Steven L. Ossad is an independent historian and retired Wall Street technology analyst focused on leadership, command, and adapting military technology for executive management training.
He is the author (with Don R. Marsh) of Major General Maurice Rose: World War II’s Greatest Forgotten Commander. He received the 2018 Society for Military History Distinguished Book Award for Omar Nelson Bradley. In 2014, he received a General and Mrs. Matthew Ridgway Research Award from the Army War College for his work on Omar Bradley. In 2003 he was presented an Army Historical Foundation Distinguished Writing Award. His article “Out of the Shadow and into the Light: Col. David 'Mickey' Marcus and U.S. Civil Affairs in World War II,” published in Army History, was a runner up for that same award in 2016.
Ossad’s writing has appeared in Army History Magazine, WWII History, America’s Civil War, Army Magazine, World War II Magazine, Military Heritage, Wharton Leadership Digest, and the Training Magazine and the CNBC Author’s Blog. He holds a bachelor’s degree with honors in philosophy from Wesleyan University, a master’s degree in political philosophy from the New School for Social Research, and a master of business administration from Harvard Business School.
Steven Ossad lives in New York City and visits his family in London often.