Bruce T. Blythe
Crisis Management Expert
Bruce T. Blythe Bio
Bruce Blythe is an internationally acclaimed crisis management expert. He is the owner and Executive Chairman of R3 Continuum that provides employers with integrated crisis readiness, crisis response, and employee return-to-work services. They have assisted hundreds of companies worldwide with crisis, workplace violence, and business continuity planning, training and exercising. They also provide consultations worldwide for defusing serious disputes, hostilities and workplace violence threats. On average, they respond onsite to 1300 international workplace crises of all sorts per month. Finally, they work with insurers and large employers in accelerating employee return-to-work for workers comp, disability, and non-occupational injury claims throughout North America and Australia.
Mr. Blythe has been personally involved in crises such as the 1993 World Trade Center bombing and 9/11 terrorism, mass murders at the U.S. Postal Service, the Oklahoma City and Boston Marathon bombings, commercial air crashes, rescue of kidnap and ransom hostages in Columbia and Ecuador, hurricanes, earthquakes, fires, floods, and reputational crises. He serves as a consultant to numerous Fortune executives and managers in Strategic Crisis Leadership preparedness and response.
Widely regarded as a thought leader in the crisis management and business continuity industries, he is the author of Blindsided: A Manager's Guide to Crisis Leadership. He has served in the Military Police for the U.S. Marine Corps. He's a certified clinical psychologist and has been a consultant to the FBI on workplace violence and terrorism.
Blythe has appeared on NBC's Today Show, CNN, ABC's 20/20, CBS's 48 Hours, CNBC, NPR and others. Fast Company Magazine published a cover-story article about Blythe's companies responding onsite to 204 companies in NYC, all within three weeks following 9/11. He provides commentary in The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Business Week, Smart Money, New Yorker, Fortune Magazine, and USA Today. He serves as a keynote presenter to multiple national and international conferences per year.