Herb Kindler has conducted hundreds of leadership training programs in the United States and abroad. He is an M.I.T. graduate with his doctorate in management from UCLA. He was a chief engineer and CEO in industry before becoming full professor of management at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. He currently conducts short courses at corporations, universities, and government organizations. As an international trainer, Dr. Kindler's clients include Symantec, Lockheed Martin, Hughes Electronics, IBM, Mattel Toys, General Motors, JVC, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, TRW, Starbucks, BBDO, Port of Oakland, U.S. Navy, City of Torrance, Congress Capacitación Ejecutiva (Mexico) and Thai Airways and Nortel Networks (Thailand). He is the senior instructor at UCLA's semi-annual Technical Management Program, ranked #1 by participants, and UC Berkeley's Project Leadership Program. He is the author of Managing Disagreement Constructively (over 100,000 sold), Risk Taking: A Guide for Decision Makers, and Clear & Creative Thinking.