For over 20 years Barrett C. Brown, PhD has helped individuals and organizations to navigate complex change and unlock deep capacities. He is often asked to speak about leadership, and has presented worldwide, including to hundreds of CEOs and government officials. Dr. Brown has been on the leadership team or advisory board of 16 companies, NGOs, and foundations, working in consumer goods, manufacturing, finance, energy, health care, media, and international development.
Dr. Brown has co-designed and co-led dozens of leader development programs for over 4,000 executives from organizations such as Unilever, Nestlé, Bosch, Mars, Cargill, ADM, Banco Itaú, Natura, and Sara Lee. These range from master classes and innovation labs to corporate universities and multi-year executive education programs. His executive coaching is based on his own widely acclaimed research on the future of leadership and how to lead transformational change.
Dr. Brown has also co-designed and co-led visioning, strategic alignment, culture development, and change processes for US and European companies and institutions. He specializes in complex change initiatives that involve multi-stakeholder alignment or corporate social responsibility. Recently, he co-led design of the Creating Shared Value (CSV) strategies for multiple divisions of a Fortune Global 100 company.
Dr. Brown holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Human and Organizational Systems from Fielding Graduate University, and a B.A. in English Literature from the University of California at Santa Cruz.