"One of the top eight Global Solutions Thinkers in the world"
Global Leadership Associates
M aya Hu-Chan is president of Global Leadership Associates, an international management-consulting firm based in San Diego, California. Since founding the firm in 1992, she has built a reputation for excellence in executive coaching, global leadership and cross-cultural communication.
Her charismatic and engaging style has made her a regular conference presenter and popular keynote speaker. She is the co-author of “Global Leadership: The Next Generation,” recommended by Harvard Business School Working Knowledge. She is also a contributing author of 10 business books. Among numerous awards, Maya was named one of the top 8 Global Solutions Thinkers in the world by Thinkers50.
A sought-after speaker, she has lectured at The Brookings Institution, the University of Southern California, Penn State University, The University of Chicago, Dartmouth College and the University of California, San Diego.
Born and raised in Taiwan, Maya received her bachelor’s degree in journalism and business from National Chengchi University. She was an anchor for the China Broadcasting Company, then moved to the U.S. to get a master’s degree from The University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School of Communications. She served as the CEO of a non-profit organization in San Diego before embarking on her consulting career.
She lives in San Diego, California, with her husband and three children.