Robert Hanig is the President of The Society for Organizational Learning North America, a founding member of the Academy for Systems Change, and founder of RLH Consulting. He was formerly a Vice President at Arthur D. Little (ADL), where he led the Leadership Practice, a Vice President at Innovation Associates, Inc. At ADL, Robert directed both the companies’ public training offerings and in-house programs for clients focused on Leadership Development and Large System Change. Robert’s client list includes: The World Bank Group, The International Monetary Fund, State Street, The Carnegie Corporation, Bharti Airtel, BP, Saudi Arabia Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), and the International Finance Corporation. He is a recognized master practitioner in the fields of Organizational Learning, Personal Mastery and Systems Change.
Prior to joining Innovation Associates, Mr. Hanig was President of D.M.A., Inc., an international training company working at the leading edge of individual and collective innovation. He has also held senior management positions at companies including Apollo Computer/ Hewlett Packard and High Voltage Engineering.
Mr. Hanig’s recent projects include the design and delivery of integrated leadership development programs and associated senior team interventions for the World Bank Group and the International Monterey Fund. His approach encompassed and integrated three levels of leadership including: Executive, Managerial and Supervisory. These award-winning programs have enjoyed unprecedented success in these institutions in terms of popularity with the target populations and applicability to real work challenges. He is currently a member of a cross disciplinary team working with the New York City Department of Education to combine elements of Systems Thinking, Collective Impact and Equity in the K-12 context on the community, borough and regional levels.
Mr. Hanig has written various articles as well as contributed to books such as The Dance of Change co-authored by Peter Senge. His article in the June, 2005 issue of Harvard Business Review describes his key contribution to First Level Leaders, a worldwide leadership development program at BP. His expertise and services continue to be in high demand and he has consulted with companies across the globe in areas including leadership, organizational learning and change, applied creativity, and dialogue. He resides with his wife in Sudbury, Massachusetts.