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 transformation 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 Morning Star Self-Management Institute, the Center for Innovative Cultures, Great Work Cultures, and other vibrant organizations and leaders to co-create the future of management.