Mario Moussa, PhD President, Moussa ConsultingAbout Mario: Mario Moussa is a noted author, keynote speaker, and management consultant who advises senior leaders about top team effectiveness, organizational culture, and large-scale change initiatives. He has delivered workshops on leadership, strategic persuasion and collaboration to thousands of executives in New York, San Francisco, Beijing, Shanghai, Mumbai, Sao Paulo, London, Istanbul, and other major cities around the world. His work has been featured on National Public Radio as well as in leading publications, including Time Magazine, Business Week, U.S. News and World Report, Fortune, Forbes, Inc., Entrepreneur, The Economist, The Financial Times, and The Philadelphia Inquirer. Mario is the co-creator of Wharton Executive Education's Strategic Persuasion Workshop: The Art and Science of Selling Ideas. He has also led the design of customized leadership development programs for organizations in a wide variety of sectors, including financial and professional services, pharmaceuticals, energy, healthcare, higher education, and government. By connecting the classroom and the boardroom, he closes the gap between cutting-edge research and business experience. His work is based on simple, repeatable techniques that deliver results in today’s turbulent economic climate. In his book Committed Teams: Three Steps to Inspiring Passion and Performance, he and co-authors Madeline Boyer and Derek Newberry use vivid stories and extensive first-hand observations from Wharton’s Executive Development Program to describe a process for building great teams. His first book The Art of Woo: Using Strategic Persuasion to Sell Your Ideas, co-written with Wharton Professor G. Richard Shell, has been critically acclaimed for its clear and effective methodology.