Speakers & Authorities

11 Stern Clients Land on the 2021 Thinkers50 List Including the World’s #1 Management Thinker Amy Edmondson

We couldn’t be prouder to represent these transformative thinkers whose work continues to positively impact…

Shifting to a Digital Culture? Make Sure It’s Human Centered

Renowned digital transformation strategist and future of work expert David De Cremer guides firms through…

How Well Is Your Organization Competing in the Age of AI?

Harvard professor Marco Iansiti says transitioning to an AI-first operating model is the best long-term…

To What Extent is Climate Change an Existential Threat?

Renowned theoretical physicist Steven E. Koonin, author of the bestselling new book "Unsettled", helps us…

Reality Check: Companies That Don’t Go Digital Won’t Survive

Babson Professor Tom Davenport positions companies for long-term growth by helping them build future-ready, data-driven…

Measuring the Cost of Your New Workplace Model

Stanford University economist and veteran remote work researcher Nicholas Bloom helps companies pick a workplace…

How the Geopolitics of Oil and Energy Will Shape Our Future

In "The New Map," Pulitzer Prize winner Daniel Yergin explains how a shifting geopolitical landscape…

To Earn Customer and Employee Loyalty, Proactively Cultivate Trust

Harvard Business School Professor Sandra J. Sucher’s new book is the executive’s essential guide to…

Robots Are Enhancing the Way We Work and Live. Here’s How.

Pioneering robotics developer Henny Admoni teaches organizations how to create efficiencies with human-centered assistive machines.

The Good News About Trust: You Can Cultivate It

Co-authors of the new book “The Power of Trust” advise leaders on ways to proactively…

How the Study of Space is Improving Life on Earth

Ariel Ekblaw, director of the MIT Space Exploration Initiative, offers businesses and governments a window…

What Leaders Gain When Employees Speak Up

Hult Business School Professor Megan Reitz teaches leaders how to leverage the power of psychological…

How to Beat Hackers at Their Own Game

Globally recognized cybersecurity expert Kristin Judge helps organizations preemptively protect their data, customers and reputations.

Top Experts Help Firms Prepare for Unpredictable Future

To rebuild economies, decision makers in every sector must address issues around global trade, leadership…

Beyond the Election: Renewing Our Country’s Original Promises

As CEO of New America, renowned thought leader Anne-Marie Slaughter says a system overhaul requires…

Summer Reads: New Books to Spark Business and Your Imagination

These fascinating perspectives from today’s most innovative thinkers are brimming with ideas for business and…

Powerful Voices Helping Leaders Navigate Disruption

Brilliant, Bono, Romer and Webb are bound by a commitment to safely and logically shepherd…

Here’s What You Need to Know About the Value of the Digital Economy

In Harvard Business Review, Erik Brynjolfsson seeks to answer a surprisingly difficult question: how much…

How Can We Build AI Without Endangering Society?

AI poses challenges for our core values. These four experts teach how to factor ethical…

To Remain Relevant, Tap the New Power of Your Members

Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms reveal how to redefine what “association” means to the next…

Learning for a Living: The Brave New World of Leadership

The future of work demands we learn more—at work. INSEAD’s Gianpiero Petriglieri helps leaders make…

Leaders, It’s Time to Think Outside the Building

Rosabeth Moss Kanter believes the greatest future breakthroughs will come from an unconventional mindset and…

Vision 2020: 10 Leadership Lessons for an Unpredictable Future

These Stern Speakers offer inspiring insights and actionable advice for leading your organization into the…

Challenging the Culture: A New Mindset for Auditors and Corporate Boards

Low public trust in corporate governance threatens the future of capitalism. Fixing it requires building…

3 Reasons Your Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Strategy Has Failed

Courtney D. Cogburn’s methods change conversations about racism and bias, and help companies develop strategies…

The Truth About Corruption: We’re Addressing the Wrong Problem

In a viral TED Talk, Efosa Ojomo makes a compelling case for innovation — and…

How to Build a Culture of Workplace Learning

Future of work and learning expert Kelly Palmer shows businesses how to better train employees…

11 Stern Experts Nominated for Thinkers50 Award

Transform your business strategy with the work of these exceptional thought leaders.

How to Build an Emotionally Powerful Brand

“Follow the Feeling,” a new book by marketing expert Kai D. Wright, shows you how…

6 Books You Need to Read This Summer

Whether you’re traveling the world or growing your business, level up with these top new…

How Big Companies Can Innovate Like Startups with Gary Pisano

On episode 23 of the Minds Worth Meeting podcast, Harvard’s Gary Pisano argues that big…

5 Insightful Keynotes: A Spotlight on TED Talks

From innovation to AI and life planning, these TED speakers offer fresh perspectives on the…

The Transformative Power of Market-Creating Innovations with Efosa Ojomo

In this episode of the MWM podcast, Efosa Ojomo reveals how businesses can tap into…

Technology in Health Care: 4 New Insights

How is technology transforming health care? With robots, wearables and digital tools.

Redeeming Ruins and the Future of Architecture with Dan Barasch

In this episode of Minds Worth Meeting, Dan Barasch reveals how innovative designs can revive…

How to Navigate the Future of Education

From declining college enrollment to STEAM education’s AI boost, education is experiencing great challenges –…

4 Women Changing the Way We Think About Innovation

Stern Speakers’ roster includes women who address innovation – from building dynamic companies to reforming…

These Women Tech Speakers Are Rewriting the Rules of Innovation

Concerned about the future? Consider one of these 13 female trailblazers for your next meeting.

6 Essential Business Books for 2019

Our clients aren’t just in the news. They are the news.

How to Create Global Prosperity Through Innovation

In their book, Clay Christensen, Efosa Ojomo and Karen Dillon show how businesses can generate…

How to Design an Opportunity City

In a TEDx presentation, innovation and design expert Larry Keeley reveals a new perspective on…

Want to Lead? You Need to Read! 4 Books to Gift This Holiday Season

2018 was a rollercoaster ride for business. These four books are sure to put your…

How to Use Big Data to Maximize Growth

Ben Waber shows organizations how to measure productivity and culture through data collection and use…

How Much Does Your Life Matter to a Self-Driving Car?

As Uber seeks to resume testing self-driving cars on the road seven months after one…

Practical Ways to Overcome the Barriers of Transformation

What are the biggest obstacles to driving your company’s transformation? Too often, leaders think of…

What Happens When Big Data Meets AI?

In the very near future, robots will be able to fully perform key tasks and…