Jane Horan, EdD, is an expert in cross cultural leadership and career transitions. She is the founder of The Horan Group, helping organisations build inclusive workplaces and working with individuals on career transitions.
Dr. Horan is an internationally-recognized speaker and author of I Wish I’d Known That Earlier in My Career: The Power of Positive Workplace Politics, a business book used by corporate universities and career coaches globally. She is also the author of How Asian Women Lead: Lessons for Global Corporations, based on her doctoral research, using storytelling to show new perspectives on the future of leadership and careers. Her next book, The Art of Career Navigation, will be published in 2016. Dr. Horan has written articles on women leaders, office politics and career transitions for Bloomberg Business Week, Human Resource Review, Quartz, The Economist Intelligence Unit, South China Morning Post, Straits Times and other publications.
With over 20 years of work experience with companies such as Kraft, Disney and GE, Dr. Horan uses her work knowledge to help organisations build inclusive and engaged workplaces. Her consulting work includes Fortune 100 firms such as, BP, Credit Suisse, Covidien, HP, McDonalds, Microsoft, Monsanto, Jones Lang LaSalle, Syngenta, SingTel, Toshiba, VMWare and others. Through her advisory work, coaching and workshops, By recognizing what matters most to succeed, she provides both sound advice and practical tools to help organisations retain and engage talent.