Hal Gregersen is Professor of Leadership at INSEAD where he pursues his vocation of executive teaching, coaching, consulting, and research. He is particularly fascinated by how leaders in business and society generate provocative new ideas with powerful impact. Before joining INSEAD, Dr. Gregersen taught at the London Business School, the Tuck School at Dartmouth, Helsinki School of Economics, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy—Tufts University, Brigham Young University, Thunderbird, and the Turku School of Economics as a Fulbright Fellow.
Dr. Gregersen has co-authored several books on leading innovation and change in global organizations, such as It Starts With One: Changing Individuals Changes Organizations (Wharton, 2008), Global Explorers: The Next Generation of Leaders (Routledge, 1998). He has published dozens of articles, book chapters, and cases on innovation and change in the Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Human Resource Management. His research has also been highlighted on CNN and in Across the Board, Business Week, Fortune, Psychology Today, and The Wall Street Journal.
Putting Dr. Gregersen’s research on leading innovation, change, and globalization to practice, he regularly consults with senior teams, conducts executive seminars, and delivers keynote speeches on these issues with companies like ADIA, Adidas, Cemex, Christie’s, Daimler, IBM, Intel, Johnson & Johnson, KPMG, LG, Lilly, Marriott, Nokia, Philips, PwC, Sanofi Aventis, Tong Yang, World Economic Forum, & Yahoo! He also works with not-for-profit and NGO organizations (e.g., Teach for America) to generate greater innovation and change capabilities.
Dr. Gregersen lives with his wife in Boston and Paris where he avidly pursues his avocation, landscape photography, to help infuse greater insight and energy into the creation of transformational change.