Christian BaldiaAdjunct Instructor
Christian Baldia is an internationally-known expert on organizational strategy/leadership, collaboration, teamwork and human capital analytics. As a faculty member of the American Management Association, he also leads seminars on leadership, collaboration, change management, data analysis, data visualization, and process management.
Christian previously served at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York as a Senior Financial/Economic Analyst in the Policy and Analysis division of the Bank Supervision Group. Before working for the Federal Reserve, Christian Baldia was an investment banker at Butler, Chapman & Co., where he specialized in mergers and acquisitions for middle-market companies, and at PaineWebber (now part of UBS), where he worked in municipal finance.
Christian served for four years in President Bill Clinton’s Administration. There, he served initially as a staff member for the White House in the Office of Presidential Personnel and then as a Senior Policy Analyst to the Under Secretary for Domestic Finance and then to the Deputy Secretary of the US Treasury Department. He has also worked on a number of Presidential and Senatorial campaigns. In 2004, he served on John Kerry’s Presidential campaign as Communication Director for Americans Overseas for Kerry.
Christian graduated from the University of Pittsburgh’s University Honors College with a Bachelor of Philosophy degree in Politics, Philosophy & Economics (PP&E) and in the History & Philosophy of Science. He also earned a Masters in Public Policy degree with a concentration on business-government policy and financial markets at Harvard University.
Specialties: Social network analysis (SNA), collaboration, employee engagement, diversity & inclusion (D&I), economic policy (particularly regarding banking and financial markets), investment banking (mergers & acquisitions and municipal finance), management consulting, speechwriting, survey research, information technology, and political campaigns.