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Kerry J. Sulkowicz, MD

Position: Vice Chair of the Board of Directors
Affiliation: Boswell Group LLC
Kerry Sulkowicz, MD

Kerry J. Sulkowicz, MD, a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, is the founder and Managing Principal of the Boswell Group LLC, a consulting firm based in New York. He advises CEO's, boards and investors on psychological aspects of leadership in complex organizations.

Dr. Sulkowicz serves as a sounding board to some of the most influential business and political leaders in the US and abroad. He has written and spoken on a range of topics related to the psychology of business, and has been a regular columnist for BusinessWeek and Fast Company magazines, as well as a blogger on Reuters.com and BNET.com.

Advising publicly traded as well as privately held businesses, Dr. Sulkowicz’s consulting practice focuses on CEO transitions, boardroom and leadership team dynamics, human capital due diligence for investors, merger and acquisition integration, and psychological profiling in negotiations and the financial markets. His landmark article Worse than Enemies: The CEO’s Destructive Confidant appeared in the Harvard Business Review in 2004.

Dr. Sulkowicz has an AB from Harvard and a MD from the University of Texas. He is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine, where he received the Distinguished Teacher Award. He also serves on the boards of the New York Center for Children and the Lucy Daniels Foundation. He was elected the Vice Chair of the PHR Board in 2013.