Marla has in-depth leadership experience and has worked as an educator, writer, consultant and design partner with some of the world’s leading businesses. She has advised executives and partnered with L&D professionals across industries, notably including: health care and pharmaceuticals, professional and financial services, fast-moving consumer goods, mining and technology. She has authored and co-authored business books, articles, simulations and cases.
Marla is attuned to cultural differences across audiences and she ensures that her approach, content and methods match the people. Marla earned her BA and MA degrees from Stanford University and her PhD from Duke University. She taught MBAs and Executive Education at INSEAD in France, and spent more than a decade partnering with clients at Duke Corporate Education as a Managing Director.