Executive in Residence & Adjunct Professor, Columbia Business School
Sherman is the author of If You’re In A Dogfight, Become A Cat: Strategies For Long-Term Growth, published by Columbia University Press, which was selected as the Business Book of the Year by Strategy + Business Magazine in 2017. He frequently contributes to Forbes, Entrepreneur Magazine, Wired, The Financial Times, The Economist and other business publications
Prior to his academic pursuits, Sherman was a Senior Partner at Accenture, where he provided management counsel to CEO’s in a variety of industries, served as the president of two business units, and helped launch the firm’s corporate venture group as a General Partner, serving as a board member for five technology-based startups.
Prior to these positions, Sherman was a managing partner of J. D. Power and Associates, where he led the firm's management consulting practice, and was a partner at Booz, Allen & Hamilton with responsibility for its U.S. automotive practice. Sherman has a BS in aeronautical engineering, and an MS and Ph.D. in transportation systems from M.I.T.
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