John King

Founding Partner and CEO of Cultural Architecture, Inc. and the Cultural Architecture Institute. Cultural Architecture is an education oriented consulting firm focusing on strategic Leadership, Strategy and Cultural Change issues, and the strategic training and development of Key Executives.

John is co-author of The Coaching Revolution, from Adams Media, presenting best practices in the field of business and executive coaching. His second book, the New York Times best selling Tribal Leadership, published by HarperCollins, underlies a rigorous multi-year training for leaders, executives and managers entitled Tapped-In®, that leads to certification as an Associate, Member, and ultimately, Fellow & Examiner of The Cultural Architecture Institute.

John was ten-year member of the leadership development team at Sierra Health Foundation and served on faculty at Collier’s University, CB Richard Ellis University, and The California Leadership Institute. He is a frequent lecturer in the Marshall School of Business and the School of Public Policy, Planning, and Development at the University of Southern California. John delivers the capstone module, “The Cultural Map, Triads and Strategy”, for the University of Arizona Eller College of Management, Southwest Leadership Program, and was the 2012 Visiting Leadership Scholar lecturing on “Culture, Triads and Strategy” at the University of Oklahoma.

John is in demand as a keynote speaker and is internationally recognized as a senior teacher, coach, and program leader. His executive clientele have been featured on all major television networks and in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Forbes. A brief sampling of John’s corporate, public sector and pro bono clients include Intel, Cedars-Sinai Health System, SEHA (Abu Dhabi) Southern California Edison, CB Richard Ellis, Colliers International, The California State Appointed Executives, Amgen, The American Express High Potential Executive Development Program, The Executive Committee of The Los Angeles Department of Public Health, The Space Frontier Foundation, The Annenberg Foundation, The Cambridge Circle, and 1st Service Solutions.

He has recently joined the faculty of the Society of International Business Fellows’ Central Eurasian Leadership Academy (CELA) and Middle East Leadership Academy (MELA). Additionally, he is an Honorary Professor with the Moscow International Leadership Academy.

John is a facilitator of The Samurai Game® invented by George Leonard and certified by the Leonard Family Trust. He also conducts an intensive annual seminar regarding the establishment and sustainability of Communities of Honor, entitled The Gatherings of Santa Fe.

He is currently developing his next book, Cultural Architecture: Building Stage 4 Communities of Honor. John lives in Cedar Crest, New Mexico.


Tel: +6685-241-5313