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Curtis Odom
Curriculum VitaeVisiting Lecturer, Management and Organizational Development

Curtis Odom

112 Hayden Hall
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5000




Ed.D., Organizational Change, Pepperdine University
M.Ed., Instructional Design, Wayne State University
B.S., Computer Information Systems, Strayer University

Research & Teaching Interests

Dr. Odom has over 20 years of international experience with Fortune 100 companies in the industries of aerospace and defense, software engineering, insurance and financial services, telecommunications, and healthcare. His focus areas are M&A post-merger integration, enterprise change management, and organizational effectiveness as a consultant, practitioner, researcher, author, and speaker.

Industry & Academic Experience

Dr. Odom is a leading certified merger and acquisition advisor, certified value growth advisor, and certified professional business coach with Prescient Strategists, a Boston based international consulting firm focused on delivering change management, organizational culture, and leadership development solutions to clients during mergers and acquisitions, and strategic business transformation initiatives.

Services to the Profession

Dr. Odom's additional academic accomplishments include certification as a diversity practitioner from Cornell University, and completion of an entrepreneurship executive program from The Sloan School at MIT. Dr. Odom is an active member of the Alliance of Mergers and Acquisition Advisors, Academy of Management, and Association of Change Management Professionals.

Awards & Recognition

Post-Merger Integration Advisor of The Year (USA), Corporate LiveWire, London, UK, 2016

University Outstanding Alumni of the Year, Strayer University, Washington, DC, 2011

Boston "40 Under 40" Honoree, Boston Business Journal, Boston Massachusetts, 2010


Selected Publications

Odom, C. L. (July 2014). Mind The Gap: Getting Business Results In Multigenerational Organizations. Jacksonville, Florida: Booknology / Adducent, Inc. Publisher

Odom, C. L. (March 2013). Generation X Approved: Top 20 Keys to Effective Leadership. Jacksonville, Florida: Booknology / Adducent, Inc. Publisher

Odom, C. L. (January 2012). Stuck In The Middle: A Generation X View of Talent Management. Jacksonville, Florida: Booknology / Adducent, Inc. Publisher


Selected Presentations

Odom, C. L., "The Role of Cultural Fit In Attracting, Engaging, and Retaining Top Talent", NAAAHR National Conference, Philadelphia, PA., October 2014

Odom, C. L., "Bold Leadership: Creating a Culture Of Innovation", ADP, Inc., AVS Division Annual Leadership Meeting and Customer Conference, Pomona, CA., July, 2014

Odom, C. L., "The 5Rs of Talent Management for University Leaders", MOR Associates Annual Leadership Summit and Conference, Chicago, IL., June, 2013