Rodrigo Jordan

Senior Fellow, Center for Leadership and Change Management, The Wharton School; Executive Vice President, Vertical SA at The Wharton School


The Wharton School

Rodrigo Jordan is widely recognized in Latin America for his work in leadership and innovation. He is the author of Leadership: From Theory to Practice (Spanish, PrenticeHall 2008) and he is the host of "Leadership in Person," a TV show for Canal 13, interviewing Chile's most important leaders. In addition, he serves as Professor of Innovation Process and Management in the MBA program at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile School of Business. Jordan regularly runs seminars on leadership and the development of high performance teams to a wide variety of clients throughout Latin America and beyond, including extensive work with the Wharton Leadership Ventures program.

Jordan is considered one of Chile's most accomplished mountaineers, having led several successful expeditions to the Himalayas and Antarctica. Jordan has authored a number of books and documentaries based on these expeditions including Everest: The Challenge of A Dream, K2: The Ultimate Challenge, Planet Antarctica, and One Day in Chile.

Rodrigo Jordan holds a PhD in Organizational Administration from Oxford University.

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