Anna Tavis, Ph.D.
Clinical Associate Professor, Leadership and Human Capital Management, New York University; Editor, People + Strategy

Dr. Anna Tavis is an Associate Professor of Human Capital Management at NYU, senior lecturer at Latin American Business School, Senior Fellow with The Conference Board and an Executive Director for the Innovation Radar Network with Executive Networks.

Dr. Tavis is a Senior Editor of  People+Strategy Journal a publication of HRPS, SHRM’s Executive network. She is an author and key note speaker, a former Board member of HRPS and an advisor to mature and start up organizations. Her latest article The Performance Management Revolution  appeared in HBR in October 2016.

Anna navigated a diverse global career in business, consulting and academia.

In business, Anna was Head of Motorola’s EMEA OD function based in the UK, Nokia’s Global Head of Talent Management based in Helsinki, Chief Learning Officer with United Technologies Corp based in Hartford, CT and Global Head of Talent and Organizational Development with AIG Investments based in NYC.

Born in St. Petersburg, Russia, she got her Doctorate from Princeton University and Executive MBA from the University of South Carolina. She speaks English, Russian, German, Spanish and is an Astanga yoga practitioner.