Liz Wiseman

Changing The Way We See Managers

Liz Wiseman is the President of The Wiseman Group, a leadership research and development firm headquartered in Silicon Valley.  At The Wiseman Group, she advises senior executives and leads strategy and leadership forums for executive teams worldwide.  Her recent clients include:   Apple, Genentech/Roche, Salesforce.com, GAP Inc., Symantec, SAP and Microsoft.  
 
She has conducted significant research in the field of leadership and collective intelligence and is the author of the bestselling book Multipliers:  How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter (Harper Business June 2010) and has published Bringing out the Best in Your People in the May 2010 edition of Harvard Business Review. 
 
A former executive at Oracle Corporation, Liz worked in various executive roles in the Education and HR organizations during her 17 years there.   Most recently, she worked as the Vice President of Global Products and Services for Oracle’s $400 million education business, where she led product management, marketing, pricing, eLearning, and internal training globally.  Prior to this, she worked as Vice President of Oracle’s Human Resource Development organization, working closely with Oracle’s top management team to build the corporate strategic intent and to develop leadership at all levels of the organization.  Liz was the Director of Oracle University, starting and leading Oracle University from a small new-hire training department to a full corporate university with global scope.
 
She has led significant globalization initiatives and has worked and taught extensively internationally.  Liz holds a Bachelors degree in Business Management and a Masters of Organizational Behavior from Brigham Young University.    Liz lives in Menlo Park, California with her husband and 4 children.