Dr. Jason Wingard is a leading academic and executive specializing in the areas of organizational strategy, leadership development, and the future of work. He currently serves as President of Temple University and holds a dual appointment as Professor of Policy, Organizational and Leadership Studies; and Management.

Dr. Wingard is also currently the Founding Partner and Chairman of The Education Board, Inc., a boutique management consulting firm specializing in executive coaching and corporate advisory services.

Prior to Temple, Dr. Wingard served as Dean and Professor of the School of Professional Studies at Columbia University; Managing Director and Chief Learning Officer at Goldman Sachs; Vice Dean of Executive Education at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; and Executive Director of the Stanford Educational Leadership Institute, at Stanford University. He has also served in a variety of cross-functional executive and consulting roles for organizations including the Aspen Institute, the Vanguard Group, and Silicon Graphics, Inc. (SGI), ePals, Inc. (now Cricket Media) and the ePals Foundation.

Dr. Wingard is a frequent keynote speaker. Recent engagements include Google, National Football League (NFL), PwC, Procter and Gamble (P&G), Beiersdorf, CNBC, National Public Radio (NPR), the Wall Street Journal, and the Atlantic.

Dr. Wingard serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Kroll, the world’s premier provider of services and digital products related to governance, risk, and transparency.

As a public servant, he currently serves on the Boards of Directors of JUST Capital, Roundabout Theater Company, and the Education Board Foundation. He previously served on the Boards of Directors for Tides, Building 21, United Cerebral Palsy of Philadelphia, the National Center for Fathering, and Philadelphia Futures.

Dr. Wingard holds a BA in Sociology (Organizational Behavior & Social Psychology), with honors, from Stanford University where he was a member of the varsity football and track teams. He also holds a MA in Education (Professional Development) from Emory University, a EdM in Technology in Education from Harvard University, and a PhD in Education, Culture, and Society (Corporate Education) from the University of Pennsylvania.

Research Interests

  • Future of Learning & Work
  • Learning & Development
  • Human Capital Management

Selected Publications


  • Wingard, J. (2022). The College Devaluation Crisis: Market Disruption, Diminishing ROI, and an Alternative Future of Learning. Stanford University Press.

  • Wingard, J. & Farrugia, C. (2021). The Great Skills Gap: Optimizing Talent for the Future of Work. Stanford University Press.