Matthew R. Kutz (Ph.D. in Global Leadership) conceptualized the Contextual Intelligence Model™, created the Contextual Intelligence Workshop™ and developed and validated the Contextual Intelligence Profile™. He is an award-winning professor, award winning author, TEDx speaker, International Scholar, and Fulbright Scholar. He is passionate about helping others achieve high-level leadership and outstanding organizational performance. He is an Associate Professor in the College of Education and Human Development at Bowling Green State University in Ohio, USA. His teaching, research, and leadership development interests are in reaching the highest levels of organizational and personal performance and facilitating all facets of leadership and change initiatives.
Matt has been the recipient of several awards including, outstanding faculty research and scholarship, faculty service and service-learning awards, teaching awards, outstanding alumni awards, and multiple Who’s Who awards. His book, Contextual Intelligence: Using 3D Thinking to Help Resolve Complexity, Uncertainty, and Ambiguity was honored for Innovation and Cutting-Edge Perspective by the 2013 Leadership Book Awards. He is also the author of a three other widely used textbook and books on leadership and management. In addition to his books, textbooks, and chapters he has published dozens of articles and papers in several academic and professional journals and serves as a journal editor for two academic journals. Matt is active in leadership consulting and corporate leadership development with clients from multinational, Fortune 500, NGO’s, and grassroots organizations including: ProMedica Health Systems, Procter & Gamble, Marathon Petroleum Company, Toledo Public Schools, Advanced Biological Marketing, Inc., Airtel Ltd, and World Relief. Matt also served as a Fulbright Scholar to the University of Rwanda, and has worked and lectured in a dozen different countries around the world on Contextual Intelligence and leadership. Matt is married to his best friend and love of his life Angie (Dunn); together they have two sons Nathan, and Jonathan, and live in Northwest Ohio.