Dr. David E. Gootnick is Managing Partner and Director of DAVID GOOTNICK ASSOCIATES, a New York-based management consulting firm, specializing in leadership development of scientists and engineers within technical organizations.
Dr. Gootnick is a nationally recognized authority in management, communication, and career planning. He is author and editor of numerous books, journals, and articles, including Even You Can Give A Talk, Getting A Better Job, The Standard Handbook of Business Communication, and the best-selling Action Tools for Effective Managers.
Dr. Gootnick has been an active member in such professional organizations as the American Chemical Society, American Society for Training and Development, Society for Human Resource Management, American Management Association, and American Business Communication Association. He has also helped many labs to achieve dramatic improvements in key performance areas.
Dr. Gootnick brings to his award-winning courses a deep understanding of the special challenges of supervising and working in a laboratory environment.