Dennis Hill, Ph.D., HRIP, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
CEO/Technopreneur, Board & C-Suite Change Catalyzer™
#1 International Bestselling Business Author, Speaker, and Educator
Sagacity Llc, Leutheria Llc, and Consortium DeHR
For forty years, Dennis Hill, Ph.D. has been a change catalyst and integrated solutions architect, serving on more than 20 boards in business, industry, and education, publishing #1 bestselling business books, and receiving awards for innovative technology and educational programming. Today, he spends much of his time writing and speaking internationally and advising organizations through board-level engagements on the future of work and workforce recruitment, increasing representation of minorities in STEM fields, and integrating organizations to improve productivity and profitability.
As a young professor in the '80s and '90s, Dr. Hill founded one of the first accredited computer science & engineering programs in the USA. Concurrently, he worked strategically and tactically with businesses, leading to the development of the first enterprise-class CRM solution on Oracle/Sun networks that integrated ERP. He was the first to envision and extend contact relationship management processes from sales, to supply chains and vendor management, as well as workforce recruitment and HCM. His mantra, that "education is our greatest force for social progress," summarizes his commitment to formal and continuing education, professional development, and certifications. Dr. Hill has earned degrees in biomedical, electrical, and computer science engineering, business, and law, and he is active in SHRM and HRCI, the Society for Manufacturing Engineers, and a Practitioner in the Assn. for Conflict Resolution.
As a committed volunteer, Dennis served as a biomedical engineer and assisted in wound care at Port-au-Prince, Haiti in the immediate aftermath of the 2010 earthquake with Hope International, and as part of IHRIM, he co-founded the Consortium DeHR, an international body dedicated to the secure, on-chain specification, development and certification of IT solutions for a global workforce (www.DeHR.org).