Laura Huang

Professor of Business Admin
Harvard Business School

Laura Huang is the MBA Class of 1954 Associate Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. She has spent her academic career studying interpersonal relationships and implicit bias in entrepreneurship and in the workplace. Her research has been published in several academic journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and has also been featured in the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Forbes, and Nature. She was named one of the 40 Best Business School Professors Under the Age of 40 by Poets & Quants. Before entering academia, she worked in investment banking, consulting, and management for organizations such as Standard Chartered Bank, IBM Global Services, and Johnson & Johnson. She holds an MS and a BSE in electrical engineering from Duke University, an MBA from INSEAD, and a PhD from the University of California, Irvine. She is the author of Edge: Turning Adversity into Advantage, and the creator of the #FindYourEdge movement.

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