World Business Academy Fellows represent some of the best and brightest men and women who are shaping today’s global landscape. For many years, they have analyzed, reported and predicted the transforming paradigm shifts in business and society. Via Academy publications, Fellows provide Members with current information on issues relevant to the evolving global landscape.

Complete List of Our Fellows

  • amit goswami

    Amit Goswami, Ph.D.

    Professor Goswami earned his Ph.D. from Calcutta University in theoretical nuclear physics in 1964 and has been a professor…

  • amory lovings

    Amory B. Lovins, Ph.D.

    Amory B. Lovins, Chief Executive Officer (Research) of Rocky Mountain Institute, is a consultant experimental physicist …

  • Barbara Marx Hubbard

    Barbara Marx Hubbard, Ph.D.

    Dr. Barbara Marx Hubbard has been a pioneer in positive options for the future for the past 35 years. A public speaker, …

  • Ben A. Mancini

    Ben Mancini served as President of the World Business Academy from 1997 to 2000. He concurrently held the positions of President…

  • bernard lietaer

    Bernard A. Lietaer

    Bernard Lietaer is the lead author of the paradigm-shifting new report by the EU Chapter of the Club of Rome, “Money and…

  • Beth S Jarman

    Beth S. Jarman, Ph.D.

    Beth Jarman is a founding partner of Leadership 2000, Inc. Her strong academic and organizational interests have provided…

  • David Steindl-Rast

    Brother David Steindl-Rast, Ph.D.

    David Steindl-Rast was born in 1926, in Vienna, Austria, where he received a Ph.D. from the University of Vienna.  In 1952…

  • Corinne McLaughlin

    Corinne McLaughlin

    Corinne McLaughlin is co-author of The Practical Visionary:  A New World Guide to Spiritual Growth and Social Change,Spiritual…

  • Cynthia Cherrey

    Cynthia Cherrey, Ph.D.

    Cynthia Cherrey, the vice president for student affairs at Tulane University who helped lead the New Orleans school through…

  • Daniel Goleman

    Daniel Goleman, Ph.D.

    Daniel Goleman consults internationally and lectures frequently to business audiences, professional groups, and college …

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    David Gershon

    David Gershon, co-founder and CEO of Empowerment Institute, is one of the world’s foremost authorities on behavior-change…

  • David Krieger

    David Krieger, Ph.D.

    David Krieger is a founder of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, and has served as President of the Foundation since 1982…

  • David Cooperrider

    David L. Cooperrider

    David L. Cooperrider is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Organizational Behavior at the Weatherhead School of…

  • Diana Whitney

    Diana Whitney, Ph.D.

    Dr. Diana Whitney is an inspirational speaker, provocative educator and pioneering thought leader in the growing field of…

  • Diane Cirincione

    Diane V. Cirincione, Ph.D.

    Dr. Cirincione is a therapist and former postdoctoral clinical researcher at Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute at the…

  • Dipak C Jain

    Dipak C. Jain, Ph.D.

    Dipak C. Jain has been named Dean of  INSEAD, the international business school based in Fontainebeau, France which also…

  • Don Beck

    Don Beck, Ph.D.

    Don Beck, Ph.D. is a prototype for activists in the new millennium. His dedication to service and discovery has seen him…

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    Dr. Dorothy Maver

    Dr. Dorothy Maver is President of the National Peace Academy, bringing a focus on peacebuilding and peacelearning to the…

  • eddie Erlandson

    Eddie Erlandson, M.D.

    Eddie Erlandson brings a unique background as a physician and business leader to helping executives make needed changes. …

  • Elisabet Sahtouris

    Elisabet Sahtouris, Ph.D.

    Elisabet Sahtouris, Ph.D. is an evolution biologist, futurist, author, speaker and consultant on Living Systems Design. …

  • Ervin Laszlo

    Ervin Laszlo, Ph.D.

    Dr. Ervin Laszlo is a Fellow of the World Business Academy.  He is the Founder and President of the Club of Budapest, President…

  • Ron Nahser

    F. Byron (Ron) Nahser, Ph.D.

    Managing Director for CORPORANTES, Inc., an outgrowth of The Nahser Agency/Advertising, Dr. Nahser is currently a Senior…

  • Gary  Zukav

    Gary Zukav

    My life is dedicated to the birth of a new humanity. That birth is now in progress. We are all involved in it. The new humanity…

  • Gay Hendricks

    Gay Hendricks, Ph.D.

    Gay Hendricks, Ph.D., was Professor of Counseling for twenty-one years in the school of Education at the University of Colorado…

  • George Land

    George Land, Ph.D.

    George Land is an author, speaker, consultant, and general systems scientist. In 1965 he founded a research and consulting…

  • Gerald G  Jampolsky

    Gerald G. Jampolsky, M.D.

