John Ullmen, Ph.D., lectures on leadership at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. He has taught a variety of courses in the MBA, FEMBA and EMBA programs. His courses cover leadership, motivating performance, interpersonal communication, building professional relationships and networks, managing conflict, exercising influence, building personal brands, and team effectiveness.
John has published several books and he is currently on contract with the publishing arm of the American Management Association (Amacom), to write a book on positive influence in organizations with his coauthor, Mark Goulston, M.D. Amacom has committed to present the book as their lead book of 2012.
John provides executive coaching and consulting services for a wide range of Fortune 500 firms and industry leaders in technology, media/entertainment, consumer products, healthcare, finance, real estate, professional services, defense and government agencies.
Clients include Apple, Cisco Systems, Disney, Nike, Raytheon, Frito-Lay, Merrill Lynch, Swissport, Bain & Company, Deloitte Consulting, BEA, Earthlink, Johnson & Johnson, NASA, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, UBS, The Compass Group, Southern California Edison, Verizon, Yamaha and many others.
John began his career as an officer in the U.S. Air Force, where he served as a lead systems engineer for a top-secret Joint Chiefs of Staff intelligence program.
John is a frequent speaker on leadership, motivation and influence for organizations and business events. He also holds a patent in the field of travel commerce granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.