Ann Kowal Smith is executive director and founder at Books@Work.

Previously, Kowal Smith served as the project manager for EducationWorks, a philanthropically supported learning initiative whose work gave rise to Books@Work.

She has taught at Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University and has extensive experience in business and law, having worked at McKinsey & Company, Squire Patton Boggs, and KeyCorp. Her dissertation examined the links between organizational learning and innovation.

Last Updated: March 23, 2018