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Dr James Adonopoulos

Academic Dean, Kaplan Business Schoool

As the Academic Dean of Kaplan Business School and Kaplan Professional, Dr Adonopoulos is responsible for more than 200 academics across four campuses (and online), as well as the teaching and learning strategy of more than a dozen diverse disciplines. 

His PhD research was on the ways in which leaders influence employee engagement during organisational crises and significant change, which was a common theme in his pre-academia career where he served in management positions for a number of financial services organisations.

He is the author of four management books and a nationally syndicated business column, and has accumulated more than 200 speaking engagements for organisations throughout nine countries on his topics of expertise, namely employee engagement, leadership and change.