Michael Watkins is Chairman of Genesis Advisers. He is the author of many books, including The First 90 Days and Your Next Move.
Dr. Michael Watkins is the world’s leading expert on accelerating transitions. He is author of the international bestseller The First 90 Days: Critical Success Strategies for New Leaders at all Levels, which The Economist recognized as “the on-boarding bible.” There are 500,000 in print, 420,000 copies sold in English, and translations in 27 languages. Recently it was named one of the best 100 business books of all time. Michael is the Chairman of Genesis Advisers, an executive on-boarding and transition acceleration company located in Newton, Massachusetts. Previously he was a professor at IMD in Switzerland, INSEAD in France, the Harvard Business School, and the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard. He has designed award-winning programs in accelerating transitions, Future Enterprise Leadership™ development, negotiation, and corporate diplomacy. Michael’s new book is called Your Next Move: The Leader’s Guide to Successfully Navigating Major Career Transitions.