REACH Interview Series: Tom Kolditz

Tom Kolditz had quite a few things to say about leadership! Currently, the founding Director of the Ann and John Doerr Institute for New Leaders at Rice University, Tom is a retired Brigadier General, who led the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership at West Point for 12 years and was also Director of the Leadership Development Program at the Yale School of Management. And if that isn’t enough, among his many national and international accomplishments, Tom also happens to be an expert skydiver who served 10 years as the senior instructor for the West Point Sport Parachute Team.

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