Hill, Linda is the Wallace Brett Donham Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. She is the faculty chair of the Leadership Initiative and has chaired numerous HBS Executive Education programs. She is the author of Becoming a Manager: How New Managers Master the Challenges of Leadership. She and Kent Lineback have co-authored two books: Being the Boss: The 3 Imperatives of Becoming a Great Leader and Collective Genius: The Art and Practice of Leading Innovation.
Lineback, Kent is an author, collaborator, and coach. For more than 25 years he served as a manager and executive in organizations of all kinds – public, private, not-for-profit, and government. In those leadership roles, he piloted the rapid growth of a highly successful internal start-up, oversaw ongoing operations, and guided a public company through strategic change. He has written or collaborated on 17 books and co-authored three Harvard Business Review articles. He is the co-author of two books with Harvard Business School Professor Linda Hill.