Eric McNulty

Director of Research and Professional Programs and Program Faculty at the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative

Eric McNulty is a top business keynote speaker and a “crisis leadership expert” in the Financial Times and New York Times. A generalist as well as a specialist, McNulty draws on examples from nature and urban design to provide insight into organizational behavior. He integrates applied neuroscience and behavioral economics to reveal opportunities for leaders to amplify their impact. Each concept is accompanied by a practical tool for putting the idea to work right away.

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  • Eric McNulty`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Eric McNulty`s U.S. Speaking Fee

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  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    Massachusetts, USA

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About Keynote Speaker Eric McNulty

Eric J. McNulty is Associate Director and Program Faculty at Harvard’s National Preparedness Leadership Initiative (NPLI). Called a “crisis leadership expert” in the Financial Times and New York Times, his work centers on helping leaders navigate high-stakes, high-stress situations and motivate their organizations through turbulent times. He has particular expertise working with subject matter experts such as engineers, physicians, and public safety leaders as well as executives in industries with high risk profiles such as aviation, energy, healthcare, and travel/hospitality.

He is the co-author of You’re It: Crisis, Change, and How to Lead When it Matters Most (PublicAffairs, 2019) and the second edition of Renegotiating Health Care: Resolving Conflict to Build Collaboration (Jossey-Bass, 2011). McNulty writes a regular online column for Strategy + Business He has written multiple articles for the Harvard Business Review (HBR), Sloan Management Review, CNN.com, and others as well as numerous academic journals.

McNulty is the principal author of the NPLI’s case studies on leadership decision making in the Boston Marathon bombing response, innovation in the response Hurricane Sandy and the professional/political interface in the Deepwater Horizon response drawing upon his firsthand research as well as extensive interviews with leaders involved in the responses. He was on the core team that developed the NPLI’s “swarm” model of highly collaborative leadership.

In addition to his work with the NPLI, McNulty has spoken at conferences and symposia worldwide. McNulty teaches in executive education programs as the Harvard Chan School, Harvard Medical School, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of California/San Diego, and the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business. He has led executive trainings in North and South America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. McNulty is a member of the Leadership Communications Council at the Darden School and the Advisory Board of the Crisis Response Journal. 

A generalist as well as a specialist, McNulty draws on examples from nature and urban design to provide insight into organizational behavior. He integrates applied neuroscience and behavioral economics to reveal opportunities for leaders to amplify their impact. Each concept is accompanied by a practical tool for putting the idea to work right away.

McNulty holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics (with honors) from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and a Master of Arts degree in Leadership from Lesley University. 

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Eric is a rare talent: equal parts visionary, story teller, thought leader, and teacher…. But what truly sets Eric apart is his ability to communicate as a speaker. If your organization is searching for an authority on the topic of leadership, then you must bring Eric in to speak.

Managing Director

Nexus Global Advisors

Eric did a superb job designing and executing editorial and content for our San Jose Sustainability Conference. He has the right balance of temperament and skill – a true master of his craft.

Bob Johnston, Founder and CEO

Executive Council of New York

Thanks so much for your presentation- it was so well received and a great start to our content. We enjoyed working with you and we are very pleased you could join us. [One CEO attendee] made a particular effort to tell me your material was exactly on point for him.

Matthew Upchurch

CEO, Virtuoso

FANTASTIC! Taking so much from this presentation. Set up very well. Tremendous
speaker.

Executive Education Program Participant

 

His ability to synthesize research with real world experience and present concepts in a holistic manner is unrivaled. He engages the audience in a way that galvanizes concepts so that they are easily recognized and implemented during times of crisis. Eric is an exceptional speaker, teacher and facilitator.

G. Solecki

Vice President, International Association of Emergency Managers/Canada

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