Frederick A. Miller

CEO and Lead Strategist

Company: The Kaleel Jamison Consulting Group, Inc.
Role: 2018 Diversity Award Winner—Winds of Change, Individual

As CEO and lead strategist of The Kaleel Jamison Consulting Group, Inc.—and named one of Consulting magazine’s “Seven Small Jewels” in 2010—Frederick A. 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 since 1972, Fred has led transformative change interventions in Fortune 50 corporations, large not-for-profit organizations, and government agencies throughout the United States, Europe, Australia, and Asia, including Merck, Allstate, United Airlines, Toyota, EILEEN FISHER, Northeast Utilities, Singapore Telecom, Apple Computer, the McArthur Foundation, the City of San Diego, and many others.

He was the first person to serve on all three boards of the most prestigious organizations in his field—ATD (formerly ASTD), Organization Development (OD) 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 the OD Network’s Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, its youngest at the time, 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.

He has authored over 100 articles in journals and co-authored with Judith H. Katz The Inclusion Breakthrough: Unleashing the Real Power of Diversity (2002, Berrett-Koehler), Be BIG: Step Up, Step Out, Be Bold (2008, Berrett-Koehler), Opening Doors to Teamwork and Collaboration: 4 Keys That Change EVERYTHING (2013, Berrett-Koehler), and the forthcoming Safe Enough to SOAR: Accelerating Trust, Inclusion, and Collaboration in the Workplace (Fall 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 Real Estate Partners.

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