Liz Wiseman

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Liz Wiseman (born October 1964) is an American researcher, speaker, executive advisor, and the author of The New York Times bestseller Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter,[1][2] The Multiplier Effect: Tapping the Genius Inside Our Schools, and The Wall Street Journal bestseller Rookie Smarts: Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work.[3][4][5]

Liz Wiseman
Born1964
OccupationAuthor, Speaker, Executive Advisor, Researcher
Alma materBrigham Young University (B.S. in Finance)
Brigham Young University (M.OB.)
Notable worksMultipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter
Rookie Smarts: Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work
The Multiplier Effect: Tapping the Genius Inside Our Schools
SpouseLarry Wiseman
Children4
Website
TheWisemanGroup.com

Education and career[edit]

Wiseman holds a bachelors degree in business management and a Masters of Organizational Behavior from Brigham Young University. She began her career with Oracle Corporation upon graduating from BYU. Wiseman has also completed executive education courses with University of Michigan, Wharton, Harvard, and MIT.

From 1988 through 2005, Wiseman worked for Oracle Corporation. During her career with Oracle, she led the creation of Oracle University,[6] worked as the vice president of Human Resource Development and led numerous global initiatives. Following her tenure at Oracle, she worked as an executive coach. It was during her years as an Oracle executive and later as an executive coach that she observed the differences between multiplying and diminishing leaders and then conducted the foundational research for her book Multipliers.[7][8]

Wiseman is the CEO of the Wiseman Group, a leadership research and development firm headquartered in Silicon Valley, California. Some of her recent clients include: Apple, AT&T, Disney, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Nike, Salesforce, Tesla, and Twitter.

In 2013, Wiseman was named by Thinkers50 as one of the top 50 leadership thinkers in the world. In 2017, she reached her highest position on the Thinkers50 ranking list so far: #35.

Personal life[edit]

Wiseman is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. As of 2017 she was an early morning seminary teacher.[9]

Published works[edit]

Books[edit]

  • Multipliers, Updated and Revised: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter. HarperCollins. 2017. ISBN 978-0-062-66307-8.
  • Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter. HarperCollins. 2010. ISBN 978-0-061-96439-8.
  • Rookie Smarts: Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work. HarperCollins. 2014. ISBN 978-0-06232-263-0.
  • The Multiplier Effect: Tapping the Genius Inside Our Schools. 2013. ISBN 978-1452271897.

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