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Liz Wiseman

Liz Wiseman teaches leadership to executives and emerging leaders around the world.  She is the President of the Wiseman Group, a leadership research and development firm headquartered in Silicon Valley, where some of her recent clients include:  Apple, Disney, eBay/PayPal, Facebook, GAP, Genentech/Roche, Microsoft, Nike,, and Twitter.   Liz has been listed on the Thinkers50 ranking and named as one of the top 10 leadership thinkers in the world.

She is the author of the bestsellers Multipliers:  How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter and The Multiplier Effect:  Tapping the Genius Inside Our Schools and Rookie Smarts:  Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work (forthcoming October 2014).  She has conducted significant research in the field of leadership and collective intelligence, is a frequent keynote speaker, and writes for Harvard Business Review and a variety of other business and leadership journals.  She is a frequent guest lecturer and has taught at BYU, and the Naval Postgraduate Academy, Stanford and Yale.  She is an active contributor to forums on healthcare and education reform.

A former executive at Oracle Corporation, she worked over the course of 17 years as the Vice President of Oracle University and as the global leader for Human Resource Development.   During her tenure at Oracle, she led several major global initiatives and has worked and traveled in over 40 countries.

Liz holds a Bachelors degree in Business Management and a Masters of Organizational Behavior from Brigham Young University.  Liz lives in Menlo Park, California with her husband and four children who share her over-active curiosity and sense of adventure.

Twitter @LizWiseman

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