Mario Moussa, PhD, is a management consultant, author, keynote speaker, and executive educator. He has taught at the world’s leading academic institutions, including NYU, UCLA, Duke, the University of Virginia, and the Wharton School. He is the co-author of Committed Teams: Three Steps to Inspiring Passion and Performance, The Art of Woo: Using Strategic Persuasion to Sell Your Ideas and The Culture Puzzle: Find the Solution, Energize Your Organization (forthcoming in 2021). Moussa is a sought-after consultant for senior leaders and has delivered workshops on leadership, strategic persuasion, negotiation, collaboration, and culture to executives around the world. His work has been featured on National Public Radio as well as in leading publications, including Time magazine, Businessweek, U.S. News & World Report, Fortune.com, Forbes.com, Inc., The Economist, and The Financial Times.
In addition to his teaching and consulting work, Moussa was a principal at CFAR, a management consulting firm that started as a research center at the Wharton School. He was co-leader of CFAR’s practice in Collaboration and Negotiation. His consulting clients have included such prominent organizations as State Farm, PNC Bank, GlaxoSmithKline, McKinsey and Company, Nielsen, UnitedHealth Group, and MasterCard. Moussa holds a PhD from the University of Chicago and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.