Michael Carroll is the COO of Global Coaching Alliance, an executive-coaching and leadership-consulting enterprise, and has held executive positions at Shearson Lehman/American Express, Simon & Schuster, and The Walt Disney Company.
An authorized teacher in the lineage of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, one of the first Tibetan teachers to bring Buddhism to the West, Michael has been bringing mindfulness-awareness meditation into organizational settings for more than 20 years.
He speaks specifically on the principles of mindful leadership to international companies such as Google, Facebook, eBay, P&G, RED, National Geographic Expeditions, and Merck, among others. He has also lectured and taught at prestigious universities and institutes such as the Wharton Business School, Swarthmore College, Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, Zen Mountain Monastery, and many others throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and Australia.
The author of Awake at Work, The Mindful Leader, and Fearless at Work, Michael has been practicing and studying Tibetan Buddhism for more than 30 years.