Sydney Finkelstein Speaker

Sydney Finkelstein

Inspirational leadership legend and author of Superbosses

Professor Finkelstein is a true expert and one of the finest thinkers in leadership, strategy, and corporate governance. Known for his brilliant keynote speeches and television appearances, he is currently revealing the secrets of the superbosses.

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About Sydney Finkelstein

Career

  • Fellow of the Academy of Management
  • Finalist for the Academy of Management Executive Best Paper Award (2004)
  • The McKinsey & Company Strategic Management Society Best Conference Paper Prize Honorable Mention (2002)
  • Best Paper Award from the Academy of Management Executive for his article “Leveraging Intellect” (1997)
  • Two Citations of Excellence from ANBAR, the world’s leading guide to management journal literature (1997 & 1998)
  • The Cenafoni Prize for research in Entrepreneurial Strategy (1991)
  • Finalist for the A.T. Kearney award for the best research in strategic management (1988)

Current / Past Roles & Positions

  • Director of the Tuck Executive Program & Professor of Management at the Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College.
  • Author of Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent.
  • 3 books nominated for the prestigious Academy of Management’s Terry Book Award.
  • Listed on the “Thinkers 50,” the most prestigious ranking of management thinkers in the world.

Speaking Style

Essential, Expert, Enthusiastic, Fascinating

Professor Finkelstein is a true expert and one of the finest thinkers in leadership, strategy, and corporate governance. Known for his brilliant keynote speeches and television appearances, he is currently revealing the secrets of the superbosses. It is the culmination of 10 years of research into what makes people as diverse as Ralph Lauren, George Lucas and former hedge fund manager Julian Robertson, centres of excellence – magnets which draw in the very best people around them.

He has written over 20 books, several bestsellers, including Why Smart Executives Fail. The Wall Street Journal called it “a marvel – a jargon-free business book based on serious research that offers genuine insights with clarity and wit.”

Superbosses has been featured in Inc.com’s Must-Read Business Books for 2016 and the Wall Street Journal’s CIO Report “What Will Your CEO Be Reading in 2016?”

A regular contributor to the BBC he has consulted for and spoken to a huge number of leading companies including American Express, Barclays, Boeing, Chevron, Deutsche Bank, GE, Glaxo and Heinz.

Sydney Finkelstein's 2022 talks & topics

The Secret to Unleashing Innovation

SUPERBOSSES: how Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent

HR Like You Never Saw It Before

Why Smart Executives Fail

Why Talent Retention Can Kill You

A New Model of Leadership: Masters and Apprentices

Why Good Leaders Make Bad Decisions

Not Built to Last, But Built to Change

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