Tom Rieger is an Alliance Partner of the Executive Next Practices Institute, President and CEO of NBI (National Business Innovations, LLC) and Vice President of NBI’s sister company, NSI, Inc. NBI leverages the combined expertise of both organizations to help unleash the potential of organizations and individuals through applied behavioral economics and the latest research in the social sciences. Rieger has pioneered the study and science of organizational barriers, and is an expert in applying behavioral economic principles to help understand why large complex systems self-destruct.
His recent book, Breaking the Fear Barrier, was recently named by 800-CEO-READ as one of the five best management books of 2011. It was also named one of the 30 best business books of 2011 by Soundview.
Tom has spoken and consulted for numerous large organizations on barrier busting, and is also an expert in international research and polling methods as well as in developing and applying statistical models to a variety of complex issues. Rieger has over 25 years’ experience in organizational and consumer behavior, including 17 years with Gallup, Inc. Prior to that, he designed and ran a global customer measurement program for a Fortune 100 company and worked with predictive models for new brands and strategies. He received a Master of Science Degree in Industrial Administration from Carnegie Mellon’s Tepper School of Business in 1986, and currently resides inSouthern California.