Dr. Curtis Odom
Change Management & Organizational Culture Advisory Lead
Dr. Odom leads our Change Management and Organizational Culture Advisory Group focused on developing and delivering change management, organizational culture, executive coaching, and leadership development solutions to clients during mergers and acquisitions, and strategic business transformation initiatives. He is also the Principal and Managing Partner of Prescient Strategists, LLC.,
Curtis has over 20 years of international experience in enterprise change management, organizational effectiveness, talent management, and performance consulting as a practitioner, researcher, author, and speaker. Curtis has been a consultant and an employee with Fortune 100 companies in the industries of aerospace and defense, software engineering, consumer packaged goods, insurance and financial services, telecommunications, and healthcare.
Curtis’ articles, interviews, blog postings, and excerpts from his three published books have been featured online with Entrepreneur Magazine, Inc. Magazine, Today.com, Fortune Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, CNBC Online, Ebony Magazine, The Globe and Mail, Training Magazine, along with numerous other print and online publications. Curtis is the author of three books, Mind The Gap: Getting Business Results in Multigenerational Organizations, Generation X Approved: Top 20 Keys to Effective Leadership.
Curtis’ 10 years of military service in the United States Navy serve as a solid foundation of his expertise in strategic planning and tactical application of organizational development, change management, blended learning frameworks and integrated talent management to maximize organizational investments in human capital. Curtis earned a doctorate in organizational behavior from Pepperdine University, graduating Phi Delta Kappa. Curtis’ additional academic accomplishments include completion of a graduate certificate as a diversity practitioner (CCDP) from Cornell University, and completion of an executive program in entrepreneurship from The Sloan School of Management at MIT.
As a testament to his professional brand, Curtis was awarded the high distinction of being selected as a member of the Boston Business Journal’s Top 40 Under 40 class for 2010. Curtis is also an active member of the Alliance of Mergers and Acquisition Advisors, Association of Change Management Professionals, and American Mensa.