University of Auckland, New Zealand
Darl G. Kolb
Professor of Connectivity
Graduate School of Management
University of Auckland Business School
Darl is a pioneering theorist on socio-technical connectivity and the first ‘Professor of Connectivity’ in the world. His main research interest is in the area of managing personal and organizational connectivity for performance and well-being. He has studied globally distributed project teams and the use (and over-use) of smartphones.
Darl received his PhD in organizational behaviour from Cornell University and has been a Visiting Fellow at the University of Cambridge.
Prior to becoming an academic, Darl worked as an Outward Bound Instructor throughout Colorado, New Mexico, Texas and Alaska. Where possible, his teaching is still based on intensive experiential learning approaches.