Howard Putnam, Business, Customer Service

Howard Putnam

  • Former CEO of Southwest Airlines
  • Entrepreneur
  • Business Author and Advisor

Howard Putnam’s ultimate objective is “bottom line improvement.” He believes that cultures that place “people” as their #1 priority have the greatest long-term impact and success.

He is the former CEO of the highly successful Southwest Airlines whose foundation and culture placed people first. Later, when recruited to be the CEO of failing Braniff International, Howard Putnam was ... VIEW MORE

Speaker Media

Leading with Vision
Skype Interview with Howard Putnam
Speech Topics
  • Leadership - Successful Strategies Through Turbulent Times

    Leaders must have a clear and concise vision if they want their organizations to survive and thrive through ... View More

  • Innovation - Creating a Culture and Process for Ideas to Emerge

    Innovation occurs in organizations that embrace a culture for risk taking and idea implementation. Howard Putnam ... View More

  • Change - Transforming Organizations Successfully and Profitably

    Many organizations are out of alignment in the current turbulent environment. Their design is outdated with ... View More

  • People and Culture - Hiring Attitudes and Developing Their Skills

    Successful organizations that are in business for the long term, place their people first if they want sustained ... View More

Audio Reviews
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Text Reviews
  • You brought thoughtful perspectives and ideas our clients will not soon forget. "Very refreshing to listen to someone who is one of the last sincere, genuine, honest & hardworking executives who does things that make a real difference in people's lives."
  • Kristen Farrell, Marketing Services Coordinaotr - ASH BROKERAGE
  • Great speaker, held my attention for the entire 1.5 hours. "This guy was refreshing, making use of failures and personal management experiences from one who walked the talk." "Absolutely outstanding, please invite him back to CLMA again."
  • Carolyn Anderson - Wayne, PA, June 2001 - CLMA(Clinical Lab. Management Assn.)

Howard's Blog

What 10 Things Must Every Leader...
Posted May 24th 2012
In a Skype Interview withBrian Lord, former CEO of Southwest Airlines, Howard Putnamsharessome great stories and principles of ...

Successful Premiere Forum with Former...
Posted October 19th 2011
Howard joined the Premiere Team and local business leaders at the Premiere Forum to share his story and road to success with So...

Keynote $25,000.00
Howard Putnam travels from Reno, NV and requires inclusive except for hotel and ground transportation

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