Dr. Cloud is an acclaimed leadership expert and best-selling author. He draws on his experience in business, leadership consulting, and his practice as a clinical psychologist, to impart practical and effective advice for improving leadership skills and workplace performance.
Dr. Cloud has written or co-written over twenty books, including the bestselling Boundaries series, which sold over four million copies. In 2009, Integrity was identified as “the best of the bunch,” by The New York Times, and in 2011, Necessary Endings was called “the most important book you read all year,” and named by The Globe and Mail in the Best Business Books of 2011. Dr. Cloud’s work has been reviewed by the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, Publisher’s Weekly, and Los Angeles Times. He also co-hosts the nationally syndicated radio program, New Life Live!, which is broadcast in over 180 markets.
In his leadership consulting practice, Dr. Cloud works with Fortune 500 companies and small businesses alike. He has an extensive executive coaching background, and experience as an organizational consultant, devoting the majority of his time to improving leadership capacities of CEOs and their executive teams, and helping them implement culture and performance strategies.
As a clinical psychologist and businessman, Dr. Cloud built a company which operated forty successful medical facilities across the western United States. His experience running a business of this magnitude lends credibility to his expertise on leadership matters in the workplace.
As a speaker, Dr. Cloud has shared the stage with political and business leaders, including Tony Blair, Condoleezza Rice, and Jack Welch. Dr. Cloud also contributes frequently to CNN and Fox News Channel, among other national media outlets.
Dr. Cloud is a graduate of Southern Methodist University, with a B.S. in psychology. He completed his Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Biola University, and his clinical internship at Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health. His philanthropic interests lie in alleviating homelessness in the inner city, as well as missions in the developing world. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Tori, and their two daughters, Olivia and Lucy.