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Madelyn Blair, Ph.D.

Founder, Pelerei, Inc.

Madelyn Blair, Ph.D., is a speaker, author, and executive advisor. Her specialty is unlocking personal resilience for individuals ready for a change and for teams needing to meet today’s complex challenges with greater ease. She has extensive experience in knowledge management and the use of story and narrative in business with an emphasis on narrative intelligence.

Dr. Blair is a Taos Institute Associate and charter member of the Associates Council to the Board.

She is the author of a weekly publication called "resilience brilliance." She is a contributing author of Lessons from the FieldWake Me Up When the Data Is OverMaking it Real: Sustaining Knowledge Management, and Smarter Innovation. See her blog on Psychology Today.


  • Ph.D., University of Tilburg, The Netherlands
  • M.B.A., The Wharton School, University of Pennslyvania


  • Essays in Two Voices (The Taos Institute, 2011)
  • Riding the Current (Pelerei, Inc., 2010)