| Aug 14, 2020 |

Michael Gelb Named Center for Humanistic Management Senior Fellow

Michael J. Gelb has been named a senior fellow of the Center for Humanistic Management at the Gabelli School of Business and will serve on the advisory board of the Gabelli School’s Leading People & Organizations area.

Professor Michael Pirson, the William J. Loschert Endowed Chair in Social Entrepreneurship and director of the Center said, “We are delighted to welcome Michael Gelb. He brings a unique combination of thought leadership in the realm of ethical, conscious business and outstanding expertise in helping individuals and organizations think and operate in more creative and innovative ways.”

The Center for Humanistic Management is a research center with active outreach to practice and policy, and a commitment to developing novel pedagogical approaches with a focus on social innovation. As part of the Humanistic Management Network, a guiding principle of the Center is that human autonomy realizes itself through social cooperation, economic relations, and business activities that can foster human life and well-being.

As a pioneering practitioner and thought leader in the fields of creative thinking, executive coaching, and innovative leadership, Michael J. Gelb has guided clients to create and evolve conscious cultures that foster innovation and promote human flourishing. He has served as an executive leadership coach and consultant to AT&T, DuPont, Genentech, KPMG, Merck, Microsoft, Nike, YPO, and many other organizations.

Gelb is the author of 17 books including How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci, The Art of Connection, Innovate Like Edison, Body Learning and The Healing Organization: Awakening the Conscience of Business to Help Save the World, co-authored with Raj Sisodia. His books have been translated into 25 languages and have sold more than one million copies.

Gelb holds a BA in psychology and philosophy from Clark University and an MA in psychophysical reeducation from Goddard College. In 2003, he received a Batten Fellowship in Innovation from the University of Virginia. He also co-directed the acclaimed Leading Innovation Seminar at the Darden Graduate School of Business for more than 10 years.