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Biography

Who is Fred Kofman?

Fred Kofman, PhD. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley, is Google’s Vice President and leadership development advisor, a director of the Conscious Leadership Center at the Monterrey Institute of Technology, and a founder and president of the Conscious Business Center International. Previously, he was a Vice President of Executive Development at LinkedIn and a co-founder of Axialent, a global consulting company which has delivered leadership programs to more than 15,000 executives around the world. Fred is the author of the trilogy Metamanagement (2001), Conscious Business (2006) and The Meaning Revolution: The Power of Transcendent Leadership (2018).
Who is Fred Kofman?

Fred Kofman is Google’s Vice President and leadership development advisor, director of the Conscious Leadership Center at Tecnológico de Monterrey, founder and president of the Conscious Business Center International.

After receiving a PhD in Economics from University of California at Berkeley, Fred has been an outstanding professor at MIT’s Sloan School of Management. There he also worked alongside Peter Senge, the author of The Fifth Discipline, as a senior researcher at the Center for Organizational Learning.

Later, Fred founded his global consulting company, Axialent, which has delivered leadership programs to more than 15,000 executives around the world.

Throughout his career Fred worked with organisations like AIG UK, Alfa Mexico Group, AMP Australia, Axa, Citicorp, Chrysler, Facebook, General Motors, Google, Heineken Mexico, LinkedIn, Mandiri Bank Indonesia, Master Blenders Netherlands, Microsoft, Pao de Azucar Brazil, Pepsico Mexico, Proeza Mexico Group, PwC, Telefónica Spain, Vodafone Australia, and Yahoo, to name a few.

In 2013, Fred took a position of the Vice President of Executive Development at LinkedIn. During this time, Fred and LinkedIn offered a Conscious Business Academy program to professionals around the world.

Fred is the author of the trilogy Metamanagement (2001), Conscious Business (2006), and The Meaning Revolution: The Power of Transcendent Leadership (2018). The book Conscious Business has been translated into 14 languages.

Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, writes about Fred in her book Lean In, claiming he "will transform the way you live and work."

Beyond his work, Fred loves mountain climbing, skiing, gliding, sailing, freediving, and spearfishing.

Other activities

Fred is truly passionate about his work, but he also shows the same ardour when it comes to connecting to natural word. If he is not working, most probably he is hiking, mountain climbing, sailing, fishing, or scuba diving. And he is a fitness enthusiast who has done extensive research on nutrition, exercise, and natural health.
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