Dr. Leonard Lane
Dr. Leonard Lane is a Senior Lecturer, Strategy at the Paul Merage School of Business where he has been teaching Competitive Strategy, Competitive Intelligence, Topics in Strategic Innovation and Global Strategy since 2004. In addition to his reaching duties,
Dr. Lane is the Group Director Leadership Development for Li & Fung; a Hong Kong based International Trading and Supply Chain orchestrator where he is responsible for overall direction and implementation of the Group’s Senior Leadership Development and Succession programs.
Leonard is a seasoned international management consultant and manager with over thirty seven years of consulting and leadership experience with a strong background in supply chain and integrated logistics.
Prior to returning to the United States in 1999 to obtain his doctorate, Leonard ran his own consulting firm, LLA Pacific, Ltd.
In Hong Kong where he worked with Li & Fung, DHL, Hong Kong Bank, V-Tech, Caltex, the Airport Authority and helped with the formation of Hong Kong Logistics Council. Prior to relocating to Hong Kong, Leonard founded and ran LLA Inc. and LLGlobal Consult in Seattle and Alaska where he worked with BP, ARCO, AMOCO, Alaska Airlines, Alaska International Air and Intel.
Leonard has lectured on leadership and global strategy at the University of Chicago MBA program, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and was the lead instructor for “Developing Global Strategy” for Motorola University and Nortel’s Executive Development programs in the Asia Pacific region.
He developed and was the lead instructor for the strategy portion of the Hong Kong Bank’s (now HSBC) Senior Executive Strategy and Managing Global Risk Program.
He has recently advised the Hong Kong Pearl River Delta Foundation, is a Senior Advisor to the Hong Kong Managing World Cities project and advises the Fung Global Institute on Global Supply Chain issues..
Leonard received his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and MBA from the University of Southern California, his Doctorate in Management from Case Western University in 2003, is a former U.S. Marine and a three-time ironman finisher.