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Tom Peters

Tom PetersAKA Thomas J. Peters

Born: 7-Nov-1942
Birthplace: Baltimore, MD

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: In Search of Excellence

Military service: US Navy (1966-70)

Served in Vietnam and Washington for the Navy, and then was employed by McKinsey, a management consultant firm of which he became a partner in 1979. He served as Senior White House drug abuse advisor 1973-74, and became a globally-known business management guru with the 1982 publication of In Search of Excellence, with Robert Waterman.

    University: BCE, Cornell University
    University: MCE, Cornell University
    University: MBA, Stanford University (1972)
    University: PhD, Stanford University (1977)

    McKinsey & Company Partner (1974-81)
    White House Staff Senior Drug Abuse Advisor (1973-74)
    Bill Bradley for President
    Dean for America
    The Independent Institute Advisory Board
    Kerry Victory 2004
    Obama for America
    Toastmasters

Official Website:
http://www.tompeters.com/

Author of books:
In Search of Excellence (1982, with Robert Waterman)
A Passion for Excellence: The Leadership Difference (1985, with Nancy Austin)
Thriving on Chaos: Handbook for a Management Revolution (1987)
Liberation Management: Nescessary Disorganization for the Nanosecond Nineties (1992)
The Pursuit of Wow! Every Person's Guide to Topsy-Turvy Times (1994)
The Circle of Innovation: You Can't Shrink Your Way to Greatness (1997)
Re-Imagine! A New Business Model for the New Century (2003)


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