Hugh Keelan is an Lecturer in Management at Stanford Business School. He teaches and mentors MBA and MSx students in courses including Leadership Laboratories, Leadership Fellows, Interpersonal Dynamics, and Paths to Power. He also teaches and coaches executives in programs run by the Executive Education team at Stanford Business School.

External to Stanford, Hugh provides executive and team coaching to business professionals seeking to increase their leadership effectiveness. He also works with entrepreneurs in managing successful growth.

Sample clients include executives/managers at Adobe, Analog Devices, Apple, Cisco Systems, Google, Gartner Group, HSBC, Paypal, Wells Fargo and Xerox.

Hugh has 20 years of US and international experience in leadership development, corporate development, marketing, venture capital and M&A. He has worked at senior levels in the US with Oracle Corp. and in Europe with one of the high-performing corporations on the London Stock Exchange.

Hugh holds a Masters degree from Stanford Business School, a Law degree from Trinity College Dublin and postgraduate qualifications in finance. He undertook his coach training with the Coaches Training Institute, and holds various leadership development certifications.

Academic Appointments

  • Lecturer, Graduate School of Business

2023-24 Courses