Dr. Mortimer R. Feinberg, Ph.D. – 2005 Biographical Notes

In Biographies by Steve Sliwa

Mortimer R. Feinberg, Ph.D. has combined a career as an academic with his role as a Consultant and advisor to many of the world’s most successful corporations and individuals.

A pioneer in the field of industrial psychology, Dr. Feinberg has educated, enlightened and advised a stellar roster of global chief executive officers, heads of state, and leaders of thought for nearly six decades. He has successfully combined keen technical expertise with a unique sense of humanity, touching campuses and board rooms from Brooklyn to Dubai.

As an academic, Dr. Feinberg is a Professor Emeritus of Baruch College of the City University of New York. There he served as the Director of Advanced Management Programs, Assistant Dean, Professor and former acting Chairman of the Psychology Department and Professor of Management.

A tireless lecturer and keynote speaker, Dr. Feinberg has highlighted the agenda for organizations and institutions such as the Young Presidents Organizations, the Israel Management Center, and the Indo-American Society. He has served as a conference leader for public and private corporations such as GE, AlliedBarton, Rockefeller Group International, Chase Bank, Pritchard Industries, Crescent Petroleum, and Insitu. In all, his service as a lecturer and conference leader has taken him to over 30 countries around the world.

Dr. Feinberg’s accomplishments have been broadly recognized, having received numerous honors and awards. He holds an Honorary Doctor of Aviation Business Administration from Emory-Riddle Aeronautical University.  In addition, he is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and is listed in Who’s Who in America.

A renowned author of six books, as well as countless business articles and technical papers, Dr. Feinberg’s insights have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Business Week, Fortune, and Forbes Magazines.  In addition, he has been a guest on national radio and television programming such as NBC’s Today Show and the Oprah Winfrey Show.

His “Effective Psychology for Managers” and “Why Smart People do Dumb Things” have become required reading for professional business managers. More recently, he has assisted Karl Eller, billboard advertising magnate and namesake of the Eller School of Management at the University of Arizona, in the publishing of Integrity Is All You’ve Got. He is currently working with Mr. Tomio Taki, international business guru and former owner of Anne Klein and Donna Karan, on his biography. In addition, Dr. Feinberg has met and interviewed four standing U.S. Presidents to discuss their psychology of leadership.

Fueled by an insatiable desire to impact positively the welfare of every individual who comes across his path and armed with a style uniquely his own, Dr. Feinberg combines an acerbic wit, a depth of experience, and compassion to provide point-on advice to those he counsels.  

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