About

Joe Hirsch is on a mission to fix the way we work…at work. 

As the managing director of Semaca Partners, Joe specializes in helping organizations apply behavioral science to strengthen the way leaders support their teams for success.
An internationally recognized expert on leadership and communication, Joe has earned accolades from Fortune 500 executives to NFL coaches for his forward-thinking approach to improving organizational culture and effectiveness. Described by Wharton professor Adam Grant as “breath of fresh air,” Joe makes research-based practices more accessible to improve the way people work, learn and lead. (Yes, he’s putting that shiny Ph.D. to good use.)
In The Feedback Fix, Joe presents a bold alternative to traditional feedback techniques and performance management practices. He’s shared that message as a TEDx and keynote speaker with Fortune 500 leadership teams, members of the U.S. armed forces, and close to 10,000 others across three continents.
Joe’s work and research has been featured in Harvard Business Review, Inc., Forbes, CNBC, The Wall Street Journal and other major outlets. When he’s not on stage or hosting his popular podcast, I Wish They Knew, Joe’s probably doing something outdoors with his wife and four boys.  
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