Meet Jim Kouzes

Jim Kouzes is a Fellow of the Doerr Institute for New Leaders at Rice University and the coauthor of The Leadership Challenge and over a dozen original publications on leadership. He began his lifelong career in education while serving in the Peace Corps in the late 1960s, and since then, founded the Joint Center for Human Services Development at San Jose State University, directed the Executive Development Center, Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University, and served as president, CEO, and chairman of the Tom Peters Company. Jim has received numerous awards and recognition during his career, including acknowledgment as one of the twelve best executive educators in the US, according to The Wall Street Journal.