Manny Elkind has been President and founder of Mindtech for 25 years specializing in teaching and consulting in the field of executive education and development. He teaches leaders new ways to get insights and courage to make decisions that simultaneously support the organization's goals and personal values. His objectives are to find ways to balance productivity, creativity and work satisfaction to get great results that are sustainable. His services include in-person training programs, on-going consulting and webinars. Two of his most important tools are Personal Values Hierarchies and the HBDI Thinking Preference Profile. As a senior manager, he directed manufacturing and product development teams during his 30-year career at Polaroid. He led experiments that discovered ways of accelerating the development of leadership, relationships and productive work environments. He founded Mindtech in 1988 to continue this work.