Jill Abruzese Slye
Jill Slye has over 30 years of experience in business and teaches in multiple capacities across various schools at Harvard University. Her classes cover topics such as the fundamentals of public speaking and leadership communication. She is the founder of A Sounding Board, LLC, a global public speaking coaching company.
Nicole is an adjunct professor of marketing at the Harvard Extension School and in the MBA program at Boston University’s Questrom School of Business. She is recognized for her expertise in digital media and helping marketers understand how new and transformative technologies affect business and the overall customer experience.
Margaret is a highly rated instructor at Harvard University’s Division of Continuing Education, creating and teaching courses and professional programs in leadership, team effectiveness, strategy, and creativity. She is a seasoned leader with over 20 years of experience in higher education, business, and consulting.
Kevin L. Ball
Kevin L. Ball has over 15 years of experience as a leadership consultant, coach, and trainer from Fortune 500 companies in healthcare, biotech, and aerospace defense industries, to food and beverage manufacturing internationally. In addition to teaching, Kevin is currently Director – Agile Coach at Fidelity Investments, where he is responsible for all organizational scaling efforts across Fidelity’s Institutional domain.
Diana was a fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and at Harvard Law School. She is an instructor at Harvard Extension School. She specializes in negotiations, international law, and international human rights law. She worked on the Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, serving as the only female negotiator during her five-year tenure.
Jon has led client engagements with a breadth of organizations from startups to Fortune 50 companies, including UnitedHealthcare, Pepsico, Sun Life Financial, and the City of Boston. He leads experience and service design for Continuum, a global innovation design consultancy.
Jennifer is a "coach's coach," and works with senior coaches at The NewField Group, one of the nation's top coaching schools. Her corporate clients include Harvard Business School, Pfizer, Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, and Nike.
Steven D. Cohen
Steven is an internationally known expert on leadership communication, executive presence, and persuasive speaking. He is an accomplished scholar and dynamic trainer who has brought research-based insights to companies in a wide range of industries. He is a long-time instructor at the Harvard Division of Continuing Education.
As a principal at Continuum, a global innovation and design consultancy, Dan partnered with senior leadership at firms including PepsiCo, BBVA, and Johnson & Johnson. Much of Dan’s work focused on helping clients develop within their own organizations the capacity to innovate—by reshaping training, culture, workspace, and operations.
Michelle is the founding partner of Acuity Partners, a boutique consultancy in Chestnut Hill, MA. She helps clients develop effective business, marketing, and communication strategies. Michelle received her MBA from Harvard Business School and a Master of Science in Applied Mathematics from Stanford University.