Edward D. Hess
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Edward D. Hess

Edward D. Hess is a Professor of Business Administration and Batten Executive-in-Residence at the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia. He spent over 30 years in the business world prior to joining academia as a lawyer, investment banker, strategy consultant, and entrepreneur.

Humility Is the New Smart (http://www.darden.virginia.edu/batten-institute/research/publications/humility/) is his 12th book. He also has authored over 60 business school cases, and over 60 articles dealing with high performance learning organizations, growth, values-based leadership, and family businesses. His current research is in the areas of learning cultures, systems and processes. His work can be found @ www.EDHLTD.com. His work has appeared in over 300 media outlets worldwide the last 4 years including WSJ Radio, Dow Jones Radio,Bloomberg Radio, CNBC, NPR, Fox Business News, Forbes, Bloomberg, Business Week, Investor's Business Daily, CFO Magazine, Leadership Excellence, Chief Learning Officer, Washington Post, Financial Executive,Big Think, Business Insider, MSNBC Radio, and Money Magazine.

He has extensive experience advising and financing growth companies and multi-generational family businesses. He also has extensive research and consulting experience in the areas of public company organic growth and is the co-author of the Darden Growth/Innovation Model. His organic growth research has produced the concepts of The Growth System, The Growth Risks Audit, The Organic Growth Index financial model, and The Organic Growth Progression.

His business experience includes tenures with Warburg Paribas Becker, Boettcher & Company, The Robert M. Bass Group, Jones Lang Wooten, and Arthur Andersen Finance.

He is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of the University of Florida, and obtained a J.D. from the University of Virginia and an LL.M. ( Taxation) from New York University.

He was raised in Carrollton, Georgia and worked his way through college as a student football mathematician for the Florida Gators. He is happily ( most days) married, loves to cook, travel, read, and play with his grandchildren and two tibetian terriers.

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    • Humility Is the New Smart

    • Rethinking Human Excellence in the Smart Machine Age
    • By: Edward D. Hess, Katherine Ludwig
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    • By Maggie Hess on 03-20-17

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    • Learn or Die

    • Using Science to Build a Leading-Edge Learning Organization
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