Liz Wiseman

  • Executive Strategy and Leadership Expert; Best-Selling Author of Multipliers
  • President, Wiseman Group

Liz Wiseman teaches leadership to executives around the world. She is the President of the Wiseman Group, a leadership research and development firm headquartered in Silicon Valley, California. Some of her recent clients include: Apple, Dubai Bank, Genentech, Nike, PayPal, Salesforce.com and Twitter. Liz has been listed on the Thinkers50 ranking and named one of the top 10 leadership thinkers in the world.

 
  

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When I came across Liz Wiseman’s book, Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter, I was fascinated by the research about multipliers and diminishers and the impact a leader can have on a team’s creativity, ideas, and even light bulb moments. It was eye-opening for me, and I’ve since had Liz present her research to members of my Marketing management team. I’d love to have her back in the future.

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  • Symantec
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Multipliers

In this highly engaging talk, Liz Wiseman will share the research behind Multipliers and illustrate the resoundingly positive and profitable effect these Multipliers have on organizations—how they get more done with fewer resources, develop and attract talent, and cultivate new ideas and energ ...

In this highly engaging talk, Liz Wiseman will share the research behind Multipliers and illustrate the resoundingly positive and profitable effect these Multipliers have on organizations—how they get more done with fewer resources, develop and attract talent, and cultivate new ideas and energy to drive organizational change and innovation. She’ll introduce the five disciplines that distinguish Multipliers from Diminishers and provide practice tips for leading like a Multiplier. 

Rookie Smarts

In this highly engaging session, Liz will share her research findings and offer a framework for how individuals and companies can think and act with Rookie Smarts—stepping out of their comfort zone and working at their best in the learning zone. Liz combines vivid illustrations, personal refl ...

In this highly engaging session, Liz will share her research findings and offer a framework for how individuals and companies can think and act with Rookie Smarts—stepping out of their comfort zone and working at their best in the learning zone. Liz combines vivid illustrations, personal reflection, and practical tools to help leaders keep themselves and their entire team fresh, relevant and performing at the top of their game.

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Biography

Liz Wiseman teaches leadership to executives and emerging leaders around the world. She is the President of The Wiseman Group, a leadership research and development firm headquartered in Silicon Valley. Some of her recent clients include: Apple, Disney, eBay/PayPal, Facebook, GAP, Google, Microsoft, Nike, Roche, Salesforce.com, and Twitter. Liz has been listed on the Thinkers50 ranking and named as one of the top 10 leadership thinkers in the world.  

She is the author of three best-selling books: Rookie Smarts: Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work, Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter and The Multiplier Effect: Tapping the Genius Inside Our Schools. She has conducted significant research in the field of leadership and collective intelligence and writes for Harvard Business Review and Fortune and her work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, Entrepreneur, Inc. and Time Magazine. She is a frequent guest lecturer at BYU, the Naval Postgraduate Academy, and Stanford University.

A former executive at Oracle Corporation, she worked over the course of 17 years as the Vice President of Oracle University and as the global leader for Human Resource Development. During her tenure at Oracle, she led several major global initiatives and has worked and traveled in over 40 countries.

Liz holds a Bachelors degree in Business Management and a Masters of Organizational Behavior from Brigham Young University. Liz lives in Menlo Park, California with her husband and four children who share her over-active curiosity and sense of adventure.