Ed Betof, EdD, is a senior fellow in human capital, at The Conference Board (TCB). He is also the program director for TCB’s Executive Council on Talent and Organization Development and the coach/facilitator for TCB’s Global Executive Council. He was a co-developer of the pioneering TCB/NASA leadership experience based on NASA’s Apollo program. Ed is president of Betof Associates, a consulting firm specializing in executive coaching, leadership, and career development. Ed is an adjunct executive and team coach for the Center for Creative Leadership. He has been a faculty member with the Institute for Management Studies since 2008. Ed was a founding senior fellow and an academic director of Penn’s chief learning officer doctoral program. After nearly a 40 year corporate and educational leadership career, Ed retired in December 2007 from BD (Becton, Dickinson, and Company) a global medical technology and human diagnostics company where he was the worldwide vice president of talent management and chief learning officer. Ed was an ASTD Board member from 2004 to 2007. During this period, he also chaired the executive committee of TCB’s Council on Learning, Development and Organizational Performance. He has served on Pennsylvania State University’s Outreach Advisory Board since 2008. Ed is the author of
Leaders as Teachers: Unlock the Teaching Potential of Your Company’s Best and Brightest (2009) and co-author of
Just Promoted: A 12 Month Roadmap for Success in Your New Leadership Role (1992, 2010). Ed has authored or co-authored several dozen articles, manuals, and guides. Ed received his doctorate from Temple University in 1976.