Fred Kofman is vice president of executive development at Linkedin. He is the author of Mets management and The Conscious Company. He is also director of the Conscious Business Center, where he offers his coaching and leadership programs. Since 1996, Fred has created and taught leadership programs, personal mastery, team learning, organizational effectiveness and coaching for thousands of executives and consultants worldwide.
After completing your Ph.D. in Economics at the University of California, Berkeley, Fred devoted himself to teaching. He taught at Sloan School of Management and in 1992 he was named "Teacher of the Year". During his years at MIT, he worked alongside Peter Senge as a senior researcher at the Center for Organizational Learning. Additionally, he is a founding member of the business area of the Integral Institute of Ken Wilber.
Fred has designed and facilitated programs for senior executives around the world in companies such as Linkedin, Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Microsoft, Axa, Citicorp, AMP Australia, AIG UK, Mandiri Bank Indonesia, General Motors, Chrysler, PWC, Vodafone Australia, Pao of Sugar Brazil, Grupo Alfa Mexico, Grupo Proeza Mexico, Pepsico Mexico, Heineken Mexico, Master Blenders Holland, Telefónica Spain, among others.
Fred has also presented his research at numerous academic institutions including the Sloan business school at MIT, the economics department at Harvard University, the Harvard Business School, the University of California at Los Angeles and Berkley, the University of Chicago, Northwestern University, the London School of Economics, the University of Tel Aviv, the Nanyang Technological Institute in Singapore, the University of Buenos Aires, the Technological Institute of Buenos Aires, and the Francisco Marroquín University of Guatemala.
His book, The Conscious Enterprise, has been translated into more than ten languages and his articles have been published in various journals such as Econometrics, The Journal of Public Economics, The Fifth Discipline Field Book, and The Journal of Organizational Dynamics.
Fred lives on his sailboat, sailing, diving, and fishing in the Caribbean Sea. He returns every so often to land to work in the development of executives and coaches in Silicon Valley and Latin America. He is an enthusiast of adventure skiing, mountaineering, fitness, organic nutrition, and natural health.
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