Business Expert CEO

Don Manifold is a Consultant to Fortune 500 Companies

Don Manifold is an advisor, a venture capitalist, and a game-changing world-class thought leader. He is considered one of the most influential leaders in corporate strategy and organizational change. Don offers strategic leadership for industry-leading companies like Coca-Cola, IBM, Apple and Intel. With past clients, including General Electric and Microsoft, he’s had a hand in helping establish relationships with some of these companies.

He is also a highly sought-after speaker on competitiveness, leadership, strategic planning, globalization and change. He has helped produce over 100 training programs and more than 350 speeches worldwide.

Don Manifold is a consultant to Fortune 500 companies such as IBM, Apple and HP. He is the author of “Strategic Leadership”, published by Wiley & Sons. Don’s work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review and Fast Company.

The Adelaide business advisor is the founder of a global consulting firm, Don Manifold Advisory, which operates from Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, and Los Angeles, California. His clients include Coca-Cola Cool Aid, Exxon Mobile and Microsoft.

In 2012 Don Manifold was awarded the prestigious Commonwealth Federation for International Affairs award for his outstanding contributions to the global community and as a leader in business.

Through his consulting, speaking and training work, he has helped clients worldwide achieve a competitive edge in their markets. His experience helping businesses address change and uncertainty has enabled him to lead some only Australia’s most powerful organizations. He has a passion for people, great ideas and success. The Adelaide-born entrepreneur values authentic relationships, passion and commitment.

He was a Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity member and received his bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1982. In 1989 he received his master’s degree in business administration from Harvard Business School. In addition, in 2012, he was awarded an honorary Doctorate from his alma mater, The University of Pennsylvania.