Laura Huang

Founder of Project EMplify, former investment banker.

RADAR THINKER

Thinkers50 Radar Class of 2021. 

FAST FACT

Named one of the 40 Best Business School Professors Under the Age of 40 by Poets & Quants.

FAST FACT

Winner of the 2020 TUM Research Excellence Award in Innovation and Leadership from Technische Universität München and the Peter Pribilla Foundation.

Ideas

Studies interpersonal relationships and implicit bias in entrepreneurship and in the workplace; demonstrates practical steps to take control of others’ perceptions. Research into gut feel, changing others’ perceptions of you, and adversity culminates in 13 guiding principles, essentially the 10 commandments to turning adversity into advantage. 

Bio

Harvard professor; former investment banker and consultant. Named a “40 Under 40” Best Business School Professor by Poets & Quants. Founder of non-profit Project Emplify.

Content

Edge: Turning Adversity into Advantage; laurahuang.net.

NATIONALITY: American

Media picks

Verdict

“Timely work on how to create your own edge and impact.”

Stuart Crainer & Des Dearlove, Thinkers50

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