January Guest Speaker
Dr. Daren Martin The Culture Architect
Dr. Martin was born in Louisiana but spent most of his growing up years in Bangkok, Thailand. He started an and ran his own company while working on his Master's degree and eventually his Ph.D. in Psychology. After 20 years of running his own business, he sold his company and began consulting Fortune 500 companies on Leadership, Company Culture, Sales Psychology and other topics. He has three grown children and was recently remarried. He is the author of the bestselling A Company of Owners: Maximizing Employee Engagement and the hand-drawn/written Whiteboard: Business Models That Inspire Action, as well as Beached Whale: Learning to Swim in the New Ocean and The Sink. A Company of Owners has been called, 'The best book I have read since Good to Great' by several C Level Executives. Whiteboard is being published in Thailand and was a favorite of the late great Leonard Cohen. Dr. Martin's thought leadership and change strategies in transforming companies earned him the title The Culture Architect. He acts as a Trusted Advisor to business leaders at companies ranging from Fortune 500 to small businesses to create Owner Cultures.