Robert A. Carpenter is the President of InSight Management Development and provides advisory and training services that boost initiative, creative thinking, and commitment on the job. The company’s seminars tackle problems in a number of key areas, including the development of high-achieving leaders and teams. Bob also delivers seminars for the American Management Association and for ESI International, the recognized leader in project management training and consulting. In the previous 20 years, he held numerous sales and training posts at IBM and at the Digital Equipment Corporation. Recognized since the 1980s for his work in Asia and Europe as well as in the United States, Mr. Carpenter typically trains over 800 managers and technical professionals annually. In recent years, he has conducted seminars for such varied enterprises as Verizon, IBM Austria, Prudential Life, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Motorola, Dow Jones & Co., Cayman National Bank, PepsiCo Puerto Rico, and the New York City Department of Environmental Protection. He is also a former trustee of New York City’s Cathedral of St. John the Divine, the largest gothic cathedral in the world. He holds an MBA degree from Columbia University.