Eric Martin is Managing Director at Adaptive Change Advisors (ACA). ACA's mission to democratize leadership draws on Eric's work with Harvard faculty to bring Adaptive Leadership into widespread application worldwide.
A Detroit native turned prominent leadership expert, Eric has brought leadership development to over 300,000 people in 146 countries. His work extends the framework of Adaptive Leadership, a somewhat provocative leadership practice developed at Harvard. Eric has been published in Fast Company, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Environmental Leader and a forthcoming book, Your Leadership Moment. Eric’s work has been used to tackle structural barriers to transitioning to a low-carbon economy, improve health equity and access, and evolve the role of advanced technologies like blockchain in our daily lives.
Eric serves as a Board member of the Clean Energy Leadership Institute, a founding Board member of the Democratizing Leadership Initiative, an Advisory Board Member of the MAVA Foundation and the American Resilience Project, and a founding member of the MAG Impact Collective. Eric holds a Master, Management Science in Organizational Change Management and BS in Systems Analysis and Operations Research. Previously, Eric served in a governmental liaison capacity in Japan and at The Synergos Institute, a Rockefeller-affiliated international development organization.