Meet our Program Experts

Andrea Hoban Andrea Hoban | Apr 23, 2024
Ashleigh Rosette, Marc Brackett, Ralph Keeney, Robin Stern, Avi Kluger, Tamra Chandler, Linda Hill
From left: Ashleigh Rosette, Ph.D. Duke University, Marc Brackett, Ph.D. Yale University, Ralph Keeney, Ph.D. Duke University, Robin Stern, Ph.D. Yale University, Avi Kluger, Ph.D. Hebrew University, Tamra Chandler, EY, Linda Hill, Ph.D. Harvard Business School

At Oji Life Lab, leadership mastery begins with learning from the best minds in the field. Our program is meticulously crafted in collaboration with a distinguished team of world-class thinkers, ensuring that managers acquire an integrated repertoire of leadership skills grounded in the latest research.

Meet our esteemed experts:

Linda Hill, Ph.D. - Harvard Business School

  • One of the world's top thinkers on leadership, management, and innovation.
  • Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and Chair of the school's Leadership Initiative.
  • Renowned author of "Being the Boss," "Becoming A Manager," and "Collective Genius: The Art and Practice of Leading Innovation."

Ashleigh Rosette, Ph.D. - Duke University

  • Foremost researcher at the intersection of leadership, race, and gender.
  • Senior Associate Dean and Professor of Leadership at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
  • Featured in top media outlets such as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, CNN, MSNBC, Time Magazine, Business Week, Forbes, and the Financial Times.

Marc Brackett, Ph.D. - Yale University

  • Leading expert in emotional intelligence.
  • Founding Director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and Professor in the Child Study Center at Yale Medical School.
  • Author of the bestselling book "How We Feel" and lead developer of RULER, a widely adopted system of social-emotional learning.

Robin Stern, Ph.D. - Yale University

  • Leader in applying emotional intelligence in the real world, informed by 30 years as a psychotherapist.
  • Co-founder and Associate Director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and Professor in the Child Study Center at Yale Medical School.
  • Co-developer of RULER with Marc Brackett and author of impactful books like "The Gaslight Effect" and "Project Rebirth."

Ralph Keeney, Ph.D. - Duke University

  • Top expert on decision sciences globally.
  • Professor Emeritus at Duke University and USC, with a rich history of consulting for prestigious clients like American Express, Pacific Gas and Electric, HP, and more.
  • Author or editor of 10 books, including "Smart Choices" and "Give Yourself a Nudge."

Avi Kluger, Ph.D. - Hebrew University

  • Top researcher on workplace listening techniques and benefits.
  • Professor of Organizational Behavior in the Business School at Hebrew University.
  • Author of 70 scholarly articles and chapters, contributing significantly to the understanding of effective workplace communication.

Tamra Chandler - EY

  • Virtuoso of feedback and performance management for the 21st century.
  • Author of "Feedback (and Other Dirty Words)" and other influential books on performance management.
  • Leads EY Americas Talent Management business and is the Founder and CEO of PeopleFirm, recognized by Forbes as one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms.

Employees will embark on a leadership journey with Oji Foundations, where knowledge from these exceptional minds converges to shape leaders of tomorrow.

Co-Founder and Chief Learning Officer, Oji Life Lab
Andrea Hoban Andrea Hoban

Andrea Hoban is Co-Founder and Chief Learning Officer of Oji Life Lab. As Oji’s head of learning and program design, Andrea is reimagining the way we learn skills, such as emotional intelligence.

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