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About the author

Raymond L. Newkirk, Psy.D., Ph.D., Ph.D.

Raymond L. Newkirk is an internationally respected consulting specialist. 

Dr. Newkirk originated the Ulthule™ approach to human performance and the Applied Intuitive Solutions™ Inventive Problem Solving Knowledge Base System.

His professional background includes a distinguished career in multicultural research, human system design, and executive development. He has presented the Keynote Address to global audiences. He is the Founder & CEO of the Systems Management Institute, a firm that applies human systems design to the building of high performance organizations. He was Founder and Chairman of Bay University, an innovative E-Learning Company.

He has enjoyed a life-long interest in business and enterprise incubation. He founded his first company at the age of 16, a janitorial service with three employees, and has organized start-ups & joint ventures ever since.

Dr. Newkirk has served in diverse industries and executive capacities. He was a Senior Fellow of the Monterey Bay Management Group. He served as Chief Operating Office of Mindmaker, Inc. of San Jose, California, an early A/I and neural net pioneer that won Best of Comdex two years consecutively during the revolution in Silicon Valley. He also served as President and Chief Operating Officer of P.Q. Information Group, b.v. the Netherlands, an innovative company that pioneered Business Rules processing software development, and Founder of the International Association of Information Management.

Dr. Newkirk has worked for three Heads-of-State. He led projects for the Minister of Defense and Aviation and the Royal Saudi Naval Forces for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Office of the President, Republic of the Philippines.

Dr. Newkirk has led industry-changing engagements for Southwest Bell, Bank of America, and Dell Computers. He was a VIP Priority Guest of the CNN World Business Development Congress.

He was invited as a visiting Ambassador in Business Development and Technology Transfer to the Soviet Union and as an expert guest to development conferences in Cairo, Egypt and Oxford, England.

He presented seminars for Technology Transfer, Rome, I.B.C. London and Amsterdam and S.I.B.C. Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.