Alan Friedman, MA

Founder & CEO, J3Personica

Alan is an advisor to leaders at every level of healthcare systems. He is a results-oriented advisor with the unique ability to work across cultural, geographic and technical boundaries. He has led J3Personica’s extensive research efforts, in collaboration with nationally ranked academic programs, resulting in numerous publications in high-impact, peer-reviewed journals. He is known as a dynamic and engaging presenter and educator, adept at engaging clinical students, residents, physicians, nurses and healthcare leaders. He also serves as a nurse/physician executive coach. He has an M.A. in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University. Holds a Certificate in Management Practices from New York University and he received his B.A. in Consumer Affairs from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

He completed the Columbia Business School Coaching Intensive Certification Program (CCCP), certifications to administer the Hogan Assessment Suite, Deeper Signals, Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), Learning Versatility Index (LVI), the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) Benchmarks 360 Instrument, AON Adept 15 and Change Leadership Behavior Inventory (CLBI).

He is an associate member of the American Psychological Association, a member of the American Society for Human Resources in Healthcare, a member of The Academy of Management, a member of The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, an associate member of the Metro NY Association of Applied Psychologists, a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, and serves on the Advisory Council for the American Medical Student Association (AMSA).

Prior roles include leadership positions at American Greetings, Abbott Laboratories, CR Bard, Neurometrix, and Johnson and Johnson. Additionally, he has international experience working in Abu Dhabi, Italy, France, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Australia and Canada.