D. Keith Pigues

Luminas Strategy
and Author of Winning with Customers

D. Keith Pigues is the founder and CEO of Luminas Strategy -- a strategic marketing consultancy, Chairman of CulTrue, Inc - a culture analytics and employee performance company, global speaker, women’s leadership advocate, as well as a  former c-suite executive and business school dean.  His life purpose: To help people get more out of work and life than they ever thought possible.

He served as Chief Marketing Officer or senior marketing leader for RR Donnelley, Honeywell International (Automotive Sector), ADP Dealer Services (now CDK Global), Cemex (U.S. Operations) and private-equity backed Ply Gem Industries.  He also served as Professor of Leadership at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School and Senior Academic Officer / Dean of the School of Business at North Carolina Central University.

He speaks and leads executive leadership sessions globally to help organizations and their employees GET MORE from the investment of resources and talent in corporate careers and entrepreneurial pursuits – with an emphasis on developing a support team of mentors, coaches and sponsors to propel individuals to greater success.  He served as a featured speaker at the Google For Entrepreneurs conference in 2016 - 2019.  He also served as a featured speaker at the Executive Leadership Council’s Mid-Level Managers Symposium (2012 – 2019) and Leadership Week (2014 – 2018) on a range of topics to support career performance and acceleration. He has served as the only male speaker for the Executive Leadership Council’s highly acclaimed Strategic Pathways Program for women business leaders (2017 – 2019).

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