Karin Klenke, PhD is the Chief Leadership Development Officer at the Leadership Development Institute (LDI) International, an international consulting firm specializing in the design and delivery of customized and public leadership development and education programs. As a leadership consultant, she develops, designs and implements leadership development programs for senior executives in private and public sector organizations to include leadership succession planning, scenario planning, women in leadership and leadership genealogy and legacy in addition to public and customized leadership workshops and seminars. Dr. Klenke was past president of the Association/International Association of Management and has held numerous academic appointments at the universities of Colorado, Richmond, Maryland and The George Washington and Northcentral University. She has served as Founding Editor and Editor-in-Chief of management and leadership journals and currently serves on numerous editorial boards. Her publications include books, monographs and journal articles in leadership, management, psychology, women’s studies and methodological journals.
Dr. Klenke’s areas of expertise include strategic planning, organizational development, executive and life coaching, team-building, change management, contract negotiations, proposal writing, and quantitative and qualitative data analyses; extensive editorial and conference management experience.