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  • Sanyin Siang, Fuqua/Coach K Center on Leadership & Ethics, Adjunct Associate Professor, Pratt School of Engineering Duke University

    Sanyin Siang is the founding executive director of the Coach K Leadership and Ethics Center (COLE) at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. The center is a leadership laboratory with programming for all of Duke’s Daytime MBA students and convenes think tank gatherings across sectors to explore today’s complex leadership challenges.

    Driven by the belief that today's complex challenges require collaboration across public, private and social sectors, a theme through Sanyin’s work is convening interdisciplinary, diverse think tank gatherings towards defining complex problems and implementing new approaches for solving them.
    Sanyin is a CEO coach, an advisor for GV (formerly Google Venture) and a professor with Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering.Her thought leadership has appeared in Forbes, Fortune, and The Wall Street Journal.She is also a LinkedIn Influencer with more than 990,000 followers who was named to LinkedIn’s 2017 and 2018 Top 20 Global Influencer Voices.She is also a 2018 Thinkers50 on the Radar member and a member of the 86th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference.

    Siang has advised and served on boards of startups and nonprofits, including The Emily Krzyzewski Center and the NC Museum of Life & Science.She is a Sr. Advisor with Dan Ariely’s Center for Advanced Hindsight and an advisory for Sports Innovation Labs, Johnson & Johnson’s JLABS Biotech Accelerator, and Duke Corporate Education.She is the author of The Launch Book: Motivational Stories for Launching Your Idea, Business, or Next Career, which inspires readers through stories of different leaders and gives them an action plan for leveraging change using behavioral science concepts.

    Sanyin received a BSE in biomedical engineering and an MBA from Duke where she was an AB Duke Scholar.She lives in Durham with the loves of her live – her husband Chad and 3 children, Sophie (9), Charlotte (7) and Oliver (5).

February 20, 2019
Wed 2:00 PM EST

Duration 1H 0M

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