Dr. Alexandra Michel is a professor, author, and consultant with ivy-league academic training (Wharton Ph.D.) and practical experience in leading organizations in the US and abroad. Her research has advanced scholarship and practice. It is published in the organizational discipline’s leading outlets and is taught to other scholars in top Ph.D. programs. She serves on the editorial boards of Administrative Science Quarterly and Organization Science. Her ideas have informed the practice of important business leaders and organizations. For example, she has worked with the Chief of Staff of Goldman Sachs to help the firm devise a new approach to executive education. Her clients include senior executives and organizations across such industries as banking, consulting, technology, business services, manufacturing, entertainment, healthcare, and education. The practical significance of Professor Michel’s work is further evident from the international press coverage. She has been featured in many international TV, radio, and press interviews, including CNBC, Fox News, Bloomberg TV, and NPR. In addition, over 40 other outlets have reported on her research including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, MSNBC, TIME Magazine, New York Magazine, Los Angeles Times, Forbes and other press in the US, China, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Austria, Romania, Argentina and Brazil.