Judith E. Glaser is an Organizational Anthropologist. She is one of the most pioneering and innovative change agents, consultants, and executive coaches, in the consulting industry and is the world’s leading authority on Conversational Intelligence®, Neuro-innovation, and WE-centric Leadership. She is a best-selling author of seven business books including her newest best seller - Conversational Intelligence: How Great Leaders Build Trust and Get Extraordinary Results. Through the application of ‘the neuroscience of we’ to business challenges, Judith shows CEOs and their teams how to elevate levels of engagement, collaboration and innovation to positively impact the bottom line.
Judith is the founder and CEO of Benchmark Communications, Inc., and the Chairman of The CreatingWE Institute. Her transformational approaches using neuroscience and anthropology enables leaders to raise their Conversational Intelligence® and establish WE- centric cultures to build agile and higher performing individuals and teams poised to impact the bottom line and top line results in their organizations.
In 2004 Judith was awarded Woman of the Year in New York City. Since 2006 she has been listed in as one of the top 10 consultants globally in the Excellence Top 100 Consultants and is considered one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders globally on the subject of leadership. In 2011, Judith was awarded the Drexel University Distinguished Alumni Award, and in 2006 she was inducted into the Temple University Gallery of Success. She is a Founding Fellow of the Institute of Coaching at McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School affiliate.
She has appeared on CBS Morning News with Charlie Rose & Gayle King, NBC’s Today Show, ABC World News, The Fox News Channel, The Martha Stewart Show and the Family Network talking about We-Centric Leadership and Cultural Transformation. She is frequently quoted on her revolutionary workplace approaches in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Crain’s, Harvard Business Review, The Huffington Post, Entrepreneur Magazine, AMA World, etc. and is a contributing Editor for Executive Excellence Magazine.
Judith was awarded a Research Fellowship from Drexel University, where she earned a Master’s Degree in Human Behavior and Development with additional work at the Bales School of Social Research at Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Temple University and received her Master’s Certificate in Corporate and Political Communications from Fairfield University. Judith lives in Connecticut and New York City.
Judith has also served as an Adjunct Professor at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, a visiting guest speaker at Harvard School of Business, the Key Note Speaker at MIT’s Innovation Conference, a guest speaker at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, at Loyola University, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, NYU, IIT, University of Stellenbosch in South Africa, Etisalat Academy in Dubai, Tsinghua University in China and others. She is a frequent speaker for Vistage and TEC in the US and Canada.
Judith is currently on the boards of The We Are Family Foundation, Expeditionary Learning,
Judith’s best selling books include: Conversational Intelligence: How Great Leaders Build Trust and Get Extraordinary Results, Creating WE: Change I-Thinking to WE-Thinking and Create a Healthy Thriving Organization; The DNA of Leadership, and 42 Rules for Creating WE. She is also the author of The Leadership Secret of Gregory Goose a book and its animated video, as well as a companion book about Gregory called Ultimate Power.