Mario Moussa, Ph.D., MBA

Mario MoussaDr. Mario Moussa is a successful author, keynote speaker, and management consultant who teaches in the Executive Programs at the Wharton School of Business.  He advises senior leaders about top team effectiveness, organizational culture, and large-scale change initiatives.  He has delivered workshops on leadership, strategic persuasion and collaboration to thousands of executives in New York, San Francisco, Shanghai, Mumbai, Sao Paulo, London, Istanbul, and other major cities around the world.  His work has been featured on National Public Radio as well as Time Magazine, Business Week, U.S. News and World Report, HR Magazine, The Harvard Management Update, The Financial Times, and leading industry publications.

At Wharton, Dr. Moussa has led the design of customized leadership development programs for organizations in a wide variety of sectors, including financial services, pharmaceuticals, energy, healthcare, higher education, and government.  By connecting the classroom and the boardroom, he closes the gap between cutting-edge research and professional experience.  His work is based on simple, repeatable techniques that deliver results in today’s turbulent business climate.

In his latest book Committed Teams: Three Steps to Inspiring Passion and Performance, he and co-authors Madeline Boyer and Derek Newberry use vivid stories and extensive first-hand research from Wharton’s Executive Development Program (EDP) to describe a process for building great teams.  Dr. Moussa’s first book The Art of Woo: Using Strategic Persuasion to Sell Your Ideas, co-written with G. Richard Shell, has been critically acclaimed for its clear and effective methodology.  Dr. Moussa lives in Center City, Philadelphia with his wife and their three children.