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Alan Price

Alan Price is an affiliate consultant, facilitator, trainer and executive coach with Mobius. He is the former Manager for Organizational Effectiveness at Northeast Utilities (NU), New England’s largest utility system. Prior to NU, Alan was a founder and Director of INSPIRITAS Corporation, a consulting, coaching and training firm advancing the practice of leadership. He is the author of Ready to Lead? A Story for Leaders and Their Mentors (Jossey-Bass, 2004).

Alan also served as Director of the Global Leadership Initiative at Harvard Business School (HBS). Alan taught leadership cases in the executive education programs of HBS and the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Alan came to HBS from ThoughtBridge, a consulting firm specializing in negotiation strategy, labor-management relations and dispute resolution, where he was COO and CFO. He was instrumental in developing an automated system for delivering commercial mediation/arbitration services over the Internet.

Prior to ThoughtBridge, Alan was a Senior Project Manager with Conflict Management Group, a non-profit organization developing dispute resolution mechanisms for international conflicts as well as inner city violence prevention. Alan was a consultant for several years with Conflict Management, Inc. and an instructor with the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School. Alan has a J.D. from Harvard Law School and an A.B. in economics from Earlham College. He served as a Second Lieutenant, Infantry, in the U.S. Army National Guard, where he received both the Erickson Trophy for most distinguished graduate and the Academy Saber for academic excellence from Indiana Military Academy.

Over the past 20 years, Alan has:

  • Delivered keynote speeches on strategy, leadership, and change management.
  • Facilitated senior leadership and board retreats.
  • Consulted on the design and implementation of organizational change initiatives.
  • Coached executives to develop them as leaders and strategists.
  • Coached senior leadership teams to align strategy, accelerate implementation, and strengthen succession planning.
  • Developed managers to become effective leaders.
  • Customized and delivered leadership academies for high potential personnel.

Past clients include: A.G. Edwards, American Student Assistance, Boston Scientific Corporation, Fidelity, Harvard University, HP, IBM, Lend Lease, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Miller Brewing, PTC, PepsiCo, Royal Dutch Shell, Sapient, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Wal-Mart, and The Wharton School-University of Pennsylvania. Alan is married and has two sons and a dog.