Dr. Edward Hubbard

President and CEO

Company: Hubbard & Hubbard, Inc.
Role: Session Presenter

2022 Conference Session: Using Transformational Analytics to Drive Measurable X-Factor Outcomes and ROI Impact! (S6-D)

Dr. Edward E. Hubbard is president and CEO of Hubbard & Hubbard, Inc., Petaluma, Calif., an international organization and human performance-consulting corporation that specializes in techniques for applied business performance improvement, Diversity Return on Investment (DROI®) measurement and analytics, instructional design, and strategic organizational development.

Dr. Hubbard is the author of more than 60 business-related books including the groundbreaking: “The Diversity Scorecard: Evaluating the Impact of Diversity on Organizational Performance”; “How to Calculate Diversity Return on Investment”; “Measuring Diversity Results”; “Diversity Training ROI: How to Measure the Return on Investment of Diversity Training Initiatives”; “Implementing Diversity Measurement and Diversity Management”; “The Diversity Discipline”; “The Executive’s Pocket Coach to Diversity and Inclusion Management”; “Measuring the ROI of Employee Resource Groups and Business Resource Groups”; “Diversity ROI Fundamentals”; “The Hidden Side of Employee Resistance to Change”; “Diversity Business Alignment Maps: Utilizing Intangible Human Capital Assets to Produce Tangible Business Results”; “Evolving Your Diversity Scorecard to Drive Transformational Impact,” and many more books, articles, films, etc.

Edward was an honoree at the Inaugural International Society of Diversity and Inclusion Professionals Living Legends of Diversity Award Ceremony in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, where he received the Living Legends of Diversity Award for creating the “Diversity ROI Analytics” and “Diversity Measurement Fields and Their Associated Disciplines.” He is one of only 18 people in the world who have received this award.

A 1.5-minute YouTube introduction of Dr. Hubbard and his diversity and inclusion return on investment measurement work as a Legends of Diversity award recipient can be seen by clicking the link below:

Edward received the Excellence in Global Leadership Award, the highest individual professional award given, from the World HRD Congress as pioneer and founder of the Diversity ROI Analytics and Measurement fields. The American Society for Training and Development (ASTD, now ATD) inducted him into the prestigious ASTD New Guard for 2003. The July/August 2007 issue of Profiles in Diversity Journal featured Dr. Hubbard as the Diversity Pioneer in Diversity Measurement.

Edward was also presented the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award from The Ohio State University College of Arts and Sciences. This award recognizes an alumnus who has demonstrated distinctive achievements in a career and/or through civic involvement.

He serves on the Harvard Business Review, Diversity Executive magazine, and Strategic Diversity & Inclusion Management (SDIM) Magazine editorial advisory boards and serves on the board of directors for The Ohio State University African American Alumni Society.

He served as director of Developmental Education at The Ohio State University Newark campus, and Black Studies instructor at The Ohio State University main campus. Part of his career was spent as a lecturer at Dennison University, and he also taught and worked with other colleges and universities here in the U.S. such as Missouri State University and Kent State University, where he served as the Diversity Leadership and ROI Metrics instructor for Kent State’s Institute for Leadership Excellence. He also worked in Canada at the University of Calgary, the U.K. at the University of Bradford in Leeds, England, as well as universities in the Pacific Rim and elsewhere.

A sample of Edward’s corporate experience includes programming analyst and manager for Battelle Memorial Institute, systems analyst for Informatics Corporation, systems engineer for Xerox Corporation, organization development and education specialist for Mead Corporation, and corporate director of compensation, training, organizational development, and communications for the $208 billion McKesson Corporation in San Francisco, Calif.

Edward is an expert in organizational behavior, organizational analysis, applied performance improvement, ROI measurement strategies, strategic planning, training and development, instructional design, diversity measurement and analytics, and strategic organizational change methodologies. He also holds a Practitioner Certification and Master Practitioner Certification in Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP), a neuroscience discipline. Dr. Hubbard earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from The Ohio State University and earned a PhD with honors in business administration.



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