Chief Innovation Officer
Dr. Eric Jackson leads
The Leveraging Genius Institute, a team of multi-disciplinary researchers in the fields of linguistics, psychology and neuroscience - providing insights, tools, and programs that support leaders to be their best and deliver extraordinary outcomes. Recognized as an expert in innovation, Dr. Jackson speaks regularly on the topic and has been featured on CNN and SHRM online. He also consults senior executive teams in a variety of industries to elevate business performance and results. His creativity and leadership have been instrumental in developing new tools and approaches designed to accelerate business growth and impact leadership. He is considered the founding father of many of the company's ground-breaking, web-based Breakthrough Diagnostic tools.
Prior to this role, Dr. Jackson led the research and development for all of Gap International's programs and services. Prior to joining Gap International in 1999, Dr. Jackson was the associate dean for academic affairs at Temple University School of Dentistry. Previously, he practiced dentistry and participated in the founding of the dental school at the University of Florida. He has written several publications in the fields of dentistry and psychology and is an accomplished choral director who has performed twice in Carnegie Hall.
Dr. Jackson received his dental degree from Glasgow University in Scotland and his Ph.D. in experimental psychology from the University of Pittsburgh.