ACW 2018 - Networking as an Academic Talk


Thomson House 3rd Floor Ballroom, 3650 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 1Y2, CA

Prof Karl Moore will share his insights about networking as an academic. Based on over +350 interviews he will reveal how successful introverted and extroverted leaders network and how you can too!


Karl Moore, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University
Associate Professor, Dept. of Neurology & Neurosurgery, McGill University
Associate Fellow, Green Templeton College, Oxford University

After completing his MBA at the University of Southern California and Ph.D. at the Schulich School, York University, Karl worked for eleven years in sales and marketing management positions in the high technology industry with IBM, and Hitachi. Before McGill he taught at Oxford University for five years. He came to McGill to work with Henry Mintzberg, they co-direct McGill’s Advanced Leadership Program.

He has taught extensively in executive education programs including at Oxford, Cambridge, Duke, LBS, RSM, Queens, McGill, IIM Bangalore, Renmin (Beijing), and Darden. An active consultant Dr. Moore has worked with Air Canada, BA, Nokia, IBM, Volvo, HP, Motorola, Accenture, Morgan Stanley and other firms.

Dr. Moore's publications include over a hundred and fifty articles, books, chapters in books, and papers with over 2,300 Google Scholar citations. His research has been published in a number of leading journals including: Strategy Management Journal, Business History, MIR, Canadian Journal of Public Health, Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, Chief Executive, Human Relations, Leader to Leader, and Strategy + Business. He just finished a book on Leading, Managing, Working Effectively With Millennials and is working on his next book, Introverted/Ambiverted/Extroverted Leaders, is research on Quiet Leaders was recently highlighted in the world renowned Schumpeter Column of The Economist (
He has recognized as a world expert on strategy and leadership. For three years he has blogged for Forbes and for eight he had done a weekly interview for the Globe and Mail where he interviews leading CEOs one week and the other week the top business professors in leadership and strategy and the world’s best universities. In January 2015 he started a weekly program, the CEO Series for CJAD in Montreal where does CEO interviews one-on-one for an hour, some of the people interviewed have included: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Nobel Prize Winner Muhammed Yunus, former Google CFO, Patrick Pichette, and Geoff Molson.

Karl was recently nominated for the 2017 Thinkers50 Distinguished Achievement Awards in the Leadership Category as a top thinker in the area for his work on introverts/extroverts in the C-Suite & Millennials. Seven others were nominated including faculty from Harvard, MIT, Columbia, Penn and Dartmouth.

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