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Chris White

Chris White


The founder of Rivebank, Chris is a thought leader, consultant, coach, facilitator, and educator.

Chris is co-author of Changing Your Company From the Inside Out (HBR Press), and a recipient of the Aspen Institute’s “Ideas Worth Teaching Award” for excellence in business education. His thought leadership has been widely featured, including by TED, HBR, Forbes, Fast Company, Inc., and Chief Executive magazines. He is proud to be a Faculty Associate at the Center for Positive Organizations and adjunct faculty in Management & Organizations at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.

Chris fundamentally believes that workplaces can and should be vehicles for people to learn, grow, create, connect, and contribute to meaningful outcomes. But over time, sometimes they can get blocked. With the right approach and commitment, they can be unblocked – leading to better results and experiences for everyone involved.

Chris lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan, together with his wife Katy, kids Crosby and Kaylie, their dog Ringo, and cat McCatney.

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