Jeff Warren is the President of Barkley Consulting Group, a Management Consulting Firm that combines real-world experience with thought leadership to bring transformative solutions to organizations. He is a creative and innovative thinker who uses a Design Thinking approach to help businesses and institutions explore possibilities of what could be – and to create desired outcomes that benefit the end-user. Jeff has a successful track record of using creativity and innovation to unlock the potential found within people to help them think differently and design solutions that meet the unmet needs of their customers.
Jeff has over 30 years of leadership and innovation experience in the Consumer Packaged Goods industry, with a focus on business and technology. He has held a variety of IT leadership roles around strategy development, IT/Business alignment, innovation, retail, and business intelligence. Jeff is a guest lecturer and speaker and has a reputation as a strong communicator who understands his audience and gets his points across in a clear, concise manner. Jeff has a strong passion for innovation and works in an advisory capacity for start-ups in the technology sector. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from Hofstra University and a Certificate of Professional Development from Wharton School of Management, University of Pennsylvania. Jeff received his training in Design Thinking at the Design School at Stanford University.
On a personal note, Jeff frequently volunteers to help those in need and was the driving force behind the “Global Day of Service” at Estee Lauder, a global volunteer effort of over 300+ IT employees who gave up a day in their lives to help others. Jeff spends his spare time golfing, cycling, and traveling with his wife and family.