With nearly three decades of management consulting and corporate research expertise, Bill Capodagli (pronounced Cap-o-die) co-authored one of Fortune magazine's "Best Business Books." Bill is currently the most requested speaker on Walt Disney's success and leadership principles in the U.S. The Disney Way: Harnessing the Management Secrets of Disney in Your Company is currently published in eight languages, and is newly revised for 2007.
In 2000, McGraw-Hill released Bill's practical Disney Way Fieldbook: How to Implement Walt Disney's Vision of "Dream, Believe, Dare, Do" in Your Company as a companion to the original book. Bill also co-authored Leading at the Speed of Change: Using New Economy Rules to Invigorate Old Economy Companies, the behind-the-scenes story of a leader launched a $5 billion dollar network outsourcing division of AT&T within 5 years.
For over ten years, Capodagli Jackson Consulting, has assisted organizations incorporate The Disney Way model into their strategic initiatives. Prior to founding his company, Bill held managerial positions at the consulting firms of AT Kearney, Ernst & Whinney (now Ernst and Young) and Coopers & Lybrand. Bill is increasingly sought after as an international keynote speaker, and is the most requested speaker in the U.S. on Walt Disney's original success principles. He enlightens his audiences with how The Disney Way's model is transforming management paradigms in virtually every industry, from hospitality to health care.
In Bill Capodagli's latest book and keynote, Innovate the Pixar Way, he takes the audience behind the scenes to witness how Pixar creates stories that live " in the words of Buzz Lightyear " "for infinity and beyond." It's all about creating a culture where imagination and collaboration are cherished and rewarded. Bill shares how Pixar can inspire any business to 'toon in to what makes its employees great.