Tucson Festival of Books

Dave A. Cornelius

Creative Direction by Dr. Dave

Dr. Dave A. Cornelius, aka “Dr. Dave,” is a business, executive, organization, and agile coach and trainer, partnering with leaders and teams in for-profit, start-up, and non-profit organizations to deliver awesomeness that meets their goals. He works with Fortune 50 to Fortune 500 companies, helping them to deliver more than $1 billion in customer value.

Dr. Dave holds a Doctor of Management in organization leadership (IS/IT emphasis), a master’s degree in business administration, and a bachelor’s degree in computer science. His professional certifications include agility practices (SPC6, PMI-ACP, CSP), public speaking (Toastmasters DTM), product management (PMC II), project management (PMP), IT service management (ITIL), and lean six-sigma process optimization (SSBB).

Dr. Dave delivers in-person and virtual immersive learning experiences in agile (Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, etc.), design thinking, lean start-up, and professional speaking. His doctoral manuscript focused on “The Value of Scrum to Organizations” to support his management and organizational leadership doctoral path. He also holds a BS in computer science and an MBA.

He is the author of six books on Amazon.com that include: 1) "Innovation Catalyst, Leading with Empathy," 2) "Deliver Value: happy contributing people, satisfied customers, and thriving business," 3) "Belonging and Healing: Creating Awareness for Yourself and Others," 4) "Elastic Minds: What are you thinking?," 5) "Prayers to my Abba Father God," and 6) "Transforming Your Leadership Character: The Lean Thinking and Agility Way."

You will find his monthly podcast and blog, “KnolShare with Dr. Dave on popular podcast streaming services, which include Spotify, Audible, Apple, Google, and others, as well as KnolShare.org.

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Indie Authors - Adult Fiction and Nonfiction

The Innovation Catalyst, Leading with Empathy
Fiction / Literature
JCWALK Ministries
March 2023
ISBN 9798986671413

Deliver Value: Happy contributing people, Satisfied customers, and Thriving business
JCWALK Ministries
August 2022
ISBN 9780996393652