Elizabeth Doty is a former lab fellow of Harvard University’s Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, a 2016 Top Thought Leader in Trust, and the founder of Leadership Momentum.
For 27 years, she has helped C-Suite leaders improve strategy execution by building cultures of commitment, collaboration and action. Elizabeth brings a comfortable, candid approach to facilitating high‐engagement conversations and integrating values, strategy and operations. Prior to founding Leadership Momentum, she served as a lead consultant with a change services firm, partnering with clients to execute mission‐critical strategic initiatives in over a dozen industries. Typical outcomes included a 40% increase in annual operating profit for a healthcare operation, 35% reduction in unbillable professional time for a benefits consulting firm and $12 million reduction in claims over payments for an insurance client.
Ms. Doty writes regularly for strategy + business magazine, and is a 2016 Top Thought Leader in Trust. From 2012‐2015, she served as a Network Fellow with the Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University, where her research focused on practical challenges of making and keeping leadership commitments. Her book, The Compromise Trap, was published by Berrett‐Koehler in 2009. Elizabeth earned her MBA from Harvard Business School in 1991.
“Elizabeth Doty shows us how to engage constructively in shaping our work environment, to create value for ourselves, our organizations & the larger world.
William Uryco-author, Getting to Yes
“Elizabeth’s work has had a profound impact on me and my work.”
Roy ShapiroPhillip Caldwell Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
“[Elizabeth] is an incredibly energetic leader and an inspiration to be around. Her work has been incredibly influential in my thinking about leadership and the opportunity to energize and mobilize people toward their goals.”
Michele Goinsformer CIO, Juniper Networks
“Brilliant work. Makes a material difference to leaders and organizations.”
Chief Customer Officer
“One of the best leadership conversations I’ve ever attended.”