Robert Richman was Culture Strategist at Zappos, and author of The Culture Blueprint, a systematic guide to the high-performance workplace.
Robert co-created Zappos Insights, a Zappos subsidiary educating companies about the secrets behind Zappos’ amazing employee culture and world-class customer service. He took the proof of concept from a small website to a multi-million dollar business teaching over 25,000 students per year.
As one of the world’s authorities on employee culture, Robert is a sought-after keynote speaker at conferences around the world and has been hired to teach culture in person at companies such as Google, Toyota, Westin, Salesforce, Anthem, Bridgestone, and Eli Lilly.
Robert helps companies build culture through experiences. Using principles of high performance and self-organization, Robert creates an event called Open Space that lets the group focus on what they are most passionate about then follows up with recorded insights and action items. He works with companies both virtually and in-person to tap into the full potential of their teams.
Robert is also well-versed in the cryptocurrency markets and is writing his next book, The Decentralized Company – An open-source guide to building a self-managed, distributed workforce.
Robert graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in film, as well as from Georgetown University’s Leadership Coaching Program. He is a member of the Transformational Leadership Council, and he is based out of San Diego, California.
Robert Shares the Humbling Moments Before Zappos.