About the Author
Matthew Hayward started his career at Accenture and has worked as an investment banker with UBS Warburg and as a venture capital investor with AusAsean Ventures. He left the corporate world for academia in 1992 to pursue a PhD in organizations and strategy at Columbia University. Since 2003, he has been an assistant professor at Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado. He is considered among the leading academic researchers on hubris, with work published in top tier academic outlets. He also consults with companies such as Dell, Ericsson, Intel, and Pearson on leadership and management issues.