Jeff Klein

Executive Director, McNulty Leadership Program; Lecturer, The Wharton School and the School of Social Policy and Practice, University of Pennsylvania

About Jeff:

Jeff is the Executive Director of the McNulty Leadership Program and a Lecturer at the Wharton School and the School of Social Policy and Practice at the University of Pennsylvania. As Executive Director, Jeff is responsible for the portfolio of curricular and co-curricular leadership development programs available to Wharton Undergraduates and full time and executive MBA students, and for directing the School’s efforts to create the Wharton Global Leadership Institute. In addition, Jeff designs and delivers leadership workshops and courses for executive clients through Wharton Executive Education, where he is Executive Director of the Advanced Management Program and leads program integration for Creating and Leading High Performing Teams and The Leadership Edge: Strategies for the New Leader He has worked with a variety of corporate, nonprofit, and governmental clients, including Alcoa, AXA, the City of Philadelphia, Deloitte, FINRA, the National Outdoor Leadership School, Novo Nordisk, Toyota, the United Nations, and Vanguard.

Jeff is an honors graduate of the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (MBA) and Penn State University (BA, BS), and is currently a doctoral student studying educational leadership. Prior to his current career as a scholar and practitioner, Jeff held a variety of financial roles at AT&T and its cable unit, AT&T Broadband, concluding his career as a product CFO and the Executive Director of Financial Planning and Analysis.

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Executive Education Programs Taught

Advanced Management Program
Executive Director
Technology, globalization, and constant change have made the job of leading a business more exciting, complex, and demanding. If you are leading, or are in line to lead your firm, Wharton’s flagship program empowers you to define and act on your purpose as a leader and strengthen your strategic prowess. Receive alumni status.

Creating and Leading High-Performing Teams
Develop your ability to build, effectively lead, and successfully sustain high-performance teams. Explore team dynamics both in the classroom, using the latest research and casework, and in highly experiential exercises.

The Leadership Edge: Strategies for the New Leader
Make the transition from new manager to leader in your organization. Gain insights into your decision- making processes and develop an authentic leadership style that is true to your personality. Find new and effective ways to motivate and inspire your work colleagues and associates.

Business Essentials for Executives
Drawing on key faculty and content from Wharton’s top-ranked MBA program, this program introduces you to the fundamentals every successful manager needs in marketing, finance, strategy, negotiations, and leadership.