Meet the Authors
Founder and CEO of LeaderDevelopment Inc.
Antony Bell is founder/CEO of Leader Development Inc., an organization that has helped many leaders in multiple sectors engineer the transformation of their leadership—and through it, the transformation of their organization. He has created an integrated, comprehensive Leadership Framework that makes sense of the complexities of leadership and brings together all the multiple elements of leadership into a coherent whole. This Framework, applicable to any context at any stage of a leader’s career, is now widely applied by numerous individuals, consulting companies, coaching companies, government agencies, businesses, and non-profit organizations; it is widely considered the most comprehensive summary of the key elements of great leadership. He is the author of Great Leadership: What It Is and What It Takes in a Complex World, and a frequent contributor to the business and leadership press.
Denis A. Cortese, MD
Emeritus President & CEO of the Mayo Clinic
Dr. Cortese’s current positions include Foundation Professor at Arizona State University (ASU), Director of ASU's Healthcare Delivery and Policy Program, and President of the non-profit Healthcare Transformation Institute based in Phoenix, AZ. He is an Emeritus President and CEO of the Mayo Clinic. Dr. Cortese also currently serves on the board of trustees of Dartmouth-Hitchcock, and the boards of directors for Cerner Corporation, Essence Global Holding Corporation, and Pinnacle West. Memberships in national and international organizations include: the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, where he served as the original chair of the Roundtable on Value and Science-Driven Health Care; a National Associate of the National Research Council; an honorary member of the Royal College of Physicians (London) and the Academia Nacional de Medicina (Mexico). He formerly served in the following positions: member of the health advisory board of RAND; member, and served as the chair of the board, of the Health Care Leadership Council in Washington, DC.; member of the Harvard/Kennedy Health Policy Group; member of the Division on Engineering and Physical Science (DEPS) of the National Academy of Engineering. Education includes a BS from Franklin and Marshall, an MD from Temple University, and residency training in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases at the Mayo Clinic. Awards include an Ellis Island Award in 2007, the National Healthcare Leadership Award in 2009, and the American College of Medical Quality Founders Award 2017.