president & CEO
Hubbard & Hubbard, Inc.
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Dr. Edward E. Hubbard is President and CEO of Hubbard & Hubbard, Inc., (for 35 years) Petaluma, CA, an international organization and human performance-consulting corporation that specializes in techniques for applied business performance improvement, Diversity Return on Investment (DROI®) measurement and analytics, instructional design and strategic organizational development. He is the author of more than 40 Business-related books including the ground-breaking books: “The Diversity Scorecard: Evaluating the Impact of Diversity on Organizational Performance”, “How to Calculate Diversity Return on Investment”, “Diversity Training Return on Investment”, “The Manager’s Pocket Guide to Diversity Management”, “The Diversity Discipline”, “The Hidden Side of Employee Resistance to Change”, “Mastering Secrets of Personal Success: Tools to Create the Life You Want”, and many others.
Dr. Hubbard was an honoree at the Inaugural International Society of Diversity and Inclusion Professionals Living Legends of Diversity Award Ceremony in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico where he received the “Living Legends of Diversity Award” for creating the “Diversity ROI Analytics” and “Diversity Measurement Fields and the associated Disciplines”. He is one of only 18 people in the world who have received this Award.
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Dr. Hubbard received the “Excellence in Global Leadership Award” from the World HRD Congress as Pioneer and Founder of the Diversity ROI Analytics and Measurement fields. The highest individual professional award given.
The American Society for Training and Development (ASTD, now ATD) inducted Dr. Ed Hubbard into the prestigious “ASTD New Guard for 2003”. The July/August 2007 Issue of Profiles in Diversity Journal featured Dr. Hubbard as the “Diversity Pioneer” in Diversity Measurement.
Dr. Hubbard was also awarded the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award from The Ohio State University College of Arts and Sciences. This award recognizes an alumnus who has demonstrated distinctive achievements in a career and/or through civic involvement.
Dr. Hubbard serves on the Harvard Business Review, Diversity Executive Magazine and Strategic Diversity & Inclusion Management (SDIM) magazine Editorial Advisory Boards, and serves on the Board of Directors for The Ohio State University African American Alumni Society.
Dr. Hubbard served as Director, Developmental Education, The Ohio State University, Newark and Black Studies Instructor, The Ohio State University, Main Campus. Part of Dr. Hubbard’s career was spent as a Lecturer at Dennison University. He also taught and worked with other Colleges and Universities here in the U.S. such as Missouri State University, Kent State University (where he serves as the Diversity Leadership and ROI Metrics Instructor for Kent’s Institute for Leadership Excellence), in Canada at the University of Calgary, the U.K. at the University of Bradford in Leeds, England, the Pacific Rim, and elsewhere.
A sample of Dr. Hubbard’s corporate experience includes Programming Analyst and Manager, Battelle Memorial Institute, Systems Analyst, Informatics Corporation, Systems Engineer, Xerox Corporation, Organization Development and Education Specialist, Mead Corporation, Director of Compensation, Training, Organizational Development, and Communications for the 17 Billion Dollar McKesson Corporation in San Francisco, California.
Dr. Hubbard is an expert in Organizational Behavior, Organizational Analysis, Applied Performance Improvement and ROI Measurement Strategies, Strategic Planning, Training and Development, Instructional Design, Diversity Measurement and Analytics, and Strategic Organizational Change Methodologies. He holds a Practitioner Certification and Master Practitioner Certification in Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP), a Neuro-science discipline. Dr. Hubbard earned Bachelors, Masters Degrees from The Ohio State University and earned a Ph.D. with Honors in Business Administration from Century University.