Hal Gregersen is the executive director of the MIT Leadership Center and a senior lecturer in leadership and innovation at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Before joining MIT, he received his PhD from the University of California, Irvine, was a professor at the London Business School, INSEAD, Dartmouth College, and Brigham Young University, and served as a Fulbright Fellow at the Turku School of Economics in Finland.
As an inspirational speaker, Hal has worked with such renowned organizations as Chanel, Disney, Patagonia, UNICEF, and the World Economic Forum, and has been recognized by Thinkers50 as one of the world’s most innovative minds. He has authored or coauthored ten books, translated into fifteen languages, including his most recent bestseller Questions are the Answer: A Breakthrough Approach to Your Most Vexing Problems at Work and in Life. He is founder of the 4-24 Project (www.4-24project.org), which is dedicated to strengthening the questioning capacity of adults so they can pass this crucial skill onto the next generation.
Hal and his wife, Suzi Lee, lived in England, France, and the UAE before landing on Boston’s North Shore, where he pursues his lifelong avocation of photography and she works as a sculptor.
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