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May Busch is an international executive and career consultant, coach, speaker and facilitator, and the author of Accelerate: 9 Capabilities to Achieve Success at Any Career Stage.  She is passionate about helping people thrive at work and reach their full potential.


May is a Senior Advisor in the Office of the President at Arizona State University (ASU) and Professor of Practice at the W.P. Carey School of Business at ASU. She chairs the Idea Enterprise, a program for bringing experienced business leaders to ASU to help turn its best ideas into forces for change in the world, and co-leads the Leadership Academy and the Advanced Leadership Initiative, which help develop ASU’s next generation of leaders among faculty and staff. 


Previously, May enjoyed a 24-year career at Morgan Stanley where she rose through the ranks to become Chief Operating Officer for Europe.


May graduated with a BA magna cum laude in Economics from Harvard University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.  She is married with three children. 


Find her on and follow her on Twitter at @maybusch.