The Authors

Photo Liz
Liz Wiseman is president of The Wiseman Group, a leadership research and development center headquartered in Silicon Valley. She is a researcher, best-selling author and executive advisor who teaches leaders around the world. She is the former vice president of Oracle University. Liz holds a master’s in organizational behavior and a bachelor’s in business management from Brigham Young University.
Photo Lois
Lois Allen has 30 years experience in public education. She is a former teacher, special education coordinator, assistant principal, and principal (elementary and middle school). She holds a bachelor’s in speech pathology and audiology and a master’s in special education from San Jose State University.
Photo Elise
Elise Foster is the Education Practice Lead for the Wiseman Group, where she also teaches leadership to and coaches business and educational leaders. She has taught and coached students at Indiana University (Kelley School of Business) and as a management fellow at Harvard University. She holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in engineering from Virginia Tech and a master’s in education from Harvard University.