J. Jeff Kober has focused on training and development initiatives for over 25 years in both the private and public sectors. Currently, he is CEO of World Class Benchmarking, and thought leader for best-in-business-practices of the Walt Disney Company. Kober's past experience includes leadership development training for GE executives, transforming Federal Student Aid for The Department of Education, and serving as a consultant with The Disney Institute. Clients have included Federal Express, Bank of America, Office Depot, MetLife, New York City Department of Finance, and Volkswagen of North America. Kober holds an MA from Brigham Young University, and he resides in Orlando, Florida.