Marshall Goldsmith Gives Feedback to Athena

Emeryville, California (EastBayDaily) — AthenaOnline has announced that Dr. Marshall Goldsmith has joined the award-winning learning company’s board of directors. Dr. Goldsmith, the author of 23 books on management, has been named by the American Management Association as one of the 50 great thinkers and leaders who have influenced the field of management in the last 80 years.

"We’re very excited to have Marshall join the board," said Jon Peters, AthenaOnline’s CEO. "His business expertise and understanding of education and human resources will be a tremendous asset."

Dr. Goldsmith has worked with Athena for a number of years and is both a stockholder and content expert for the company. Business Week listed Marshall as one of the most influential practitioners in the history of leadership development and his latest book, What Got You Here Won’t Get You There, was ranked as America’s #1 best-selling business book in both the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.

"I am proud to step up my role and become a more integral part of the Athena team," said Dr. Goldsmith. "We have some of the world's greatest thought leaders online and Athena really 'gets to the punch line' in providing advice. This is a critical success factor for the busy leaders that I meet in my work."

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