    Dr. Jampolsky is a graduate of Stanford Medical School and a former faculty member of the University of California School…

  • Gordon Davidson

    Gordon Davidson

    Gordon Davidson is the president of the Center for Visionary Leadership and a co-founder of Sirius Community, and he has…

  • Greg Mortenson

    Greg Mortenson

    Greg Mortenson is the co-founder and Executive Director of the Central Asia Institute, which works to empower communities…

  • H. James Brown, Ph.D.

    H. James Brown is president and CEO of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. From 1970 to 1996, he was a professor at the…

  • Harlan Cleveland

    Harlan Cleveland, PH.D. (1918 to 2008)

    Dr. Cleveland was born January 19, 1918 and passed away May 30, 2008…

  • Harrison Owen

    Harrison Owen

    Harrison Owen is President of H.H.Owen and Co. His academic background and training centered on the nature and function …

  • Hazel Henderson

    Hazel Henderson, Ph.D.

    Hazel Henderson is the founder of Ethical Markets Media, LLC and the creator and co-executive Producer of its TV series. …

  • Helen Palmer

    Helen Palmer

    Helen Palmer is the author of five international best-selling books in the literature of consciousness. Her works include…

  • Jagdish Parikh

    Jagdish Parikh, Ph.D.

    Dr. Parikh is Managing Director of the Lemuir Group of Companies, a Director of the TechNova Group of Companies and Travel…

  • James Channon

    James B. Channon

    Recognized worldwide as the original pioneer of the corporate visioning process he has been a trusted strategic designer…

  • james C. Thompson

    James C. Thompson

    Jim Thompson is founder and Executive Director of Positive Coaching Alliance, a non-profit formed at Stanford University…

  • James Milojkovic

    James Milojkovic, Ph.D.

    James Milojkovic (pr. Miloy'ko'vich) is the Founder and Chief Education Officer of KnowledgePassion…

  • Andy Chande

    Jayantilal (Andy) K. Chande

    Born in Kenya, Andy, who was knighted by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in 2003, is a fellow of the International Academy…

  • Jean Houston

    Jean Houston, Ph.D.

    Dr. Jean Houston, scholar, philosopher and researcher in Human Capacities, is one of the foremost visionary thinkers and…

  • Jerry Brown

    Jerry B. Brown, Ph.D.

    Over the past three decades, Jerry B. Brown, Ph.D. has worked to create positive social and environmental change through…

  • Jessica Fullmer

    Jessica H. Fullmer

    Jessica Fullmer is founder and CEO of Mo-DV. Mo-DV was formed in the summer of 2002 to use memory cards for video in mobile…

  • Jim Selman

    Jim Selman

    Jim Selman, the founder of Paracomm International, was among the first practitioners to distinguish organizational culture…

  • John Adams

    John Adams, Ph.D.

    John D. Adams, Ph.D. has been at the forefront of the Organization Development profession for more than 30 years. He was…

  • John B Taylor

    John B. Taylor, Ph.D.

    John B. Taylor, Ph.D. is the Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics at Stanford University and the Bowen H. and …

  • John Raisian

    John Raisian, Ph.D.

    Dr. Raisian is an economist who specialized in national and international labor market and human resource issues. Prior …

  • Joseph Jaworski

    Joseph Jaworski

    Joseph Jaworski has devoted much of his life to the study and practice of leadership development. He began his professional…

  • Keren Buckley

    Karen Wilhelm Buckley

    Karen Wilhelm Buckley is Principal Consultant with The Wisdom Leadership Initiative, assisting leaders and organizations…

  • Dr. Karl-Henrik Robèrt

    Karl-Hendrik Robert, M.D.

    Dr. Karl-Henrik Robèrt is one of Sweden's foremost cancer scientists whose work on damaged human cells led to a deep interest…

  • Kate Ludeman

    Kate Ludeman, Ph.D.

    Kate Ludeman is a widely recognized executive coach, speaker and author. In 1988, Kate founded Worth Ethic Corporation. …

  • Kirk Hanson

    Kirk Hanson

    Kirk O. Hanson, executive director of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University, is University Professor…

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    Lance H. Secretan, Ph.D.

    Lance Secretan is a pathfinder and missionary, and one of the world's foremost thinkers about leadership, inspiring people…

  • Larry C Spears

    Larry Spears

    Larry Spears was named Chief Executive Officer of The Robert K. Greenleaf Center for Servant-Leadership in 1990. Spears …

  • Lester Brown

    Lester R. Brown

    The Washington Post called Lester Brown "one of the world's most influential thinkers." The Telegraph of Calcutta refers…

  • Marc Luyckx

    Marc Luyckx, Ph.D.

    Born in 1942, married with Isabelle, six children, He is living in the neighbourhood of Brussels. He has studied mathematics…

  • Margaret Wheatley

    Margaret Wheatley

    Margaret Wheatley is president of The Berkana Institute, and an internationally acclaimed speaker and writer. She has been…

  • Mark Gerzon

    Mark Gerzon

    Mark Gerzon is one of the key architects of the field of global leadership and global citizenship, an experienced facilitator…

  • Mark Albion

    Mark S. Albion, Ph.D.

