Jason Jay is a senior lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management and director of the Sustainability Initiative at MIT Sloan. His research focuses on how people navigate the tensions between personal, business and social goals in sustainability efforts. His first book is "Breaking Through Gridlock: The Power of Conversation in a Polarized World" and he has published articles in the Academy of Management Journal and California Management Review. He teaches courses on strategy, innovation and leadership for sustainable business at MIT, and engages students and alumni in hands-on projects with leading companies and organizations. Prior to MIT, Jason was a management consultant for Dialogos International, where he consulted on leadership development and organizational change for major international corporations and NGO's including BP and the World Bank. Jason holds a Ph.D. in Organization Studies from the MIT Sloan School of Management, and an AB and M.Ed from Harvard University. He lives in Newton, Massachusetts.