HOWARD PUTNAM

THIS SPEAKER'S SET FEE PLACES HIM/HER WITHIN THE RANGE OF:

$15,001 to $25,000
 
TRAVELS FROM: California

VIDEOS:

SPEECH TITLES AND/OR TOPICS   Click Here for Detailed Description

  • Visioning: Some Play The Game, Others Change The Way The Game Is Played
  • Leadership: Successful Strategies Through Turbulence
  • Innovation: Creating a Culture and Process for Ideas to Hatch
  • Change: Transforming Organizations Successfully and Profitably
  • People and Culture: Hiring Attitudes and Developing Their Skills
  • The Ultimate Challenge in Ethics: Are You Really the Person Your Dog Thinks You Are?

Categories

Change | Customer Service | Future | Leadership | Management | Stress Management | Ethics | Marketing

Biography

Howard Putnam’s ultimate objective is “bottom line improvement.”  He believes that cultures that place “people” as their #1 priority have the greatest long-term impact and success. He is the former CEO of the highly successful Southwest Airlines whose foundation and culture placed people first.

Later, when recruited to be the CEO of failing Braniff International, he was the 1st CEO to successfully restructure a major airline into...through, and out of Chapter 11. Earlier he spent over twenty years with United Airlines, his final position being Group VP of Marketing.

He has been an entrepreneur and has served as a director of several startup technology companies. He is an author, speaker and advisor on business issues, change, leadership and ethics. HarperCollins published his first book, The Winds of Turbulence.  Harvard University wrote a case study on his Braniff experiences, “The Ethics of Bankruptcy.”

He has an MBA in Marketing from the University of Chicago and attended Harvard’s Advanced Management Program. Howard grew up on an Iowa farm and learned to fly out of a pasture.

His wife is a native of Ohio and a former flight attendant. Their son is an airline Captain based in Charlotte, and daughter is in public relations and advertising in Reno. Howard and his wife live in the mountains near Reno and Lake Tahoe.

BOOKS    Search For A Book

  • The Winds of Turbulence

Live chat by BoldChat
My Favorite Speakers
 

Similar Speaker

Billy Cox
A talented author, speaker and success coach, Billy Cox has a message that transcends age, culture and occupation. He is the author of the 2004 books You Gotta Get in the Game, and the very popular The Dream
More>>

John Kotter

John P. Kotter is internationally known and widely regarded as the foremost expert on the topics of Leadership and Transformation. He is the Konosuke Matsushita Professor of Leadership, Emeritus at the Harvard Business School and a graduate of MIT and
More>>

Gary Kunath
Gary M. Kunath is the Founder and former CEO of the Summit Group, which he started in his basement on his sons’ elementary school desk. He grew the business to a multi-million dollar global enterprise and is recognized as
More>>

Matthew May

EDIT founder Matthew E. May has the best job in the world: part creativity coach, part innovation catalyst. He works with creative teams all over the world, helping them track down elegant solutions to complex problems. On matters of innovation
More>>


TRANSLATE:
Cartier's achievements in Fine fake rolex Watchmaking are the fruit of a constantly innovative approach at the service of highly distinctive aesthetics. Its past as an inventor and designer has given rise to a style that favours volume and shapes. The same swiss replica watches drive can be seen in the Maison's technical concepts: their freedom and importance have enabled Cartier to revolutionise the representation of time with replica watches Watchmaking pieces that adhere to the rolex replica Manufacture's highest standards.