    After twenty years as a student and marketing professor at Harvard Business School, Dr. Albion made the decision that there…

  • Marc-Andre Olivier

    Mark-André Olivier

    Marc-André has co-developed and co-facilitated the Learning as Leadership curriculum for 15 years. He has studied organizational…

  • Max Goldberger

    Max Goldberger

    In Memoriam: the World Business Academy will miss our dear friend and colleague, Max Goldberger, who passed away in early…

  • Michael Ray

    Michael Ray, Ph.D.

    Michael L. Ray is the first John G. McCoy-Banc One Corporation Professor of Creativity and Innovation and of Marketing (…

  • Michelle Buck

    Michelle L. Buck, Ph.D.

    Michelle L. Buck is Clinical Associate Professor of Management and Organizations at the Kellogg School of Management at …

  • Mohan Reddy

    N. Mohan Reddy, Ph.D.

    Dr. N. Mohan Reddy is Albert J. Weatherhead III Professor of Management at the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western…

  • Pat Takahashi

    Patrick K. Takahashi, Ph.D.

    Patrick Kengi Takahashi, Ph.D., is the Director Emeritus of the University of Hawaii Natural Energy Institute, and co-founder…

  • Paul H Ray

    Paul H. Ray, Ph.D.

    Dr. Ray was educated at Yale and the University of Michigan, where he was also an associate professor. He is the co-author…

  • Peter Hoffmann

    Peter Hoffmann

    Peter Hoffmann, In Memoriam (1935-2014…

  • Peter Russell

    Peter Russell

    Peter Russell is a fellow of the Institute of Noetic Sciences, of The World Business Academy and of The Findhorn Foundation…

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    Peter Senge, Ph.D.

    Peter M. Senge is a Senior Lecturer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also Chairperson of the Society …

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    Philip and Mikela Tarlow

    Mikela and Philip Tarlow are leading the call for a psychological futurism: a way of envisioning the road ahead that takes…

  • Rabbi Lerner

    Rabbi Michael Lerner, Ph.D.

    Rabbi Michael Lerner, Ph.D., is a leading author, public intellectual, and spiritual leader.  He is the Editor of Tikkun…

  • R Sisodia

    Rajendra S. Sisodia, Ph.D.

    Rajendra S. Sisodia, Ph.D., is Professor of Marketing at Bentley University, and was previously Trustee Professor of Marketing…

  • Ravi Chaudhry

    Ravi Chaudhry

    Ravi Chaudhry is a business strategy consultant, mentor to CEOs and corporate Boards, a public intellectual and an author…

  • Riane Eisler

    Riane Eisler, Ph.D.

    Riane Eisler is the author of The Chalice and The Blade: Our History, Our Future in which she introduces the cultural transformation…

  • Richard barrett

    Richard Barrett

    Richard Barrett's personal mission is threefold…

  • Richard Tarnas

    Richard Tarnas, Ph.D.

    Richard Tarnas, Ph.D., is professor of philosophy and psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San …

  • Robert Fulmer

    Robert M. Fulmer, Ph.D.

    Robert M. Fulmer is currently academic director for Duke Corporate Education and Professor Emeritus at the College of William…

  • Robert Quinn

    Robert Quinn

    Robert E. Quinn holds the M.E. Tracy Collegiate Professorship and is a Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource…

  • Rosabeth Moss kanter

    Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Ph.D.

    Rosabeth Moss Kanter holds the Ernest L. Arbuckle Professorship at Harvard Business School, where she specializes in strategy…

  • ruben nelson

    Ruben Nelson

    Ruben Nelson has been fascinated by the future for over 40 years. Today, he is committed to understanding societal change…

  • Stuart Hart 3

    Stuart L. Hart, Ph.D.

    Stuart is the S.C. Johnson Chair of Sustainable Global Enterprise and professor of management at Cornell University's Johnson…

  • terry mollner

    Terry Mollner

    Terry Mollner is one of the pioneers of socially responsible investing as a new asset class in the professional investment…

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    Thomas M. Rau, M.D.

    Dr. Rau has been associated with the world's foremost clinic for holistic medicine and dentistry, designed to create individual…

  • tom-oliver

    Tom Oliver

    Coach to many of the world’s top CEOs, philanthropists, and entertainers, Tom Oliver has shared his secrets on leadership…

  • Verna Alle

    Verna Allee

    Verna Allee is an internationally recognized thought leader and author in knowledge management, intangibles and new business…

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    Wally Amos

    Born in Tallahassee, Florida, Wally Amos lived a childhood that was not always stable and trouble free. But as a child he…

  • Bennis 3

    Warren Bennis, Ph.D.

    Warren Bennis, In Memoriam (1925-2014…

  • William Mcdonough2

    William Mcdonough FAIA

    William McDonough is a globally recognized leader in sustainable development. Trained as an architect, Mr. McDonough’s interests…

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    Windeagle and rainbowhawk Kinney-Linton

    WindEagle and RainbowHawk, twin Keepers of the Origin Teachings of the Delicate Lodge, carry an ancient body of self-knowledge…