Expert Network

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At the heart of Ascent lie our networks of practitioners, experts, advisors, mentors, and partners committed to helping fellow leaders unlock their full potential.  Our Expert Network contains some of the world’s leading thinkers, innovators, and practitioners.  They collaborate closely with us to serve as faculty, contribute to and co-design our programs, identify and understand relevant trends and themes, and shape our priorities.

Expert Network members include:

 
 

Brian Behlendorf

Executive Director
The Hyperledger

 

Erica DhewaeN 

Founder & CEO
Cotential

 

Michael Fertik

Founder & CEO
Reputation.com

 

George Foster

Konosuke Matsushita Professor of Management
Stanford Business School

 

Gowri Ishwaran

CEO
The Global Leadership & Education Foundation

 

Drue Kataoka

Artist

 

Steve Kelner

Global Thought Leader, Assessment
Spencer Stuart

 
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Hermano Igo Krebs

Principal Research Scientist
MIT

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David Kirkpatrick

Founder and CEO
Techonomy

 

Lauren Leader Chivee

Founder & CEO
All In Together

 
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Jessica Lauretti

VP, Global Head of RYOT Studio

 

Alan Marcus

Member of the Executive Committee

 

Dave METZ

Partner
Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz & Associates

 

Andrew Nicolls

Founder & CEO
Copperfield Advisory 

 

Daniel L. Shapiro

Founder and Director
Harvard International Negotiation Program

 
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Robert Sherman

Former US Ambassador to Portugal

 

Karen Tse

International Bridges to Justice

 

Alexander Van De Putte

Professor of Strategy and Strategic Foresight
IE Business School