Associate Director – US and International (based in Los Angeles)
Mike is the founder of the University of Toyota – a corporate university he launched in 1998 and led for a decade of differentiating performance.
Mike’s passion centers on helping leaders and organizations reach their highest potential. His research has helped organizations grow by developing the necessary leadership & culture capabilities. These insights have been documented in two popular books (Leading Through Meaning‘03 and The Other Side of the Card ‘06) and a wide range of publications including the Harvard Business Review.
Mike has designed, developed, and managed dozens of cutting edge business growth & development programs. In support of these efforts, he has developed over 100 frameworks that have proven to accelerate the capability- building process.
Mike’s education has taken him from the liberal arts foundations of Gonzaga University – to a University of Southern California MBA – to a doctoral degree at Claremont Graduate University’s Peter F. Drucker School.