Paul Glen Bio – Full Length

Paul Glen is an award-winning author, management columnist, professional speaker and management consultant

Principal of the Leading Geeks company.

25+ years experience delivering and managing IT related products and services. For four years, he was western regional manager for SEI Information Technology, a national IT consultancy. In that role he had full profit and loss responsibility for a $13 million consulting practice including supervision of sales, service delivery, recruiting, human resource management and administration. Prior to serving as the western regional manager, he served as regional manager for SEI’s Oak Brook region in the Chicago area.

Author of “Leading Geeks: How to Lead and Manage People Who Deliver Technology” (Jossey-Bass Pfeiffer, 2003, Warren Bennis Signature Series) and co-author of “The Geek Leader’s Handbook: Essential Leadership Insight for People with Technical Backgrounds” (Leading Geeks Press, 2014). “Leading Geeks” has won several book awards including the 2003 Financial Times Germany International Book Prize naming it the best new book published worldwide on the subject of leadership.

Recently ended 14 years writing a monthly management column for Computerworld which was frequently syndicated around the globe. In 2007, his column was awarded a National Silver Medal for Editorial Excellence by the American Society of Business Publication Editors.

MBA from the J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University with majors in marketing, organizational behavior, and strategy. He received a BA from Cornell University with majors in computer science and mathematics.

Taught in the MBA programs at the University of Southern California and Loyola Marymount University. AT USC he developed and taught an e-Business Strategy course. At Loyola he taught a second year MBA course that he authored entitled “Marketing of High Technology Products and Services.”

Served in many roles including: project manager, product manager, account manager, and programmer. He has been involved in dozens of software development and deployment projects. He has led two startup product teams, launching both hardware and software products to the quick service restaurant industry.

Past president of the Southern California Chapter of the Institute of Management Consultants. He is also a Professional Member of the National Speakers Association.

A self-proclaimed geek, during his off-hours, he studies writing, photography, and comedy. He is also a licensed pilot and an FAA certified Advanced Ground Instructor.

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Paul Glen helps technical organizations grow better leaders and technical managers perform at their best.

He is known worldwide as a Computerworld columnist and as an award-winning author. His recent book “Leading Geeks: How to Manage and Lead People Who Deliver Technology” received several international book awards including the 2003 Financial Times Germany International Book Prize.

He is the CEO of the Leading Geeks Company and has served as an adjunct faculty member in the MBA program at the University of Southern California.

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