Frederick A. Miller
CEO and Lead StrategistCompany: The Kaleel Jamison Consulting Group, Inc.
Role: Diversity Award Winner—Winds of Change, Individual / Session Presenter Session: Safe Enough to Soar: Accelerating Trust, Inclusion and Collaboration in the Workplace (S2 - D )
As CEO and lead strategist of The Kaleel Jamison Consulting Group, Inc.—named one of Consulting magazine’s “Seven Small Jewels” in 2010—Frederick Miller specializes in developing workforce utilization strategies that accelerate results to deliver higher individual, team, and organizational performance. A pioneering change agent and thought leader in the field of organization development, he has led transformative change interventions in Fortune 50 corporations, large not-for-profit organizations, and government agencies around the world.
Fred was the first person to serve on all three boards of the most prestigious organizations in his field—ATD (formerly ASTD), Organization Development Network, and National Training Labs (NTL). Cited as a forerunner of corporate change in “The Age of Heretics: A History of the Radical Thinkers Who Reinvented Corporate Management,” Fred has been honored as one of the 40 Pioneers of Diversity by Profiles in Diversity Journal, and as one of the Legends of Diversity by the International Society of Diversity and Inclusion Professionals. In 2018, he received The Forum on Workplace Inclusion’s Winds of Change Award. He was the OD Network’s youngest Lifetime Achievement Award recipient and has received the ODN Service to the Network Award (since renamed for him).
Fred has authored more than 100 articles in journals and co-authored with Judith H. Katz, “The Inclusion Breakthrough: Unleashing the Real Power of Diversity” (2002), “Be BIG: Step Up, Step Out, Be Bold” (2008), “Opening Doors to Teamwork and Collaboration: 4 Keys that Change EVERYTHING” (2013), and the new, “Safe Enough to SOAR: Accelerating Trust, Inclusion and Collaboration in the Workplace” (November 2018, Berrett-Koehler).
Fred is a past member of the board of directors of Ben & Jerry’s Homemade, Inc., and currently serves on the boards of Day & Zimmermann, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Center for Automated Technology Systems, and Hudson Partners.