Dr Ginny Whitelaw
DR. GINNY WHITELAW is the founder and CEO of the Institute for Zen Leadership, a Zen Master in Rinzai Zen, as well as President of Focus Leadership. She is a recognized expert in leadership development and executive coaching and has authored 4 books, including The Zen Leader and her latest, Resonate. A biophysicist by training, she combines a rich scientific background with senior leadership experience at NASA, and more than 25 years developing global leaders. Together with Mark Kiefaber, she developed the FEBI® to measure four mind-body patterns of personality, and trains practitioners worldwide in how to apply FEBI in their work. Prior to that, Dr. Whitelaw spent 10 years at NASA, where she became the Deputy Manager for integrating the International Space Station Program. She led a large-scale change effort to re-align the management of the Space Station Program using cross-functional teams and was awarded NASA’s Exceptional Service Medal for her efforts.