Michael Fenlon

Mike Fenlon leads the people strategy and organization for PwC US, part of a network with over 200,000 people in 158 countries. He is an experienced global leader in strategy, leadership development, learning, innovation, culture, and performance. Fast Company magazine recognized him as one of the 100 most creative business leaders in the world in 2016.
Fenlon is passionate about diversity and creating an inclusive workplace, and believes this is a key to innovation and competiveness in the 21st century. He founded “Aspire to Lead: PwC’s Series on Leadership and Gender Equality,” a global, university based forum, and co-sponsors PwC’s global impact partnership with United Nations - HeForShe.
He was a faculty member of the Columbia Business School executive education team ranked #1 in the world by The Financial Times. As Associate Dean at Columbia Business School, he led EMBA programs and partnerships with London Business School and UC-Berkeley, and taught a popular course on Executive Leadership.
Fenlon directed The Fundamentals of Management: Highlights of the MBA, and the Columbia Senior Executive Program. He consulted in the non-profit and government sectors and served in Executive Programs at the Kennedy School at Harvard University. Publications include articles on leadership, people strategy and innovation. Fenlon has been featured in The Financial Times, HR Magazine, Wharton Business Radio, Fox Television Business News, Big Think, and many other outlets.
He resides in New York, where he and his wife Dana are raising four children and a yellow lab.  Fenlon is a runner and active in his community. He was educated at Columbia University where he received three master’s degrees and a Ph.D.