Global Head of Organizational Science, McKinsey & Company
Michael Bazigos is Global Head of Organizational Science and is based in the New York Office. He is responsible for the discovery of new products and dissemination to client, consultant, and academic communities. His team discovers data patterns to build into market-focused solutions to create sustainable competitive advantage for clients.
Michael came to McKinsey from KPMGï¿½s US firm, where he held enterprise responsibility for succession planning, leadership development, selection strategy, culture change, and market development effectiveness. Prior leadership roles include: talent executive at IBM, global director for organizational transformation consulting in PwCï¿½s legacy management consulting business, and academic dean at Pace University.
He earned his doctorate and second Masters degrees in Organizational Psychology at Columbia University, his first Masters degree in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from New York University, and BA in Psychology from Pace University, all in New York City.
Managing Partner, Gallup
Peter is a member of Gallupï¿½s executive committee and oversees the companyï¿½s European region. He works closely with client leadership teams to improve levels of employee and customer engagement. Peter has published articles in this arena and is regularly asked to facilitate sessions at leadership conferences. He is a visiting associate professor at HEC Paris.
Prior to joining Gallup in 1999, Peter worked in retail management for the Dixons Group. He earned a bachelorï¿½s degree in economics and politics from the University of Kent and masterï¿½s degrees in management and finance from the London School of Economics and TRIUM.
Solutions Partner and Head of the McKinsey OrgSolutions group, Gallup
Chris Gagnon is a Solutions Partner and Head of the McKinsey OrgSolutions group. He was previously in private equity and prior to that a McKinsey partner 1987-1997 in the New York Office. He has worked extensively in the field of Organizational Transformation and Design, and led the McKinsey team that co-wrote the book Real Change Leaders: How You Can Build High Performance at Your Company.
During his time in private equity, Chris worked in hospitality and leisure services including hotels, casinos, and fitness cneters. He has published articles in Harvard Business Review and the McKinsey Quarterly on topics such as the role of the service sector in the economy, organizational change, and corporate finance.
Chris graduated from Dartmouth College where he earned both his B.A. and M.B.A.
Jim Harter, Ph.D.
Chief Scientist, Workplace Management and Well-Being, Gallup
Jim Harter, Ph.D., is Chief Scientist of Workplace Management and Well-Being for Gallupï¿½s workplace management practice. He is coauthor of the New York Times bestseller 12: The Elements of Great Managing, an exploration of the 12 crucial elements for creating and harnessing employee engagement. Harterï¿½s latest book, the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller Wellbeing: The Five Essential Elements, is based on a global study of what differentiates people who are thriving from those who are not.
Harter received his doctorate in psychological and cultural studies in quantitative and qualitative methods from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He has served as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He lives in Omaha, Nebraska, with his wife, RaLinda, and their two sons.
Managing Partner, Gallup
Kevin McConville is a Managing Partner at Gallup and a member of the companyï¿½s Executive Committee. He joined Gallup in 2000. He is responsible for overseeing Gallupï¿½s clients on the U.S. East Coast and within Gallupï¿½s healthcare practice.
Kevin has consulted extensively with clients throughout the world in many industry sectors, and his expertise includes workplace improvement, employee engagement, customer and patient loyalty and engagement, hospital leadership and well-being. He often serves as a keynote speaker at conferences and as a lecturer at universities on workplace and healthcare issues.
Kevin received a bachelorï¿½s degree in economics from Loyola University Maryland. He has completed courses in the masterï¿½s in business leadership program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. As part of his masterï¿½s program, he studied lean management at the University of Toyota and international business at Oxford University.
Director, McKinsey & Company
Bill Schaninger is a Director in the Philadelphia office. He originally joined McKinseyï¿½s London office in August 2000, with responsibility for providing. targeted expertise to clients in the areas of transformation, change management, performance leadership, culture, and strategic human resources.
Bill has consulted extensively with clients around the world on topics related to transforming their organizational health and performance. These include conducting leadership diagnostics, leading transformation offices and crafting communications, redesigning employee value propositions, and strategic redesign of operational business units.
Bill graduated from Moravian college with a BA and MBA in 1997. He completed in PhD in Organizational Psychology from Auburn University in 2002.
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