Handpicked Thought Leaders

Below is a representative sample of our esteemed faculty:


Matthew J. Slaughter
Professor Slaughter is Associate Dean and Professor of Management at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. His area of expertise is the economics and politics of globalization, particularly the global operations of multinational firms. From 2005 to 2007, Slaughter served on the Council of Economic Advisers, advising the President of the United States and his cabinet on issues including international trade and investment, currency and energy markets, and the competitiveness of the U.S. economy. His ideas have been widely featured in Business Week, The Economist, Financial Times, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and CNBC’s Closing Bell.


Ella L.J. Edmondson Bell
Ella Bell is Associate Professor of Business Administration at the Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College. In addition to teaching in Tuck’s MBA and executive education programs, Professor Bell is the founder and president of ASCENT: Leading Multicultural Women to the Top, a nonprofit organization committed to professional development and career advancement. Working in the field of organizational behavior and organizational change, she is one of the leading experts in the management of race, gender, and class in the workplace. She has served as a consultant to Fortune 500 companies and to many public institutions.

Anja Langbein
As a consultant at THT, Anja Langbein is responsible for designing and delivering leadership development programs in cross-cultural business communication, team building and negotiation for Fortune 100 companies worldwide. She specializes in trainings focused on women in leadership, as well as country-specific cultural programs. Born and raised in the former East Germany, Anja has worked with a wide range of international clients, such as Gillette, Siemens, IBM, Philips, Texas Instruments, American Express, Novo Nordisk, Lafarge and General Motors. Her engaging style and interactive personality make her an energetic and sought-after teacher and speaker.

Marshall Goldsmith
Marshall Goldsmith is a world authority on helping successful leaders get even better by achieving positive, lasting change in behavior – for themselves, their people and their teams. He has worked with over 120 major CEOs and their management teams. His book, What Got You Here Won’t Get You There, is a New York Times best seller and a Wall Street Journal #1 business book. He has been recognized by Forbes as one of the 15 most influential thought leaders in the world, and by Fast Company as America’s preeminent executive coach. Goldsmith has been a volunteer teacher for U.S. Army generals, U.S. Navy admirals, Girl Scout executives, and the International and American Red Cross.

Rita Gunther McGrath
A Professor at Columbia Business School where she serves as Dean of the Fellows, is a globally recognized expert on strategy in uncertain and volatile environments. Her thinking is highly regarded by readers and clients. She is a popular instructor, a sought-after speaker, and a consultant to senior leadership teams. She was recognized as one of the top 10 management thinkers by global management award Thinkers50 in 2013, and won the award for outstanding achievement in the strategy category. McGrath is the co-author of three books in addition to her brand new book The End of Competitive Advantage: How to Keep Your Strategy Moving as Fast as Your Business (Harvard Business Review Press).