Marc J. Epstein, PhD was, until recently, Distinguished Research Professor of Management at Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University in Houston, Texas, as well as a former professor at Stanford Business School, Harvard Business School, and INSEAD. Dr. Epstein has written extensively on corporate and nonprofit board governance, the role of boards of directors, organizational trust, and corporate accountability. Connect with him via

Rob and Marc are coauthors of a new book “The Brilliant Jerk Conundrum: Thriving with and Governing a Dominant Visionary” that is now widely available.