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Author of "Leading Geeks" speaks Monday

May 31, 2006

KALAMAZOO--Information technology management consultant Paul Glen, author of "Leading Geeks: How to Manage and Lead People Who Deliver Technology," will speak Monday, June 5, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in the Bronson Lecture Hall of the new College of Health and Human Services building at Western Michigan University. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Glen regularly presents at national conferences, including recent appearances at meetings sponsored by Forbes Magazine and Computerworld, and he has appeared on CNN, National Public Radio and more than 250 broadcast outlets in the United States and on four continents. He is a professional member of the National Speakers Association and is a monthly management columnist for Computerworld.

As a management consultant, Glen has spent more than 15 years advising clients in North America, Europe and Asia. In 1999, he became a founding principal of C2 Consulting where he consults, writes and speaks about improving the management and leadership of technology organizations and projects.

Glen received an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University with majors in organizational behavior, strategy, and marketing. He received a bachelor's degree from Cornell University with majors in computer science and mathematics. He has taught as an adjunct faculty member in the MBA programs at the University of Southern California and Loyola Marymount University.

For more information, please contact Viji Murali, WMU vice president for information technology, at viji.murali@wmich.edu or (269) 387-5456.

Media contact: Thom Myers, (269) 387-8400, thom.myers@wmich.edu

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