Scot Faulkner Biography

Scot Faulkner

Mr. Faulkner is the author of the critically acclaimed bestseller, "Naked Emperors; The Failure of the Republican Revolution?. He advises numerous corporations on strategic change and leadership including, the American Management Association, ANZ Bank, Blue Cross Blue Shield, ConAgra, Hershey Foods, Independent Insurance Agents of America, Lockheed Martin, Marriott, O-Cedar, Prudential, RR Donnelly, the Smithsonian Institution, and the World Bank. He also works with governments and corporations in emerging economies, including Afghanistan, Bolivia, China, Dubai, Egypt, and Qatar. His articles on leadership, management reform, and global competitiveness are published in The New York Times, The Washington Times, and various business publications. He has appeared on Bloomberg, CBS News, CNN, CSPAN, FOX, NPR, PBS, VOA, and numerous talk radio programs.

In 1995, Scot Faulkner was elected the first Chief Administrative Officer of the U.S. House of Representatives. He oversaw a $1 billion annual budget and all nonlegislative operations, which served 14,000 employees and 3 million tourists. His business-based reforms rebuilt the integrity of House operations and saved over $148 million. His reforms became a model for the operation of 44 national parliaments around the world and were named one of the Top 100 Innovations in American Government by the Ford Foundation and Harvard University.

Mr. Faulkner was the National Director of Personnel for the Reagan Bush Campaign of 1980. He went on to serve in the Presidential Transition and on the White House Staff. During the Reagan Administration, Mr. Faulkner held executive positions at the Federal Aviation Administration, the General Services Administration, and the Peace Corps. His accomplishments have been recognized with 26 management awards and four letters of commendation from the President of the United States.

Mr. Faulkner earned a Masters Degree in Public Administration from American University and a Bachelors Degree in Government from Lawrence University. He studied at the London School of Economics and at Georgetown University. Mr. Faulkner has been a guest lecturer at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland and at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. He serves on the boards of numerous corporations and foundations including: World Trade Partnership, Kinexum Pharmaceuticals, Peimex Trucking, The University of Maryland's Center for Leadership Innovation and Change (CLIC), the Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership, and the George Washington Institute of Living Ethics.

Faulkner Bio

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November 11, 2010
Scot interviewed about the new Republican Majority by Fox News.

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November 10, 2010
Naked Emperors: Must Read! 'Naked Emperors' endorsed as a 'must read' for incoming Members of Congress.

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October 16, 2010
Scot speaks on behalf of Independent and Republican candidates at election rally.

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October 10, 2010
Scot speaks on behalf of Independent and Republican candidates at election forum.

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October 1, 2010
Scot speaks on new Challenges for 21st Century Leaders at inaugural forum for CLIC.

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September 20, 2010
Scot speaks to IT executives about Emotional Intelligence.