Gary Katzenstein, Learning Leader at University of California

Our Learning Leaders

Partnering with UC Berkeley faculty and instructors means putting your human capital in the hands of experienced thought leaders who specialize in organizational performance and resilience. Each Learning Leader brings years of operational experience in their respective industries and networks to the classroom. Their dual backgrounds as higher-education pioneers and experts in their fields make them an invaluable resource,

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Dacher Keltner

Dacher Keltner, Ph.D., is a Professor of Psychology at the University of California at Berkeley, Director of the Berkeley Social Interaction Lab, and serves as the Faculty Director of the Berkeley Greater Good Science Center. His research focuses on the biological and evolutionary origins of compassion, awe, love, and beauty, as well as power, social class, and inequality.

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Gary Katzenstein

Gary Katzenstein, Ph.D., is a lecturer at UC Irvine. His career interests span the intersection of three areas: organizational behavior/leadership, international business and critical thinking/communication/design. Katzenstein has also taught at UC Berkeley, the UCLA Anderson School of Management, the NYU Stern School of Business, the Johnson School of Management at Cornell University and the Tepper School of Management at Carnegie Mellon University.

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Jeanette Winters

Jeanette Winters, Ph.D., is a talent, change management and learning executive with skills in aligning people, strategy and opportunity. She has led corporate talent management, diversity and inclusion, organizational development and enterprise learning functions at global Fortune 500 organizations. She is also a certified executive coach from the Hudson Institute. Dr. Winters also holds a certificate in neuroscience and leadership from the NeuroLeadership Institute.

Alexandre Bayen

Alexandre Bayen

Alexandre Bayen, Ph.D., is a faculty member of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS) at UC Berkeley.  Dr. Bayen worked as Research Director of the Autonomous Navigation Laboratory at the Laboratoire de Recherches Balistiques et Aerodynamiques, (Ministere de la Defense, Vernon, France). Dr. Bayen conducts research in modeling and control of distributed parameters systems, with applications to transportation systems and distribution systems.



Danielle Harlan

Danielle Harlan, Ph.D., is the founder and CEO of the Center for Advancing Leadership and Human Potential and author of the leadership book, The New Alpha . She earned her doctorate in political science and master's in education from Stanford University, where she was a Jacob K. Javits National Fellow and received a Centennial Teaching Award for excellence in instruction. Named one of Silicon Valley Business Journal's 40 Under 40, she has been featured in leading publications such as Fast Company, Forbes and Women's Health.

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Olaf Groth

Olaf Groth, Ph.D, is a thought-leader, strategy-adviser, capacity-builder and ventures-executive focused on disruption and innovation in the global economy. He serves as a Professor of Global Strategic Management, Innovation Economics & Program Director for Disruption Futures at Hult International Business School. Dr. Groth advises on futures, strategies, networks and organizations for clients seeking to initiate or adjust to disruption and holds PhD, MALD degrees in international affairs from the Fletcher School at Tufts University.


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Dan Clurman

Dan Clurman, M.A., of Communication Options, is a coach, trainer and organizational consultant. He has delivered communication training and coaching to business, government and nonprofit organizations since 1982.  He is the co-author of Money Disagreements: How to Talk About Them and Conversations With Critical Thinkers.

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Nancy Friedman

Nancy Friedman, M.B.A., focuses on working with leaders and their teams to maximize their effectiveness and productivity. Previously, she has worked at Visa, Levi Strauss & Co. and Dreyer's Ice Cream in marketing strategy and advertising roles. She has taught change management to companies ranging from high-tech firms and startups to nonprofits and health care organizations. Friedman is highly rated for her interactive and relevant training style.

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Tom Kendrick

Tom Kendrick, M.B.A., M.S.E.E., PMP, is the author of four project management books, including Identifying and Managing Project Risk (AMACOM, 2009). He has nearly 40 years of worldwide project management experience, including 20 years with HP and five years with Visa.