Dr. Woody

Speaking in Work Culture: The Great Resignation and the Generational Divide at 9:45 am for the New Power Culture track.

Enter America’s work-life psychologist Michael “Dr. Woody” Woodward, PhD. Think of Dr. Woody as the Dr. Phil of work, a “workologist” if you will. Dr. Woody is an organizational psychologist and CEC certified professional coach with a passion for helping business owners, executives, and entrepreneurs create their own certainty in this ever-changing and uncertain world. He is author of the amazon.com top selling career book, The YOU Plan, he writes a weekly column called Career Hot Seat featured on FoxBusiness.com and he appears regularly across a multitude of networks to discuss the everyday workplace and life blend challenges we all face.

Dr. Woody started his career as a human resources consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers and then became a project manager with IBM Global Business Services in Washington DC before turning down an executive track to go back to school to pursue a PhD in the subject he loves, psychology. In 2005 Dr. Woody founded the consulting firm Human Capital Integrated (HCI) to focus on helping new managers and seasoned executives find their sweet spot and develop as leaders. Since launching HCI he has worked with such clients as Bacardi, SAP, Grey Goose Vodka, Century 21 Real Estate, VMware, The Miami Herald, and Ernst & Young.

Dr. Woody currently serves on the board and as a faculty member at the Florida International University Center for Leadership in Miami where he works with high potential talent and hard-charging C-suite executives. Dr. Woody is also on faculty with the Institute for Management Studies where he travels the country training budding new managers from major companies including BOSE, McDonald’s, Verizon, Liberty Mutual, and NASA.


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