Linda Hill

  • Harvard Business School

Linda Hill is the Wallace Brett Donham Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School. She is faculty chair of the Leadership Initiative and has chaired numerous HBS Executive Education programs. She is author or co-author of several books, including, with Kent Lineback, Being the Boss: The 3 Imperatives of Becoming a Great Leader (2011), and Managing Up (2008). Linda also is author or co-author of numerous Harvard Business Review articles. She serves on the boards of directors of State Street Corporation, Cooper Industries, and Harvard Business Publishing, and is a trustee of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund USA, The Bridgespan Group, and Bryn Mawr College, and a former trustee of The Rockefeller Foundation. She is also on the advisory board of the Aspen Institute Business and Society Program. Linda presented her work at the Forum’s 2004 Aspen Symposium on “Leadership Development: A Strategic Imperative for Higher Education.” She did a post-doctoral research fellowship at the Harvard Business School and earned a Ph.D. in behavioral sciences at the University of Chicago.