Amy C. Edmondson is the Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management at Harvard Business School. Her work on teaming, psychological safety, and leadership continues to influence corporate and academic audiences around the world. Edmondson’s book, Extreme Teaming: Lessons in Complex, Cross-Sector Leadership, provides new insight into the effective management of global enterprises and teaming across boundaries. Her other books include – Building the Future: Big Teaming for Audacious Innovation, Teaming to Innovate and Teaming: How Organizations Learn, Innovate and Compete in the Knowledge Economy. Edmondson has published numerous articles in the Harvard Business Review and in academic journals including Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Review and Organizational Science. She has been recognized by the biannual Thinkers50 global ranking of management thinkers since 2011 and was honored with the Talent Award in 2017. Before her academic career, Edmondson was Director of Research at Pecos River Learning Centers, where she worked on transformational change in large companies. In the early 1980s, she worked as Chief Engineer for architect/inventor Buckminster Fuller, which inspired, A Fuller Explanation: The Synergetic Geometry of R. Buckminster Fuller, a book elucidating Fuller’s mathematical contributions for a non-technical audience. Edmondson received her PhD in organizational behavior, AM in psychology, and AB in engineering and design from Harvard University.