Professor Clendenin has addressed thousands of people internationally while public speaking, delivering conference keynotes and developing workshops for business professionals, International Organizations and Governments. The first half of John's life included serving 38 years in the United States Marine Corps, international athletic competition, coaching as a sports psychologist for the 1984 Olympic team and running for the U.S. Congress. John retired as an executive at Xerox Corporation in 1998 and joined the Senior Faculty at Harvard Business School. He currently teaches on-line courses as a Distinguished Visiting Professor for IE Business School in Madrid, Spain where is also Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Programs of IE University. His research work involves the development of Global leadership traits and principles for effective multicultural change. John is the founder of Inner Circle Logistics and the Supply Chain Centers of Regional Excellence (SCCORE). The company is focused on complex Systems of Systems (SoS) interoperability in trade facilitation and Electronic Health Records (EHR). He was first selected for listing in Who’s Who in the World in 1995 and in Who’s Who in Science and Engineering in 1998. He was awarded a U.S. Business Process Patent (7,155,455 B2) in 2006.
John is an author of books, articles and Haiku poetry, he lives on St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands with his wife Bonnie and spends the summer season in the Adirondack Mountains of New York. They have three grown children, Trevor, Stacy, Ryan and one grandson, Tristan.
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Professor Clendenin focuses on the idea that in today's fast changing business world, it is critical that when it comes to talent, we need to "take what we get and make it what you want." It is the responsibility of ...Read more
Professor John Clendenin explains that it is the leader's responsibility to deploy talent correctly and compares talent management to the strategic game of chess. Professor Clendenin states that it is critical to know the ...
Join IE Professor John Clendenin in an online session based on “Positive Leadership” principles and Clendenin’s experience with Xerox Corporation, The United States Marine Corps, and as an international athlete.