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Fred Kofman is a leadership development advisor at Google.Since 1990, Fred has designed and facilitated programs on leadership, personal mastery, team learning, organizational effectiveness, and coaching for thousands of executives and consultants worldwide. His book, Conscious Business: How to Build Value through Values, has been translated into more than 10 languages and has received numerous awards. In a New York Times interview, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg names Conscious Business as the book every business executive should read.After completing a PhD in economics from the University of California, Berkeley, Fred taught management accounting and control systems at the MIT Sloan School of Management, where he was named "Professor of the Year" in 1992. During his time at MIT, Fred worked alongside Peter Senge as a senior researcher at the Society for Organizational Learning. Fred has led seminars in the United States, Europe, South America, and Asia and has presented his research at numerous academic institutions. His academic articles have appeared in publications such as Econométrica, the Journal of Public Economics, the Fifth Discipline Fieldbook, and Organizational Dynamics. Prior to his current role at Google, Fred was a vice president and philosopher of leadership at LinkedIn.