Garcia, Steve

Steve Garcia

Steve Garcia, Ed.D, MBA

Steve is co-founder and a managing partner at Contemporary Leadership Advisors (CLA) where he helps clients lead faster, more adaptive organizations and higher impact organizations. He is also a co-founder and board member of the Institute for Contemporary Leadership, which convenes executives to explore the future of leadership. Previously, Steve helped run AlixPartners’ leadership and organizational effectiveness practice; developed SYNAPP, a people analytics platform acquired by Heidrick & Struggles; led product marketing for Nortel Networks’ digital switching, optical Ethernet, and voice-over-IP portfolios; and worked for the U.S. Congress’ Office of Technology Assessment.

He holds an MBA from The University of Virginia and an Ed.D. in Adult Learning from North Carolina State University, where he studied how organizations’ informal networks affect learning, change and innovation. When he’s not working, he spends time with his family in New Jersey, catching up on pop culture, and falling down mountains on his bike.

IOC Resources by Steve Garcia, Ed.D, MBA