DR. JULIA SLOAN
Dr. Julia Sloan, author of the definitive book, Learning to Think Strategically, 4th ed., 2020 (Best Business Book of the Year, Financial Times), is widely recognized for her pioneering work on the application of complex cognitive theory to everyday global strategic thinking practice. Her work draws upon more than two decades of her own expatriate corporate experience in Asia, Africa, Middle East, Europe and North America. Julia teaches at Columbia University and has lectured at some of the premier academic institutions including: MIT, Harvard University, Princeton University (US); Bejing University (China); Tokyo University, Keio University (Japan); and India Institute of Management (India). She holds a distinguished faculty appointment at the Central University of Finance and Economics (China). Awarded a Fulbright Fellow, Julia has also received a Researcher-in-Residence fellowship, Faculty Excellence Award, Outstanding Teaching Award, Ahead-of-the-Curve Teaching Award and Innovative Influencer Award. She has served on the faculty of the Brookings Institute and was named as part of the Distinguished Lecture Series at the Mohammad bin Rashid School of Government (Dubai). A resident of New York City, Dr. Sloan holds a doctorate from Columbia University, master's studies at Yale University and University of Alaska, and undergraduate studies from Kent State University. Julia is principal of Sloan International Inc., a New York-based firm specializing in strategic thinking for businesses operating in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and North America.