Joshua Spodek PhD MBA, bestselling author of Leadership Step by Step and host of the award-winning Leadership and the Environment podcast, is an Adjunct Professor at NYU, leadership coach for Columbia Business School, columnist for Inc, and founder of SpodekAcademy.com.
He has led seminars in leadership, entrepreneurship, and creativity at Harvard, Princeton, West Point, and MIT, and corporations including BCG, IBM, and the NY Academy of Science. He holds 5 Ivy League degrees and studied under a Nobel laureate. He helped build an Xray satellite for NASA, co-founded several ventures, and holds 6 patents.
He earned praise as “Best and Brightest” (Esquire’s Genius Issue) and “Astrophysicist turned new media whiz” (NBC) and has been quoted and profiled by ABC, CBS, NBC, the NY Times, and the Wall Street Journal. He visited North Korea twice, swam across the Hudson River, and has done burpees every day for over 7 years, 100,000 and counting. He blogs daily at www.JoshuaSpodek.com.