echo listening intelligence advisory board member
P. L. Fagan is a consultant and educator with more than 25 years of professional experience in strategy creation, execution and leadership development. His work moves entire management teams to think and act strategically and to build differentiated market positions.
He has served diverse clients in pharmaceuticals, financial services, food and beverages, engineering and media across Europe, the Middle East, East Africa, Southeast Asia and North America with Monitor Company, Harvard Business School Executive Education, the Corporate Learning division of Harvard Business Publishing and independently.
For six years as a member of the Harvard Business School faculty he authored more than two dozen case studies in finance and general management (including several bestsellers). He taught strategy and marketing to hundreds of executives from companies in life sciences, financial services and other technology-intensive industries and while at HBS he contributed to the development of a general theory of organizations as a member of the Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Group.
He earned his M.B.A. degree from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Business Administration, where he received the Horace W. Goldsmith scholarship for public service for his strategy work with the Kenya Wildlife Service (Nairobi) and the Robin Hood Foundation (New York City), and was a founding team member of the Competitive Advantage of Inner Cities Initiative (Boston) with Professor Michael E. Porter. He earned his B.A. degree with honors in Development Studies at Brown University and completed extensive coursework at the Rhode Island School of Design.