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Erica is a nationally recognized writer on innovation, millennials, communities, multi-generations, and leadership. She is available for interviews in national or TV media by clicking here. Her Forbes pieces have reached over 20,000 views in less than 48 hours based on her fresh content tailored to the next generation.

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Dhawan 2014-3 (1)Erica Dhawan is the Founder & CEO of Cotential, a global innovation firm that helps organizations unleash the connected potential of people everywhere to maximize opportunities and solve their most pressing challenges. Through keynote speaking and consulting, she teaches business leaders and companies innovative strategies to create increasing value for customers and clients, deliver sustainable results and ensure future global competitiveness.  Erica speaks on global stages ranging from the World Economic Forum at Davos to companies such as Fedex, Pepsico, and McGraw Hill Financial. Erica writes for Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Fast Company and the Huffington Post. She serves as a board member to Deloitte’s Inclusion External Advisory Council. She is a member of the Young Entrepreneur Council, Aspen Institute Socrates Society, TEDx fellows, and World Economic Forum Global Shapers. Previously, she worked at Lehman Brothers and Barclays Capital. She has a MPA from Harvard University, a MBA from MIT Sloan, and a BS in Economics from The Wharton School.



Forbes, The Key To Innovation? Release Control

Forbes, How To Create A Culture Of Collaboration

Forbes, Mergers And Acquisitions Today: Higher Risks Require New Methods

Forbes,Brad Schiller: The Future Of On-Demand Talent In The New World Of Work

Forbes, The Secret to Daily Innovation

Harvard Business Review, Recruiting Strategies for a Tight Talent Market

Harvard Business Review, Why your Innovation Team Needs a Lawyer

Forbes, The Secret Weapon to Collaboration

The BrainInfluence Podcast, Connectional Intelligence with Erica Dhawan

Forbes, How to Engage Millennials in Your Corporate Culture

EntrepreneuronFire Podcast, Get Big Things Done with Erica Dhawan

IBM Social Business Insights Blog, #20 Questions with Erica Dhawan

Knowledge@Wharton, How Networking Intelligently Can Help you Get Things Done

Inc., How to Turn Crowdsourced Ideas into Innovative Results, GetCast: How to Connect People to Get Big Things Done, the Step after Crowdsourcing

Six Pixels of Separation – The Podcast, SPOS #425: Get Big Things Done with Erica Dhawan

The News Tribune, Top 25: What Corporate America is Reading, February 2015

FastCompany, Networking that Feels Natural and Leads to Big Ideas

The Traveling Cup Podcast, Get Big Things Done: The Power of Connectional Intelligence, Get Big Things Done: The Power of Connectional Intelligence

AmexOPEN, What All Companies can Learn from the Open Innovation Movement

Levo League, How to #GetBigThingsDone

Diversity Executive, The Bridge Between Diversity and Innovation

Forbes, How to Connect More Intelligently

Entrepreneur, What Type of Connector are You? Here’s Why it Matters to Your Business

Forbes, Get Big Things Done Interview with Dan Schawbel

Fortune, How Rapper Pharrell Williams Uses his Business Connections

Huffington Post, How One Man is Shaping the Global Food Supply

HuffPost Live, Change the World with Connectional Intelligence

The Art of Adventure Podcast, Get Big Things Done Author Interview

School for Startups Radio, Get Big Things Done Author Interview

Forbes, Less is More: Why You Don’t Need to Network to Get Big Things Done

Infinite Pie Podcast, Get Big Things Done Author Interview

Psychology Today, How to Become the Most Attractive Job Candidate

Unmistakable Creative Podcast, The Power of Connectional Intelligence

Psychology Today, How the Digital World is Helping Our Mental Health

Fortune, Can millennials revolutionize business?

Entrepreneurs Library Podcast, Get Big Things Done by Erica Dhawan

99u, How to Disagree (Without Being a Jerk)

Inc., The Modern Day Apology: 3 Tips for Responding in Real Time

Fast Company, How to Learn New Skills Without Hurting Your Bank Account

Huffington Post, Why Human Connectivity Wins Over Data: Uber vs. Twitter

Forbes, How You Can use Youtube to Turn Your Passion into a Career

Fortune, Inside the Minds of Biz-Savvy Millenials

Forbes, How Chevy Turned an Epic Fail into a Social Media Success

Fast Company, Beyond Traditional & Emotional Intelligence: The Secret Weapon of Great Innovators

Forbes, Six Ways To Make Innovation A Reality

NextGen Podcast, Millennial Myth Busting, Connectional Intelligence and More

ForbesWoman, How to Get Noticed, Get Hired, or Just About Anything Else You Want Too

Fast Company, 5 Innovation Lessons I Learned on the Dance Floor

Harvard Business Review, How “Progressive” is Gen Y on Gender, Really?

Chief Learning Officer Magazine, Unleash Gen Y’s Connectional Intelligence

ForbesWoman, How Millennials Can Earn A Seat at the Table

ForbesWoman, Davos: a romance with social entrepreneurship?

ForbesWoman, Business Schools Don’t Prepare Women for Leadership Roles in the Workforce

ForbesWoman, Business Schools Must Teach Unlearning

Huffington Post, GenY Women Need to Take the Stage

ForbesWoman, How Women Executives Who Leave Their Roles Affect the Next Generation of Leaders

ForbesWoman, GenY Workforce and Workplace are Out of Sync

Business Insider, Millennials are Going to be Leaders in Ways We’ve Never “Experienced of Imagined”

Business Insider, Millennial Women are Burning Out By the Age of 30

No Country for Young Women, Erica Dhawan, 20s, Entrepreneur, Writer, Speaker, Consultant