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Liz Wiseman      

President of The Wiseman Group & Best-Selling Author of "Multipliers"

Liz Wiseman is an esteemed researcher, executive advisor, and, notably, a New York Times best-selling author of "Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter," "The Multiplier Effect: Tapping the Genius Inside Our Schools," and "Rookie Smarts: Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work." She educates leadership skills to high-profile executives globally and also pens down her extensive knowledge in Harvard Business Review, Fortune, and various reputable business and leadership journals.

As the CEO of the Wiseman Group, a Silicon Valley-based leadership research and development firm, she has served a dazzling array of clients, including tech giants like Apple, Google, and Microsoft, and leading brands such as Nike, Disney, and Tesla. In 2019, her exceptional contribution to the field of leadership thinking was acknowledged when she was recognized as the top leadership thinker in the world, an accolade that complements her consistent inclusion in the Thinkers50 bi-annual ranking of the world's top 50 management thinkers.

Wiseman's significant research in the field of leadership and collective intelligence has not only transformed organizations but also influenced academia. She is a frequent guest lecturer at Brigham Young University and Stanford University. With a rich corporate background as the former Vice President of Oracle University and the global leader for Human Resource Development at Oracle Corporation, she brings a distinct hands-on perspective. On September 23, 2021, Wiseman extended her expertise to the political sphere when she testified at the Hearing on Civility and Collaboration in Congress.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in business management and a master’s degree in organizational behavior, each from Brigham Young University. Her continuous learning journey includes completing executive education courses with prestigious institutions like the University of Michigan, Wharton, Harvard, and MIT. A member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Wiseman is an embodiment of lifelong learning and leadership excellence.

Speech Topics

Impact Players: Are Your People Contributing to Their Fullest?

In our Impact Players keynote, participants will learn the anatomy of these standout contributors and how to adopt the mindsets and practices needed to do impactful work. Additionally, we will explore the piece that Impact Players plays in creating Multiplier leaders.

Participants will:

  • Discover the five Impact Player practices
  • Learn to view threatening situations as opportunities
  • Gain actionable insights on how to do work that lands with impact

Multipliers: Are Your Leaders Geniuses or Genius Makers?

In our Multipliers keynote, participants will explore the research behind Multipliers and discover the resoundingly positive and profitable effect that Multiplier leaders have on organizations.

Participants will:

  • Learn about the five Multiplier disciplines
  • Identify where they may accidentally diminish others
  • Gain tactics to deal with a diminishing boss


Why Nike's Mark Parker asks a lot of questions - Business Insider
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The Template To Build A Rock Star Team
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Leaders of Leaders: How to Multiply Talent from the Inside Out ...
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