Dr. Tsedal Neeley has been a professor at the Harvard Business School since 2007 and has been the Naylor Fitzhugh Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School since 2018, and the Senior Associate Dean of Faculty Research and Development since 2021. Dr. Neeley is also the Faculty Chair for the Christensen Center for Teaching and Learning. She also has been the head of the required Leadership and Organizational Behavior course in the M.B.A. program and co-chairs the executive offering, Leading Global Businesses.
Dr. Neeley has also chaired faculty recruitment. She serves on the Board of Directors of Rakuten Group Inc., Harvard Business Publishing, the Partnership Inc., and is a member of Rakuten Inc.’s Advisory Board. Dr. Neeley is the author of several books, articles, and cases focused on the virtualization of work, globalization, and digital transformation. She received her B.A. in Communication from Boston College, an Ed.M. in Human Development Psychology from Harvard University and a Ph.D. from Stanford University in Management Science and Engineering, specializing in Work, Technology, and Organizations.