Tom Lutes has been a consultant, program leader and leadership coach for more than 35 years, working intimately with individuals and groups from diverse populations, ranging from at-risk inner-city youth and union workers to startup founders and highly successful senior executives at large corporations.
Tom is widely known for his expertise in leading large-scale culture transformation training initiatives, developing leaders and building high performance, cross-functional teams which produce consistent outstanding results.
In his corporate education programs, Tom pioneered the integration of a new paradigm of thinking with cutting edge outdoor training. This method of reinforcing classroom learning with physical challenges has been adapted for use all over the world in cultural-change initiatives. His consulting and training has impacted over 200,000 participants and been delivered in many cultures and countries, from the U.S. to Japan, China, Malaysia, Russia, England, Canada, Mexico, Greece, and Botswana.
Tom’s past clients include: Allianz Life, Anderson Consulting, AT&T, BHP Billiton, Cargill, Capital One, Cathay Pacific Airlines, DeBeers, Debswana, Detroit Edison, Dupont, Finning, Lockheed Martin, McKinsey, MGM Grand, Pillsbury, Frito Lay, The Executive Committee, Intel, RNA Bank, Rabo AgriFinance, and Loblaw Companies, among others.
Tom has a B.A. in Communication from the University of California at Berkeley and a Master’s in Interpersonal Communication from San Diego State University. He also holds a Black Belt in Aikido.
He may be reached at email@example.com or (415) 331-3222.