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Justin Saia

Justin Saia

Adjunct Instructor

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Other, PGDip, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford (Strategy and Innovation)
MBA, Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University (Finance)
BA, Auburn University (Philosophy)

Justin P. Saia is a communications, issues management, and public affairs executive and management consultant, based in Palo Alto, California. He has spent his career partnering with management teams and boards of directors of large and small companies guiding them through crises, navigating market disruptions, articulating their brand, and preserving their permission to operate.

Previous experience includes significant roles at the world's leading provider of stationary fuel cells, the world’s leading cyber security company, two Fortune 25 companies, a Wall Street management consultancy, the U.S. House of Representatives, the Lieutenant Governor of the State of Alabama, and two top national universities.

Research Topics

  • Building Organizational Capabilities
  • Re-shaping Business Models
  • Integrated Talent Management
  • Innovation Strategy
  • Change Management
  • Crisis and Issues Management

• MBC 645: Strategic Management
• MBC 700: Consulting - Solving the World's Increasingly Complex Problems
• PRL 700: Strategic Communications

Awards and Honors

  • Board of Directors - NeedLink Nashville (2019)
  • Young Alumni Council - Auburn University Alumni Association (2019)
  • MBA Advisory Board - Raymond J. Harbert College of Business, Auburn University (2018)
  • Women in Business Advisory Committee - Raymond J. Harbert College of Business, Auburn University (2018)
  • Judge, Big Apple Awards - Public Relations Society of America - NY (PRSA-NY) (2017)
  • Judge, Silver Anvil Awards - Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) (2017)
  • Young Professionals Advisory Board - Public Relations Society of America - NY (2017)
  • 15 Under 35 Honoree - Public Relations Society of America - NY (2016)
  • Beta Gamma Sigma (2015)
  • 40 Under 40 Honoree - Nashville Business Journal (2014)