Dov Seidman’s professional career has focused on how companies and their people can operate in both a principled and profitable way. He is the founder and CEO of LRN and author of HOW: Why How We Do Anything Means Everything (Wiley; Foreword by Bill Clinton), recognized as a best business book by the Wall Street Journal and BusinessWeek. The HOW philosophy is prominently featured in Thomas L. Friedman’s books The World is Flat and Hot, Flat and Crowded.
Since 1994, LRN has helped hundreds of companies simultaneously navigate complex legal and regulatory environments and foster ethical cultures. In 2008, LRN acquired environmental innovation firm GreenOrder. Today, LRN operates globally and reaches, works with, and helps shape winning organizational cultures inspired by sustainable values in hundreds of companies with over 20 million people working in more than 100 countries around the world. Fortune magazine called Dov the “hottest advisor on the corporate virtue circuit” and he was also named one of the “Top 60 Global Thinkers of the Last Decade” by the Economic Times. Dov became the exclusive corporate sponsor of the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity Prize in Ethics in 2008.
Among his recent speaking engagements are The World Economic Forum, The World Business Forum, Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting, 92nd Street Y, The National Press Club and The Aspen Ideas Festival.
He is a Harvard Law School graduate who also earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree in moral philosophy from UCLA and a BA with honors in philosophy, politics, and economics from Oxford University.