Joe Ottinger has over 25 years of operating leadership and management consulting experience having worked with highly successful global 1000 and rapidly scaling middle market companies. The focus throughout his career has been on scaling companies with a focus on strategic growth, improved operational execution, leading change, and up-skilling leadership to address the demands of growth. Joe was one of the co-founders of Kotter International. Subsequently, Joe started his own management consulting and training firm focused on scaling middle market companies. Joe is an author and thought leader in the areas of business value creation, strategy execution, innovation, and leadership. He is a graduate of Harvard Business School and Cornell University. Joe lives in Seattle with his wife and has three grown children.