Jason Wingard
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  • Office LocationSullivan Hall, Suite 200
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  • Titles & RolesProfessor, Policy, Organizational and Leadership Studies, College of Education and Human Development
    Professor, Management, Fox School of Business and Management

Biography

Dr. Jason Wingard is a leading academic and executive specializing in the areas of organizational strategy, leadership development, and the future of work.  He currently serves as President of Temple University and holds a dual appointment as Professor of Policy, Organizational and Leadership Studies; and Professor of Management. 

Dr. Wingard is also currently the Founding Partner and Chairman of The Education Board, Inc., a boutique management consulting firm specializing in executive coaching and corporate advisory services.

Prior to Temple, Dr. Wingard served as Dean and Professor of the School of Professional Studies at Columbia University; Managing Director and Chief Learning Officer at Goldman Sachs; Vice Dean of Executive Education at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; and Executive Director of the Stanford Educational Leadership Institute, at Stanford University.  He has also served in a variety of cross-functional executive and consulting roles for organizations including the Aspen Institute, the Vanguard Group, and Silicon Graphics, Inc. (SGI), ePals, Inc. (now Cricket Media) and the ePals Foundation.

Dr. Wingard is a frequent keynote speaker.  Recent engagements include Google, National Football League (NFL), PwC, Procter and Gamble (P&G), Beiersdorf, CNBC, National Public Radio (NPR), the Wall Street Journal, and the Atlantic.

Dr. Wingard serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Kroll, the world’s premier provider of services and digital products related to governance, risk, and transparency.

As a public servant, he currently serves on the Boards of Directors of JUST Capital, Roundabout Theater Company, and the Education Board Foundation. He previously served on the Boards of Directors for Tides, Building 21, United Cerebral Palsy of Philadelphia, the National Center for Fathering, and Philadelphia Futures.

Dr. Wingard holds a BA in Sociology (Organizational Behavior & Social Psychology), with honors, from Stanford University where he was a member of the varsity football and track teams.  He also holds a MA in Education (Professional Development) from Emory University, a EdM in Technology in Education from Harvard University, and a PhD in Education, Culture, and Society (Corporate Education) from the University of Pennsylvania.

In the News/Media Mentions

Wingard, J. Senior Contributor: https://www.forbes.com/sites/jasonwingard, Forbes (2019 – current).

Wingard, J. Contributor: https://www.huffpost.com/author/jason-wingard, Huffington Post (2017).

Wingard, J. “Homicides near universities are a crisis that needs immediate action and long-term solutions,” Chicago Tribune (April 18, 2022).

Wingard, J. “Want Black coaches? Get more Black managers,” New York Daily News (February 15, 2022).

Wingard, J. “Colleges can lead hot-button issues by pushing critical thinking,” Chicago Tribune (October 18, 2021).

Wingard, J. “This is what the office will look like in 2022,” Fast Company (November 17, 2020).

Wingard, J. “Why companies need creative leaders in the future of work,” Nigerian Tribune (June 1, 2020).

Wingard, J. ” The “future of work” is here, thanks to Covid-19,” Quartz (May 22, 2020).

Wingard, J. “COVID-19 is redefining what it means to be professional,” Fast Company (May 1, 2020).

Wingard, J. “How Continuing Education is Preparing Us For The Future of Work,” The EvoLLLution (February 20, 2020).

Wingard, J. “Delta Rolls Out Diversity Training Amid Reports of Passenger Discrimination,” Bloomberg News (January 17, 2017).

Wingard, J. “What Uber is getting right that other startups aren’t,” Fortune (September 19, 2015).

Wingard, J. “Housing Market Needs Job Growth to Rebound,” TheStreet (June 15, 2011).

Wingard, J. “End of QE2 Won’t Squash Economic Growth,” TheStreet (June 6, 2011).

Wingard, J. “Prepping Players for Life After the NFL,” Black Enterprise (May 30, 2011).

Wingard, J. “Time to End Europe’s Hold on IMF Leadership?,” TheStreet (May 19, 2011).

Wingard, J. “Obama and Crisis Leadership: Opinion,” TheStreet (May 17, 2011).

Wingard, J. “Another kind of NFL draft preview: Football players utterly unprepared for life after the gridiron,” New York Daily News (April 28, 2011).

Wingard, J. “Winds of change blow for business schools?,” Financial Times (May 10, 2010).

Education

  • Ph.D. in Education, Culture, and Society, University of Pennsylvania, 2000
  • Ed.M. in Technology in Education, Harvard University, 1997
  • M.A. in Education (Professional Development), Emory University, 1996
  • B.A. in Sociology (Organizational Behavior & Social Psychology), with Honors, Stanford University, 1995

Experience

  • 2015 – 2021 – Dean & Professor, Columbia University
  • 2013 – 2015 – Chief Learning Officer, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
  • 2010 – 2013 – Vice Dean, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  • 2006 – 2008 – Senior Vice President, ePals, Inc.; President & CEO, ePals Foundation
  • 2004 – present – Founding Partner, The Education Board, Inc.
  • 2004 – 2006 – Executive Director, Stanford Educational Leadership Institute, Stanford University
  • 1999 – 2004 – Senior Director, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  • 1998 – 1999  – Senior Consultant, The Vanguard Group
  • 1997 – 1998  – Program Manager, Silicon Graphics, Inc. (SGI)

Research Interests

  • Future of Learning & Work 
  • Learning & Development
  • Human Capital Management

Sample Publications

Wingard, Jason.  The College Devaluation Crisis: Market Disruption, Diminishing ROI, and an Alternative Future of Learning. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2022.

Wingard, Jason and Farrugia, Christine; The Great Skills Gap:  Optimizing Talent for the Future of Work.  Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2021.

Wingard, Jason and LaPointe, Michelle. Learning for Life:  How Continuous Education Will Keep Us Competitive in the Global Knowledge Economy. New York: AMACOM, 2015.

Wingard, Jason. Learning to Succeed:  Reinventing Corporate Education in a World of Unrelenting Change.  New York: AMACOM, 2015.