Christopher Avery

Christopher Avery

Speaker, Author and Business Advisor
location_on United States

Member since 6 years


Christopher Avery

Specialises In (based on submitted proposals)
leadership beyond-agile

Christopher is recognized world-wide for his deep expertise and mastery of The Responsibility ProcessTM -- the only how-to-approach for understanding, taking, and teaching personal responsibility, the first principle of success in any endeavor.

A sought-after speaker, author, and business advisor on responsible leadership, teamwork, and agile change for companies like GAP, Wells Fargo, and eBay, Christopher is known for his cutting- edge work to demystify and then develop practical team leadership skills for engineers and other technical professionals. He wrote the popular classic Teamwork Is An Individual Skill for everyone who is fed up with working in bad teams.

He is the visionary force behind The Leadership GiftTM Program and its growing worldwide community of accredited leaders and coaches.

Christopher is president of PartnerwerksTM Inc, the company he co-founded in 1991 to document best practices for collaborating under competitive conditions. Today, Partnerwerks applies groundbreaking discoveries about personal responsibility and performance to support leaders intent on rapidly building highly reliable, agile, engaged, and accelerating teams and cultures.

He co-authored the Declaration of Interdependence and co-founded the Agile Project Leadership Network dedicated to connecting, developing, and supporting great project leaders.

Christopher earned his Doctorate in Communication of Technology from The University of Texas at Austin where he occasionally lectures. He is a Visiting Scholar at Capella University.

Christopher is an Eagle Scout, a member of the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi, and was honored by Kent State University Ashtabula (2010) and by the combined Ashtabula High Schools (2011) for lifelong achievement.

The author of hundreds of articles and commentaries about individual and collective performance at work, Christopher is a popular source for the media.