Michael Useem

Professor Michael Useem is the Director of the Center for Leadership and Change Management at the Wharton School. He teaches MBA and executive-MBA courses on leadership and change management, and offers programs on leadership, teamwork, governance, and decision making for managers in the U.S., Asia, Europe, and Latin America. He has presented programs and seminars on leadership and change with numerous companies and organizations including: American Express, Coca-Cola, Estee Lauder Companies, National Football League, and U.S. Department of Justice. Useem is the author or co-author of several books, including Boards That Lead and The Leader’s Checklist.

Past Appearances

Leadership in Action: July 11, 2019

Hosts Anne Greenhalgh, Michael Useem, and Jeff Klein are joined by Benito Cachinero-Sanchez (Senior Advisor, Egon Zehnder) on the Thursday, July 11, 2019 edition of Leadership in Action.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, July 11, 2019

Leadership in Action: June 20, 2019

Hosts Anne Greenhalgh, Michael Useem, and Jeff Klein are joined by Karla Starr (Author, Penguin) on the Thursday, June 20, 2019 edition of Leadership in Action.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, June 20, 2019

Leadership in Action: June 6, 2019

Hosts Anne Greenhalgh, Michael Useem, and Jeff Klein are joined by John Rossman (Author, Rossman Partners) on the Thursday, June 6, 2019 edition of Leadership in Action.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, June 6, 2019

Leadership in Action: May 9, 2019

Hosts Anne Greenhalgh, Michael Useem, and Jeff Klein are joined by Mark Bertolini (Former Chairman & CEO of Aetna, Author, N/A) on the Thursday, May 9, 2019 edition of Leadership in Action.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, May 9, 2019

The 2019 Lipman Family Prize Honorees

Hosts Anne Greenhalgh, Michael Useem, and Jeff Klein are joined by Dave Neiswander (CEO, World Bicycle Relief), Lisa Moon (President and CEO, Global FoodBanking Network), Ayla Goksel (Vice President and CEO, ACEV: the Mother Child Education Foundation), and Barry Lipman (Founder of the Lipman Family Prize at the Wharton School; Former Partner, Goldfarb & Lipman) on the Tuesday, April 30, 2019 edition of Leadership in Action.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Leadership in Action: April 25, 2019

Hosts Anne Greenhalgh, Michael Useem, and Jeff Klein are joined by Ivan Seidenberg (Former Chairman and CEO of Verizon Communications; Board of Directors, Verizon Communications; Blackrock) on the Thursday, April 25, 2019 edition of Leadership in Action.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, April 25, 2019

Leadership in Action: April 4, 2019

Hosts Anne Greenhalgh, Michael Useem, and Jeff Klein are joined by Siobhan Reardon (President & Director, Philadelphia Free Library) on the Thursday, April 4, 2019 edition of Leadership in Action.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, April 4, 2019

Leadership in Action: March 28, 2019

Hosts Anne Greenhalgh and Michael Useem are joined by Christopher Maher (Chairman and CEO, OceanFirst Financial) on the Thursday, March 28, 2019 edition of Leadership in Action.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, March 28, 2019

Leadership in Action: March 21, 2019

Hosts Anne Greenhalgh, Michael Useem, and Jeff Klein are joined by Nancy Brown (CEO, American Heart Association) on the Thursday, March 21, 2019 edition of Leadership in Action.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, March 21, 2019

Leadership in Action: March 14, 2019

Hosts Anne Greenhalgh, Michael Useem, and Jeff Klein are joined by Rebecca Newton (CEO, CoachAdviser) on the Thursday, March 14, 2019 edition of Leadership in Action.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, March 14, 2019

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Hosts Anne Greenhalgh, Michael Useem, and Jeff Klein are joined by Erik Rind (CEO, Imagine BC) on the Thursday, July 18, 2019 edition of Leadership in Action.

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