Larry L. Fobes

LARRY is the founder of Learning From Leaders, LLC. He is a co-founder, with partners associated with Duke University, of Learning With Leaders, LLC. He created, hosted, and co-produced, with Detroit Public Television, the Emmy award-winning television series, “Leaders on Leadership”. His CEO interviews were broadcast in the US, Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Canada. This series ran for 8 seasons, creating approximately 150, 30-minute episodes. He is a frequent speaker, moderator, and trainer on a wide range of business topics, often incorporating video from the television series into a highly interactive discussion format. He contributed to a multi-media leadership etextbook and course currently being used by Duke University and the University of South Carolina. His corporate experience includes 30 years with Ford Motor Company in product design, scientific research, finance, and global business strategy. Larry built and led a globally dispersed team supporting over 150 national markets on 5 continents for 8 Ford corporate brands. He was also the founding Director of the Wayne State University’s Institute for Organizational & Industrial Competitiveness. His university studies include the Global Executive MBA from Duke University and The Executive Program at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan.