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Eugene B. Kogan

PDP Instructor Eugene B. Kogan

Dr. Eugene B. Kogan is an award-winning thought leader, executive coach & keynote speaker on power strategies in negotiation and leadership. He is the founder and managing director of Kogan Global Advisory, a strategy and coaching practice that enables senior executives to make confident choices during pivotal negotiations.  In Harvard’s executive & professional development programs, Dr. Kogan teaches “Using Power: Five Mindsets of Effective Leaders” and “Advanced Negotiation Skills.”

As an Executive Coach at Harvard Business School, he has counseled city mayors in Eastern and Western Europe on innovative approaches to team management and external communication amid COVID and unprecedented migration challenges. Co-author of the book, Mediation: Negotiation by Other Moves (Wiley 2021), Dr. Kogan also helped a healthcare startup navigate delicate conversations among senior team members. His ability to translate academic insights into actionable solutions and to distill implications of global developments has received frequent accolades.  Thousands of private- and public-sector executives from Europe, Middle East, Asia, and North America have benefitted from his dynamic keynotes and strategy sessions.

Dr. Kogan, who has a Ph.D. from Brandeis University and a postdoctoral fellowship from Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, has conferred with America’s top diplomats from Henry Kissinger to Rex Tillerson.  A first-generation immigrant, he has lived overseas for 17 years, developing the cultural acumen to manage diverse constituencies.  He is fluent in French, Russian & English.

Programs Eugene Teaches

Advanced Negotiation Skills
Essential Management Skills for Emerging Leaders