Ernest Gundling, Ph.D. is co-founder and Managing Partner of Aperian Global. He counsels clients in developing strategic global approaches to leadership, organization development, and relationships with key business partners, leveraging his expertise in thought leadership and global insights. He coaches executives with global responsibilities and works with multicultural management teams. Having lived and traveled extensively in Asia and Europe, including six years in Japan and a year in Germany, Gundling is a lecturer at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. He holds a Ph.D. and a master of arts from the University of Chicago, and a bachelor of arts from Stanford University. He is co-author of Leading Across New Borders; What is Global Diversity?; Global Diversity and author of Working GlobeSmart.