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Maury Peiperl

Maury Peiperl

Maury Peiperl

Maury Peiperl is Professor of Leadership and Strategic Change at IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland, where he teaches in the MBA program and the Orchestrating Winning Performance Program, as well as directing and teaching on tailored executive education programs for numerous companies. From 1992 to 2004 he was a professor at London Business School. He has also held visiting or affiliate appointments at the University of Maryland (USA), HEC (France), and Templeton College, Oxford (UK). From 2000 to 2002 he served as founding Associate Dean of the EMBA—Global Program, the pioneering Global Executive MBA between London and Columbia Business Schools.

Professor Peiperl teaches, writes, and consults in the areas of organization development, 360-degree feedback, executive careers, change management, HR strategy, and global mobility. He is co-author of the leading textbook in change management (Managing Change from McGraw-Hill), as well as two edited books on careers (Career Frontiers and Career Creativity, both from Oxford University Press) and the key reference volume The Handbook of Career Studies (Sage Publications, 2007). He has also published in Harvard Business Review, Academy of Management Review, Human Resource Management, and Group and Organization Management, among others. His current work focuses on the development of global executives and the management of careers under long-term uncertainty.

Outside his research and teaching, Professor Peiperl sits on several boards, including LifeScape BioSciences (USA) and Intelligent Career System (USA), and is an investor in and advisor to numerous other startups. He also serves on the Alumni Council of the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and as a trustee of HERA, a UK charity that helps formerly trafficked women to gain independence by training them in business and entrepreneurship.

Maury Peiperl holds a BS in engineering from Princeton, and an MBA, AM and PhD from Harvard, and worked for IBM, Merrill Lynch, and LEK Consulting before becoming a professor. He has taught, researched, or consulted in thirty countries on four continents and is dedicated to promoting the role of business in sustainable global development and in the resolution of cross-national conflict.