Hugh Keelan

Hugh Keelan
Lecturer, Organizational Behavior
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HughKeelan
Lecturer in Management
Academic Area: 
Organizational Behavior

Bio

Hugh Keelan is a Lecturer at Stanford Business School. He teaches and coaches MBA and MSx students in courses including Leadership Laboratories, Leadership Fellows, Interpersonal Dynamics, and Paths to Power. He also teaches and coaches executives in programs run by the Executive Education team at Stanford Business School.

External to Stanford, Hugh provides executive and team coaching to business professionals seeking to increase their leadership effectiveness. He also works with entrepreneurs – several of them GSB graduates – in growing and developing their management teams.

Sample clients include executives/managers at Adobe, Analog Devices, Apple, Cisco Systems, Google, Gartner Group, Paypal, Wells Fargo and Xerox.

Hugh has coached executives internationally in Asia, Europe and South America, and has delivered short-form academic courses to executives in Beijing and Paris.

Hugh has 20 years of US and international experience in leadership development, corporate development, marketing, venture capital and M&A.  He has worked at senior levels in the US with Oracle Corp. and in Europe with one of the high-performing corporations on the London Stock Exchange.

Hugh holds a Masters degree from Stanford Business School, a Law degree from Trinity College Dublin and postgraduate qualifications in finance. He undertook his coach training with the Coaches Training Institute, and holds various leadership development certifications.

Teaching

Degree Courses

2017-18

In the Leadership Labs class we ask you to consider the question, "Why would someone follow YOU?" This is a course in which you consider what kind of leader you want to be, what kind of leader you are, and how to align your leadership behavior...

The Arbuckle Leadership Fellows Program plays an integral role in the GSB leadership curriculum by bringing together a group of talented second years to support the leadership development of the first-year class. OB330, an 8 unit two-quarter MBA2...

This course is the continuation of Leadership Fellows I, an 8-unit course that begins in Autumn Quarter. During this quarter Fellows will continue to deepen their coaching and mentoring skills, and will focus exclusively on in-depth 1:1 coaching...

2016-17

In the Leadership Labs class we ask you to consider the question, "Why would someone follow YOU?" This is a course in which you consider what kind of leader you want to be, what kind of leader you are, and how to align your leadership behavior...

Executive Education & Other Non-Degree Programs