Nate Bennett joined the faculty of the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University in the summer of 2012.

From 1999 to 2012, he served as the Catherine W. and Edwin A. Wahlen Professor of Management, as well as in a number of leadership roles, at Georgia Tech.

He has published in many widely read resources for managers including the Harvard Business Review, Wall Street Journal, and  He is co-author of two books, “Riding Shotgun: The Role of the COO” and “Your Career Game:  How Game Theory Can Help You Achieve Your Professional Goals.”  Both are books published by Stanford University Press.  Additionally, his research has been published in the Academy of Management Review, the Academy of Management Journal, and the Journal of Applied Psychology, as well as other academic outlets.He is also the author of a forthcoming epistolary novel , “Shannon’s Gift” that chronicles his journey through grief after his wife’s death.

Dr. Bennett has nearly 25 years of experience designing and delivering high impact leadership development programs around the world.  Exampls of current and past clients are Schneider Electric, The Coca Cola Company, Delta Air Lines, McGladrey, GEICO, UnitedHealth Group, CHS, Lockheed-Martin, GE, St. Jude Medical, McKesson, and NCR.  He also works as a executive coach.

His current research interests involve power, leadership selection and development, top management team effectiveness and leadership transitions.  More information is available at the following websites: and

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