Chief Learning Officer
Robert White is a frequent keynote speaker and workshop leader on organizational leadership, successfully handling rapid change, entrepreneurial success and being more personally effective.
Robert’s experience encompasses over thirty years in the training industry. He was President of pioneer personal growth seminar company Mind Dynamics Inc., and was founder and President of Lifespring, Inc. He founded and served as Chairman of ARC International from 1978-2001 and worked closely with its corporate and individual clients throughout Asia, South America, Europe and North America. ARC International, under Robert’s leadership, graduated over 500,000 participants from its high impact experiential seminars and served over 1000 corporations.
Robert White has “turned on” and inspired diverse groups including United Telephone, JPMorganChase, Young Presidents Organization (YPO), World Business Academy, The American Chamber of Commerce in Japan and Hong Kong plus Rotary Clubs from Aspen to Singapore.
Robert White has served as a vice president of the Instructional Systems Association, and has served as Asian regional vice chairman of the Pacific Basin Economic Council. As a member of the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan, he served as chairman of several committees, and as a member of the Board of Governors. Robert was elected a Fellow of The World Business Academy in 1999. The World Scout Foundation honored Robert as a Baden Powell Fellow; he is co‑author of the award winning photo essay book, One World, One People; and author of Living an Extraordinary Life. Nightingale Conant published an audio home-study adaptation of Robert’s book.
Living out his commitment to contribute toward a world that works for all people, Robert actively supports the Sarvodaya community development organization in Sri Lanka, The Kempe Center for Child Abuse and Neglect and The Adoption Exchange. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Plant-It 2020 and the Board of Advisors of New Dimensions Radio. Robert founded One World, One People Foundations in the USA, Japan and Hong Kong – non-profit organizations that have donated over one million U.S. dollars to charities doing environmental education and those working to end child abuse and neglect.
Helping others to develop extraordinary personal leadership abilities, capacity and effectiveness is Robert’s personal mission. His other interests include current events, reading history and philosophy, being with his eight children and enjoying many styles of live music.