Carin-Isabel Knoop founded and leads the Harvard Business School Research & Case Writing Division. Her team partners with distinguished HBS faculty members to develop course materials on decision-makers in private and public sector organizations (over 2,000 case studies to date all around the world). First-hand experience with and research on executive challenges inspired her 2018 book on Compassionate Management of Mental Health in the Modern Workplace with Professor John A. Quelch (Springer). This body of knowledge combined with interdisciplinary collaborations with athletes, psychologists, and others form the cornerstone of her keynotes, executive team workshops, and other speaking and publishing endeavors. Carin-Isabel is a pragmatic idealist on a mission to promote the humanization of the workplace. She also likes to connect people and ideas, eat soft-serve ice cream, and write postcards in French, German, Spanish, and English.