Allan Cohen is a Distinguished Professor of Global Leadership at Babson College, in residence San Francisco campus. Previously he spent seven years as Chief Academic Officer, leading major curriculum and organizational changes. He is the co-author of several widely read books, Managing for Excellence; Power Up: Transforming Organizations through Shared Leadership; Influence and without Authority (third revised edition 2017); and Entrepreneurship in Every Generation. He has consulted on a variety of leadership and change projects for entrepreneurial to major organizations and to non-profit Boards. He holds an AB from Amherst College, an MBA and a DBA from Harvard Business School.