Brent Snow is an expert in the development and facilitation of high-end organizational simulations that focus on the challenges of managing and leading today’s fast-paced, knowledge intensive organizations. His work over the last seven years has been featured in Fortune and Fast Company and has been televised internationally in a series of broadcasts sponsored by the International Institute for Learning. Prior to this, he led the management development efforts at ITT/Goulds, a $4 billion leader in the fluid technologies industry, and he also spent several years at Outward Bound running multi-element leadership courses for high-potential managers and executives. Educationally, he has received fellowships and done undergraduate and graduate work at Syracuse University, the University of Maine and Harvard.
Snow is the North American Master Facilitator of the TANGO Simulation, which he has run over 100 times. His work with TANGO has taken him to over a dozen different countries on four continents and has addressed key issues for a wide array of clients*, most of whom are attempting to develop new perspectives and practices appropriate for today’s increasingly knowledge-based economy. Snow has also co-led a number of customized 3-4 day workshops with various experts, including Michael Beer (organizational alignment), Daniel Goleman (emotional intelligence) Gary Hamel (strategy and future thinking), John Kotter (leadership), Geoffrey Moore (innovation), C.K. Prahalad (strategy), and Dave Urlich (organizational competence). In each case, TANGO was used as a dynamic and interactive means to challenge assumptions, set context and open up specific inquiries important to future organizational capability.
Snow’s TANGO clients include Arthur Anderson, Boeing, Cerner Medical Systems, the CIA, Dun & Bradstreet, EDS, Fidelity Investments, Galileo International, The Gap, Hewlett Packard, Intel, Lucent Technologies, Microsoft, Mitel, Motorola, Newbridge Networks, Nortel, Norrell, Oracle, Perot Systems, Price Waterhouse, Principal Financial Group, Qualcomm, Sun Microsystems, United Technologies, and Young & Rubicam