Maryam Shariati, Ph.D., is a Senior Principal, responsible for designing and implementing strategy and leadership development services to drive individual growth and higher performance for teams and organizations. She has worked with clients across a range of industries, including biotechnology, healthcare, financial services, energy, and government sector, among others.
- M.A. University of Texas at Austin
- Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin
What did you do before joining McChrystal Group?
Prior to joining McChrystal Group, I worked as an instructional developer for profit and non-profit organizations, where I researched and developed instructional materials, designed custom learning solutions, and evaluated technology-based instruction to address customers’ needs. I also served as an Associate Faculty, an Instructor, and a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the University of Texas at Austin, and Brown University, respectively, where I taught a diverse array of courses and created engaging and interactive content to ensure successful instructional outcomes.
Why did you join McChrystal Group?
I wanted to work for a company where you are able to make a real difference. I was excited by the opportunities McChrystal Group had to offer and the possibility of career and professional development. This along with a collaborative culture and McChrystal Group’s varied client base attracted me as a means to gain extensive exposure and develop market knowledge across a wide range of industries.
What has been your proudest moment at McChrystal Group?
Winning the company’s culture award less than a year into the job!
What sport or hobby do you have outside of work?
I am a voracious reader, an avid tennis player, and a keen hiker.