Michael Maccoby

President @ The Maccoby Group

Michael Maccoby, president of The Maccoby Group and an Associate Fellow of the Säid Business School, Oxford University, is globally recognized as an expert on leadership. For over 35 years, Dr. Maccoby has been consultant and coach to leaders in corporations, unions, universities and government agencies worldwide, including the World Bank, and the State and Commerce Departments of the U.S. Government and the U.S. Army. Dr. Maccoby was former director of the Program on Technology, Public Policy and Human Development at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University Dr. Maccoby became known internationally both for his books on leadership, which have been translated into several languages, and his pioneering projects to improve the workplace, which have been used by many Fortune 100 companies. Harvard Business Review and McKinsey have recognized him for his ground-breaking work. In 2007, King Carl XVI Gustaf named him a Commander of the Royal Order of the Polar Star.

Michael has taught at Harvard, University of Chicago, Cornell University, University of California, l'Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, Oxford, the Brookings Institution and the Washington School of Psychiatry. He received a B.A. in Social Psychology, and a Ph.D. in Social Relations from Harvard. He also studied philosophy at New College, Oxford, and psychoanalysis with Erich Fromm and graduated from the Mexican Institute where he was a training analyst.