Sanyin Siang

Executive Director, Coach K Leadership & Ethics Center (COLE) at Duke University Fuqua School of Business

Sanyin Siang is the Executive Director of the Coach K Leadership & Ethics Center (COLE) at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business. She focuses on collaborative leadership, mentorship, strategic partnerships. Her life's work has been about driving innovation, reinvention and transformation through breaking down silos and bridging divides. This stems from the perspective that in today's highly interdependent and complex world, the global challenges that we face can only be solved through collaboration across public, private and social sectors. Sanyin is also a leadership coach who has worked with global executives and entrepreneurs. Siang is a LinkedIN Influencer with more than 600,000 followers and a regular contributor on leadership to Forbes and The Huffington Post. She is co-editor of a special 2008 issue of Leader to Leader journal and co-author of a chapter in “The Handbook for Teaching Leadership”. She is also a faculty member of Duke’s StoryLab. She speaks and coaches on innovation and scaling; diversity and inclusion; and storytelling for building identity, trust, and persuasion. She received her MBA and BSE from Duke University where she was an AB Duke Scholar.