Jeff is an award-winning technology and services entrepreneur, writer and thought-leader, and CEO coach. He advises some of the world’s most iconic companies, and coaches many business and NGO leaders.
Jeff was previously the Head of Recruiting for Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund and a firm renowned for its innovative approaches to culture and talent. He started his career as an early employee at Conner Peripherals, the fastest growing manufacturing startup in history. He went on to co-found DataMain Technologies, developer of the e-blox development platform, where as CEO he became obsessed with ways to increase his company’s performance by focusing on culture and people. This led Jeff to Electronic Arts, a Silicon Valley Fortune-500 digital entertainment company, where he was the Global Head of Talent Management. There he created and launched the concept of “Profitable Creativity,” a new approach to reducing waste through better organization and process design.
Jeff’s speeches to business and political leaders, and his guest lectures at universities around the world, have all focused on changing the way people think about the future of capitalism, competitive advantage and personal excellence.
Jeff holds a BA in History and Philosophy from Occidental College. He is the creator of many award-winning technologies and articles. His speeches to business and political leaders, and his guest lectures at universities around the world, have all focused on changing the way people think about the future of capitalism, competitive advantage and personal excellence.
Jeff is married with three children and lives in Westport, Connecticut, where he is writing a book, Clarity Companies. His compulsions are unleashing human potential and finding meaning in chaos.