Dr. Curtis Odom
Principal and Managing Partner
Prescient Strategists, LLC.
Curtis has over 20 years of international experience in M&A post-transaction integration, 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’ 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 has had proven success in consistently delivering business results for his clients in the following areas:
M&A Post-Transaction Integration
Enterprise Change Management
Strategic Workforce Planning
Curtis earned a doctorate of education from Pepperdine University, graduating Phi Delta Kappa. Curtis’ additional academic accomplishments include completion of a certification from Cornell University as a Certified Diversity Practitioner (CCDP).
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.
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 as well as the wildly successful Stuck in the Middle: A Generation X View of Talent Management.
Curtis’ articles, interviews, blog postings, and excerpts from his three published books have been featured online with 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.