M.L. “Bob” Emiliani is the creator of the Speed Leadership concept and workshops. He is a professor, author, and executive trainer. Prior to joining academia, Dr. Emiliani worked in industry for 15 years in aerospace and consumer products businesses, and had management responsibility in engineering and operations, including a $5M manufacturing and $110M purchasing business units at Pratt & Whitney.
Dr. Emiliani is a versatile author whose work spans engineering, social sciences, and humanities. He has authored or co-authored 47 peer-reviewed papers in six separate disciplines (leadership, management, management history, supply chain management, higher education, and materials engineering) and is the author or co-author of 19 books.
Dr. Emiliani earned a Ph.D. in Engineering from Brown University, an M.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Rhode Island, and a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Miami.