Edward E. Hubbard, Ph.D.

President and CEO of Hubbard & Hubbard, Inc.


Dr. Edward E. Hubbard is President and CEO of Hubbard & Hubbard, Inc., Petaluma, CA, an international organization and human performance-consulting corporation that specializes in techniques for applied business performance improvement, workforce diversity measurement, instructional design and organizational development.

He is the founder of the Hubbard Diversity Measurement and Productivity Institute and is also author of more than 40 books including the groundbreaking books: "Measuring Diversity Results", "How to Calculate Diversity Return-on-Investment”, “Pathways to Diversity Metrics for Corporate Legal and Law Firms”, “The Diversity Scorecard”, The Diversity Performance Consultant’s Fieldbook”, “Implementing Diversity Measurement and Management”, and the “Manager’s Pocket Guide to Diversity Management”.

Dr. Hubbard is one of the first metrics authors in the field of diversity. As a result of his extensive research in the area of diversity measurement and expertise in computer programming, he is one of the first to develop automated software technologies for measuring diversity return-on-investment and performance improvements.

He has performed client work in organizational change and diverse workforce integration for private Fortune 500 companies, the U.S. Government, and corporate clients in the Far East, the Netherlands, other parts of Europe, Hawaii, Samoa, and locations throughout the Pacific Rim and the Federated States of Micronesia.  His work includes assisting organizations with issues such as diverse workforce integration, staff development, quality improvement, performance improvement strategies, and restructuring work teams to utilize the strengths of a multiethnic workforce. Additionally, work in these countries include strategic planning and analysis, workforce recruitment and retention strategies, diversity return-on-investment metrics and methods, succession planning and development, as well as full scale organization development interventions.

Dr. Hubbard is an internationally known and respected business consultant, trainer, former professor and Director at Ohio State University, a business professional at several Fortune 100 corporations, such as Computer Systems Analyst, Xerox Corporation and the Informatics Corporation, Computer Room Operations Manager, Battelle Memorial Institute, Internal Consultant and Education Specialist, Mead Corporation, and Corporate Director, Training, Organization Development and Compensation for the 17 billion dollar McKesson Corporation.

The American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) inducted Dr. Ed Hubbard into the prestigious “ASTD New Guard for 2003”. The New Guard represents selected “members of the Training and Development profession who are taking themselves and the field in new directions.” He also is a member of the ASTD ROI Advisory Board. In addition, Dr. Hubbard received double honors being named to the prestigious Who's Who in Leading American Executives and Who's Who Worldwide of Global Business Leaders.   Memberships are limited to those individuals who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and achievement in their occupation, industry or profession.  Some of Dr. Hubbard’s other book titles include: The Hidden Side of Employee Resistance To Change, Managing Customer Service on the Frontline, Managing Your Business For Profitable Growth, Hiring Strategies For Long-Term Success, How To Start Your Own Business With Empty Pockets, Managing Organizational Change: Strategies For Building Commitment. 

Articles by Dr. Hubbard have appeared in magazines and newspapers such as Inc. Magazine, Fortune, Forbes, Cultural Diversity at Work, Next Step Magazine, American Society for Training and Development Journal, Sonoma Business Magazine, Organization Development Network Journal, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, The Press Democrat, The Diversity Factor Magazine, and many others. He has also been featured in several business films and management development videos, on radio programs, and is a regularly featured speaker, and keynote for national and international conferences, tele-conferences, seminars, and workshops.  A brief list of Hubbard & Hubbard, Inc. clients include Prudential Financial, Starbucks, Inc., McDonalds Corporation, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, America Online, working with key Military leaders at the Pentagon, U.S. and abroad, Proctor & Gamble, HEB Grocery, Kaiser Permanente, and many others.

Dr. Hubbard is an expert in Organizational Behavior, Organizational Analysis, Applied Performance Improvement and Measurement Strategies, Strategic Planning, Diversity Measurement, and Organizational Change Methodologies. He is also a Certified Master Practitioner in Neurolinguistic Programming (CMPNLP)

Dr. Hubbard earned Bachelors and Masters Degrees from Ohio State University and earned a Ph.D. with Honors in Business Administration.