Neal Hartman is the Academic Head of the Managerial Communications Group and Senior Lecturer at MIT Sloan School of Management. He teaches courses in Communication and Leadership, emphasizing strategic communication, presentation skills, leading teams, intercultural communication, conflict and conflict resolution, crisis communication, and interpersonal communication and development. Neal has worked in higher education for nearly fifty years and has lectured at universities in China, South Korea, the United Kingdom, Finland, and Portugal. He has consulted broadly in the U.S., the U.K., Austria, Nigeria, and other locations worldwide, working with various companies and organizations on various communication issues. Neal attended the University of South Carolina and the University of Texas at Austin before joining the Massachusetts Institute of Technology faculty and he resides in Boston, MA.