Robert K. Cooper is an independent scholar who has spent more than twenty years researching leadership, health science, transformational change, and organizational effectiveness. He is CEO of Advanced Intelligence Technologies, an executive and organizational consulting and training firm headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and San Francisco. He has lectured at the Stanford Executive Program and the Masters Forum: Foundations for Leadership, and serves as an adjunct faculty member in the Ph.D. program at the Union Institute Graduate School in Cincinnati, where he earned his doctorate in health and psychology.
Dr. Cooper is managing partner of AIT Learning Systems, and a partner in Q-Metrics, the San Francisco-based measurement data firm — with over 1,500 corporate clients — which created the EQ Map and Organizational EQ Profiles. He serves as consultant to such organizations as 3M and Arthur Andersen & Co., and has designed and presented leadership training and professional education programs for prominent organizations in the United States and abroad — including 3M, Arthur Andersen & Co., Andersen Worldwide, AT&T, Motorola, Cargill, Pepsico, SmithKline Beecham, CIGNA, North Memorial Medical Center & Health Care, and Hyatt Corporation.
Dr. Cooper is a top-rated corporate speaker and the author of several books, including The Performance Edge: New Strategies to Maximize Work Effectiveness and Competitive Advantage. He lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with his wife and children.