EZRA Establishes Distinguished Science Board to Elevate Digital Coaching and Learning
A team of world-renowned experts unite to bridge academic research with practical application to drive more transformative outcomes in coaching and professional development
NEW YORK, January 31, 2024 — EZRA, the digital coaching arm of LHH, has today announced the launch of its Science Board – an interdisciplinary team of experts that will play a crucial role in driving innovation, ensuring academic rigor and advancing the scientific foundation of EZRA.
EZRA’s Science Board comprises of world-renowned academics in their respective fields spanning applied statistics, behavioral science, coaching, communication science, economics, human capital analytics, leadership and wellbeing. Together, they will provide counsel on EZRA’s strategy, innovation and thought leadership as the company continues to transform individual and organizational performance through one-to-one professional coaching and development.
“We’re thrilled to have a team of such brilliant minds lending their expertise, research insights and best practices to ensure EZRA remains at the forefront of the coaching and learning industry,” said Jonathan Passmore, Senior Vice President at EZRA and Chair of EZRA’s Science Board. “The Science Board will act as a bridge between academic research and practical application to ensure EZRA adheres to the highest standards when it comes to the quality and effectiveness of our transformative programs.”
The inaugural members of EZRA’s Science Board include:
Dr. Haesun Moon, Faculty member at the University of Toronto and the Institute of Coaching (Harvard Medical School affiliate), Executive Director at the Canadian Centre for Brief Coaching and communication scientist
Professor Jonathan Passmore, Professor of Coaching & Behavioral Change at Henley Business School | Senior Vice President at EZRA and Chair of EZRA’s Science Board
Professor Katy Milkman, James G. Dinan Professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and co-founder and co-director of the Behavior Change for Good Initiative
Dr. Nigel Guenole, Associate Professor of Psychology & Data Science at Goldsmiths, University of London and founder and Chief Science Officer of MeasureCo
Dr. Pamela Larde, Associate Professor of Leadership at Anderson University, Director of Education at the Institute of Coaching and joy researcher
Dr. Solange Charas, Lecturer at Columbia University, Adjunct Professor at NYU, University of Southern California and University of Washington, founder and CEO of HCMoneyball and leading thinker in human capital analytics and materiality
“EZRA’s Science Board represents a pivotal milestone in our company's growth and commitment to delivering cutting-edge, evidence-based coaching and development solutions,” said Sinéad Keenan, EZRA’s Chief Innovation Officer and Head of EZRA Labs. “By forging this dynamic alliance, we’re ensuring that all EZRA clients can benefit from the latest advancements in the science of coaching, professional development and beyond.”
To learn more about EZRA’s Science Board, see here.
A leading global virtual coaching and learning provider, EZRA is revolutionizing the way businesses approach employee development by leveraging the power of behavioral science to break down barriers and make professional coaching accessible to everyone. Through its global network of over 2,000 world-class accredited coaches, EZRA has already helped thousands of companies and teams across 131 countries quantifiably improve performance, employee retention and promotion rates. Companies using EZRA today include AstraZeneca, Coca-Cola, General Electric, Kraft Heinz, Microsoft and Spotify. Established in 2019, EZRA is the virtual coaching arm of LHH, part of The Adecco Group, the world's leading talent advisory and solutions company.
To learn more about EZRA, visit helloezra.com.