Claudette Rowley, the principal of Cultural Brilliance, is a change consultant, cultural designer, and executive coach, and the Director of People and Culture at Appli-Tec, a manufacturing company in the adhesives industry. Claudette is passionate about helping leaders and organizations resolve complex organizational problems in ways that honor the intelligence of their cultural system and the brilliance of their people. She helps organizations create cultures that pro-actively adapt to change in ways that decrease stress, inspire learning, and promote organizational health.
For 20 years, Claudette has consulted, trained and coached executive leaders and teams at Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, higher education, and start-ups to create a pro-active and innovative workplace culture that delivers outstanding results throughout all areas of an organization.
Claudette’s background includes experience working with technology companies such as Medtronic, Offensive Security, and Reveal Imaging, educational institutions such as Boston University School of Law and MIT, as well as non-profit organizations, and small businesses. Claudette leads systemic cultural transformations and coaches individuals and teams to lead and communicate strategically in a wide range of complex situations, including rapid organizational or cultural changes. Since 1993, she has designed organizational programs that solve problems, receive high reviews, and create buy-in and engagement.
Claudette is the creator of the Cultural Brilliance System™ and has hosted a globally syndicated radio show. Claudette also teaches a course on culture and communication at Northeastern University and is the author of the book Cultural Brilliance: The DNA of Organizational Excellence (2019).