Alexander Stein

Principal, Boswell Group

Alexander Stein, PhD is a Principal in the Boswell Group, a psychodynamic management consulting group, and serves as a confidential advisor to CEO’s, senior management teams, and boards. Trained as a psychoanalyst, he advises business leaders in issues involving leadership, culture, ethical governance, risk, and other aspects of organizational life with complex psychological underpinnings. He is also Founder of Dolus Advisors, a consultancy that helps organizations detect, mitigate and resolve challenging human factor disturbances, including fraud, corruption, executive misconduct, and human vulnerabilities in cybersecurity. As an expert in human decision-making and behavior, Dr Stein assists international litigation, investigations, intelligence, and cybersecurity firms to develop sophisticated 3D profiles and precision forecasts of fraudsters or other malicious actors and their networks of affiliates and collaborators. He also consults to technology companies and global consulting firms regarding human-technology interface risks, and the psycho-social dimensions and consequences of AI, synthetic cognition, and autonomous decision-making agents. He is widely published and cited in the business press, is a former monthly columnist for FORTUNE Small Business Magazine, CNN/Money, and CBS Business News, and is currently a contributor to Forbes writing on the psychology of leadership and misbehavior in business. He is a frequent podcast guest, expert broadcast commentator, and keynote speaker and panelist at conferences and corporate events internationally.

  1. Humans and technology. A complicated—and fascinating—pair.

    Hugh Thompson, Alexander Stein and Gopal Padinjaruveetil

  1. Humans and technology. A complicated—and fascinating—pair.

    Hugh Thompson, Alexander Stein and Gopal Padinjaruveetil