When leaders want to break team silos, drive exponential growth, and innovate through teamwork, they call Erica Dhawan. Dhawan is an internationally recognized authority, speaker, and advisor on 21st century teamwork, collaboration, and innovation, and was named one of the top 50 management thinkers in the world by Thinkers50. In this era of digital-first workplaces, she shares innovative strategies to help business leaders unlock the collective power of teams, build a culture of trust across any distance, and create authentic engagement that drives sustainable growth and competitiveness.
Dhawan is the CEO of Cotential, a firm that helps modern leaders develop so they can drive disruptive thinking while removing bureaucracies and inefficient communication patterns. As a speaker, she has presented to organizations and enterprises ranging from the World Economic Forum at Davos to the US Army and companies such as Coca-Cola, FedEx, Goldman Sachs, Walmart, and Cisco. Real Leaders named Dhawan #1 among their “Top 20 Women Keynote Speakers of 2020.”
With degrees from Harvard University, MIT Sloan, and The Wharton School, Dhawan has taught courses in leadership and collaboration at both Harvard and MIT. She is also the host of the award-winning podcast Masters of Leadership, and the bestselling author of Get Big Things Done: The Power of Connectional Intelligence and Digital Body Language: How to Build Trust and Connection, No Matter the Distance.