Meet the leaders of the Center for Innovative Collaboration & Leadership.

Jodi Detjen, Associate Director

Jodi Detjen has been a professor of management at Suffolk University since 1999 and is the MBA program director. She co-authored The Orange Line: A Woman’s Guide to Integrating Career, Family and Life in May 2013. She focuses on consulting and leadership development on these principles in her consulting firm, Orange Grove Consulting.

Professor Detjen has been helping develop leaders and their organizations for more than 25 years. She teaches, consults and writes in areas of leadership development, systemic and organization change management, and how women can realize their power.

Professor Detjen teaches management at the MBA, undergraduate and corporate education levels. She teaches the way adults learn through interaction and application of the concepts.

Formerly, Professor Detjen was a founding partner of a boutique consulting firm, the InTrinsic Group, guiding organizations to leverage their existing people and processes to maximize performance and long-term impact. Prior to teaching, Professor Detjen was an international management consultant based in London, England, working with Global 1000 clients. Jodi focused on redesigning operations thereby realizing significant financial benefits. Her MA in International Development Policy is from Duke University and her B.Sc., from Virginia Tech in Management Science. 


Robert DeFillippi, Director Emeritus