Doug Kirkpatrick is an organizational change consultant, TEDx and keynote speaker, executive coach, author, and educator. He is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post blog on Great Work Cultures and the author of ”Beyond Empowerment: The Age of the Self-Managed Organization.” As a partner in NuFocus Strategic Group, an international consulting firm, he leads organizational change and education initiatives around the world.

The first season of his business career was spent in the manufacturing sector, principally with The Morning Star Company, a world leader in the food industry, as a financial controller. He now engages with the Leadwise Community, People-Centric Organizations, the Center for Innovative Cultures, Great Work Cultures, Work Revolution and other vibrant organizations and leaders to co-create the future of management.