Skip to content


Eugene B. Kogan

PDP Instructor Eugene B. Kogan

Dr. Eugene B. Kogan is an award-winning Harvard thought leader and keynote speaker on power strategies in negotiation and leadership. He is the Principal & Managing Director of Kogan Global Advisory LLC and teaches at Harvard Division of Continuing Education’s Professional & Executive Development Programs. For over 15 years, he has been enabling thousands of executives worldwide to make strategic choices during pivotal moments. With insights grounded in rigorous research — including a co-authored book, Mediation: Negotiation by Other Moves (Wiley 2021) — and firsthand learning from masters of the craft like Henry Kissinger, Condoleezza Rice, and Colin Powell, Dr. Kogan offers tailored approaches to cultivate resilient, forward-thinking leadership cultures that thrive on challenges and embrace change — thereby adding substantial value to C-suite leadership — deal-making, and strategic execution.

Through a combination of executive coaching and group training — in English, French, and Russian — he has assisted in the development of public- and private-sector executives as well as high-performance teams in the United States, Asia, and the Middle East. As an Executive Coach at Harvard Business School, he counseled city mayors in Eastern and Western Europe on innovative approaches to team management and external communication amid COVID-19 and unprecedented migration challenges. Dr. Kogan also helped a healthcare startup navigate delicate conversations among senior team members. He earned a Ph.D. from Brandeis University and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. Dr. Kogan also has executive education certifications in negotiation, mediation, and leadership from Harvard Law School’s Program on Negotiation.

Programs Eugene Teaches

Advanced Negotiation Skills
Essential Management Skills for Emerging Leaders