership as a Gallup Senior Scientist studying race, strengths and other DEI workplace topics. She […]

Elizabeth Moran with Forward: Leading Your Team Through Change

Elizabeth Moran is passionate about helping leaders, teams, and organizations navigate and evolve through constant change. She is a consultant and executive coach, and holds masters and doctoral degrees in clinical psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies. She lives in East Providence, Rhode Island. About Forward Every week thousands of leaders have to guide their teams through a change that they didn't initiate. They do what they can, but too often they feel unprepared and pressed for time. […]

John Coates with The Problem of Twelve: When a Few Financial Institutions Control Everything

John Coates is the John F. Cogan Professor of Law and Economics and Deputy Dean for Finance and Strategic Initiatives at Harvard Law School. He has served as General Counsel and Acting Director of the Division of Corporation Finance of the Securities and Exchange Commission; before joining Harvard, he was a partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, specializing in financial institutions and M&A. He has testified before Congress and provided consulting services to the Department of Justice, the Department of Treasury, and the New […]

Heidi Roop with The Climate Action Handbook: A Visual Guide to 100 Climate Solutions for Everyone

Dr. Heidi Roop is the Director of the University of Minnesota Climate Adaptation Partnership and an Assistant Professor of Climate Science and Extension Specialist at the University of Minnesota. Her research and Extension programs combine cutting-edge climate science and effective science communication to increase the use and integration of climate change information in decision-making at a range of scales—from city and state to national and international levels. Her climate science research takes her around the world from Antarctica to California […]