Louis Carter is CEO and co-founder of Best Practice Institute, Chairman of the BPI Senior Executive Board and author of over 12 books on best practices and organizational leadership that have been translated into Korean, Mandarin, Spanish and distributed throughout bookstores, universities, and organizations throughout every major continent. He works with organizations such as the Pentagon, United
Louis Carter is CEO and co-founder of Best Practice Institute, Chairman of the BPI Senior Executive Board and author of over 12 books on best practices and organizational leadership that have been translated into Korean, Mandarin, Spanish and distributed throughout bookstores, universities, and organizations throughout every major continent. He works with organizations such as the Pentagon, United Nations, USAWC, among others creating sustainable and purposeful partnerships that help promote positive working environments for people around the world and the Fortune 500 organizations on BPI's Senior Executive Board such as Bristol Myers Squibb, Tyco, Pfizer, KeyBank, MasterCard, Hilton Worldwide, Aramco, Baxalta, among many others. He has won the Leadership Excellence award, and was awarded the Top HR Product of the Year Award by the HR Tech Conference for his creation of skillrater.com. His most recent book, the Change Champion's Fieldguide has been listed as one of the top 100 books in Organization Change on amazon.com. His other books, Best Practices in Talent Management and Best Practices in Leadership Development and Organization Change have been on the top 10 list for books on leadership development on amazon. He is a frequent contributor and has been mentioned in Fast Company, Investor's Business Daily, Business Watch Magazine, Pando Daily and CIO Magazine. He has held numerous advisor, facilitation and acceleration roles focusing on public relations, research, and technology consulting.
Founder and Co-Chairman @ Best Practice Institute’s Senior Executive Board (SEB) is comprised of the top talent management and leadership development executives in the world. Prospective members must be recommended, vetted and approved by the existing peer group. The group takes part in next practice benchmarking sessions, peer practice validation, over-the-shoulder consulting, online and face to face leadership development, online social learning, networking and benchmarking and alignment with their organization teams. Each Board member and their top team is given access to the BPI Social Learning and Benchmarking Portal, bestpracticeinstitute.org which houses over 350+ online learning sessions, benchmarking features, chat features, a BPI-developed transfer of learning evaluation app feature, chatting, groups, and full corporate social networking features. BPI employees work closely with the Board member and his/her top team to ensure full participation, engagement, and alignment with the BPIworld.com SAAS, BPI Social network, as well as with their individual Benchmark-It and individual research questions. BPI provides a highly customer-centric, consultative approach to providing rapid, fast-action answers to Board member's pressing challenges. This SAAS was developed and created by BPI expressly for the BPI Senior Executive Board. BPI SEB members develop strong business cases for their programs, as well as connect directly to the agenda of their CEO and Boards, and show ROI for their work. They are at the forefront of their field, leading the way for innovative and forward thinking practices that others outside of this peer group fail to implement.
Top talent leaders have been chosen and accepted at organizations such as Walmart, Bank of America, MasterCard, BP, Johnson & Johnson, Thomson Reuters, BlackRock, Thomson Reuters, Hilton Hotels Worldwide, Saudi Aramco, Pfizer, Merck, Novelis, Humana and more... From September 2001 to Present (14 years 4 months) CEO and President @ Best Practice Institute is an award-winning leadership development center, think tank, product development incubator, solutions provider, peer network, research institute and online learning portal with more than 10,000 corporate and individual learning members around the world. BPI's entire subscriber base includes over 42,000 managers, coaches, directors, VP's, SVP's, and C-level's of branded, "household-name" Fortune 500/Global 1000 organizations worldwide. Corporate members include many of the world's top corporations such as including Wal-Mart, Tyco, Pfizer, Liberty Mutual, Humana, KeyBank, Cigna, Hilton Worldwide, Black Rock, MasterCard, Novelis, BP, Aramco, CIT and Thomson Reuters. The BPI Board has held site visits and partnership meetings with the US Army War College, United Nations, The Pentagon, New York Stock Exchange, among other major International agencies. New BPI is based in West Palm Beach, FL, and is on the web at http://www.bestpracticeinstitute.org. BPI is ranked as one of the top ten "Best in Leadership Development" by Leadership Excellence Magazine and develops research and other products on its Senior Executive Board's areas of demand. BPI's most recent product incubation is skillrater.com, a 360-degree feedback tool built on a social platform. BPI produces The Top CEO Award along with Top Best Practices Awards for exceptional leadership, talent and management programs yearly.
BPI provides a custom social networking, learning and benchmarking platform located at: http://www.bpiworld.com as well as its own proprietary, award-winning assessment and productivity measurement tool on a social networking platform: http://www.skillrater.com From September 2001 to Present (14 years 4 months) West Palm Beach, Florida AreaCo Chairman and CEO @ Manage, facilitate and lead learning activities, research, Fast Action Benchmarking (FAB Sessions), and online social learning and collaboration platform and tools for the Senior Executive Board member community of SVPs, C-levels in Talent Management, Human Resources, and Leadership Development. Provide research, peer networking, thought leadership, benchmarking and high level custom outcomes-driven membership offerings. From January 2005 to Present (11 years) West Palm Beach, Florida Area
MA with honors, Organizational Leadership @ Columbia UniversityPolitical Science and Organization Behavior and Management @ Brown UniversityMBA level courses in, Organization Management, Finance, and Operations @ Harvard Extension SchoolBA cum laude, Economics and Government @ Connecticut CollegeCum laude @ The Williams School From 1985 to 1991 Louis Carter is skilled in: Leadership Development, Coaching, Organizational Development, Executive Coaching, Talent Management, Organizational Effectiveness, Management Consulting, Strategic Planning, Change Management, Corporate Social Media, 360 Degree Assessment, Strategy, Thought Leadership, Social Networking, Career Development