Hal B. Gregersen
Affiliate Professor of Leadership
Dr. Gregersen is Affiliate Professor of Leadership at INSEAD. His research, teaching, and consulting work focus on leading innovation, leading strategic change, and leading globally. Before joining INSEAD, Dr. Gregersen was the Donald Staheli Professor of Global Leadership and Strategy at BYU; a visiting professor at the London Business School, the Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College, Helsinki School of Economics, and Thunderbird; and a Fulbright Fellow at the Turku School of Economics.
Dr. Gregersen has co-authored several books, including Leading Strategic Change: Breaking Through the Brain Barrier and Global Explorers: The Next Generation of Leaders, as well as published numerous articles, book chapters, and cases on leading innovation, change, and globalization in business journals such as Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Human Resource Management. His research has also been highlighted on CNNfn and in Across the Board, Business Week, Fortune, Psychology Today, and The Wall Street Journal.
Dr. Gregersen's current research centers on how senior executives successfully discover new strategic direction, deliver results, and develop others in the process. He is finishing a major international study with Clayton Christensen (Harvard Business School) and Jeff Dyer (BYU) that explores the fundamental question of "Where disruptive strategies come from" through interviews with CEO founder entrepreneurs and case studies of the most innovative companies worldwide.
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 Cemex, FMC Technologies, IBM, IHC Health Care, Intel, Johnson & Johnson, KPMG, LG, Lockheed Martin, Lucent Technologies, Marriott International, Nokia, Philips Electronics, PWC International, Sun Microsystems, Tong Yang, & Yahoo!.
Dr. Gregersen received his undergraduate degree in business administration from the University of Utah, masters in organisational change from Brigham Young University, and Ph.D. in business administration from the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Gregersen has received several awards for teaching excellence in MBA programmes as well as the Ascendant Scholar Award from the Western Academy of Management for research excellence.