Maya Hu-Chan

Author & Speaker
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Maya Hu-Chan is a globally recognized keynote speaker, author, leadership educator, and ICF Master Certified Coach. Ranked as a Top 8 Global Solutions Thinkers by Thinkers50, World Top 30 Leadership Gurus, and Top 100 Thought Leaders in Management & Leadership. Since 1988, Maya has worked with thousands of leaders from Global Fortune 500 companies.

Maya is the president of Global Leadership Associates, a global consultancy that partners with organizations to build leadership capabilities and enable profound growth and change.

Her book Global Leadership: The Next Generation was a Harvard Business School Working Knowledge book. She is a contributing author of ten business books and a columnist for Inc.com. Her new book, Saving Face: How to Preserve Dignity and Build Trust, will be published in June 2020 (Berrett-Koehler). 

Born and raised in Taiwan, and now living in San Diego, California, Maya is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and English. She earned her Master’s degree from University of Pennsylvania, and B.A. from National Chengchi University in Taiwan. 

Maya has lectured at the Brookings Institution, University of California, San Diego, University of Chicago, University of Southern California, and Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. 

“Maya has a distinguished track record in helping leaders and teams recognize and adjust to cultural differences.”

~ Jim Moore, Former CLO Sun Microsystems and Nortel

About Maya Hu-Chan

About Maya Hu-Chan
Maya Hu-Chan lives in San Diego, California, with her husband and three children, where she is the president of Global Leadership Associates—a global consultancy that partners with organizations to build leadership capabilities. As an executive coach, she works with leaders from Global Fortune 500 companies to help them create more empathetic cross-cultural relationships.
About Maya Hu-Chan

Keynote Speaker Maya Hu-Chan

Maya Hu-Chan is a dynamic speaker with a warm, engaging, interactive style. Fluent in Chinese and English, Maya has lectured at The Brookings Institution, University of California, San Diego, University of Southern California, Pennsylvania State University, University of Chicago, and Dartmouth College. She tailors her speeches to each unique audience, centering on her noted expertise in global leadership, cross-cultural management, and inclusion.