Alexander Grashow

Alexander Grashow is a Senior Advisor to Cambridge Leadership Associates (CLA), an international leadership and consulting practice. Before becoming a Senior Advisor, Alexander held the position of CEO of CLA.
He is a steward of large scale business adaptation, strategist, master facilitator, speaker, and author. Alexander’s career has centered on how companies and their people can adapt and thrive together. He works with Fortune 100 companies, social entrepreneurs and disruptive businesses, and multiparty collaborations. His work creating the future of business involves discerning which of the business norms and traditions to bring forward, leadership among competing groups and interests, creating culture and bringing renewed meaning to work.
He is co-author of The Practice of Adaptive Leadership (Harvard Business Press, 2009) and Leadership in a Permanent Crisis (HBR). Alexander also serves as an Advisor to the Clinton Global Initiative, and Chair and Co-Founder of the US Africa Children’s Fellowship.
With a mix of pragmatism, stories and spirit, Alexander helps build healthy generative companies and communities. Alexander’s passion for complex problem solving comes from his work across three sectors, study of economics and fine arts and many lessons learned from his ancestors and children.