Adam Goodman

Director of Center for Leadership
Northwestern University

Adam Goodman is an award-winning educator, researcher, and trusted adviser to leaders of companies, nonprofit groups and other organizations. He directs Northwestern University’s Center for Leadership and is a clinical professor in the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science. An active consultant today and for more than 25 years, he has advised more than 100 chief executive offiers, senior officers, executive teams, and boards of directors, and given hundreds of invited speeches and workshops in the United States and around the world. His current research is focused on leadership and teamwork assessment using enterprise-level software, as well as training programs for leadership coaching. Past work includes development work with more than 30 leadership programs around the world, design of national model leadership programs, development of six Leadership Questions® (an assessment and learning tool), and a national survey of public sector leaders.