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Steve Trautman

Steve Trautman is corporate America's leading knowledge transfer expert, having pioneered the field for two decades and developed the nationally-recognized gold standard in knowledge transfer solutions now used by companies ranging from Microsoft to Boeing, Nike to Zynga. As Founder and Principal of The Steve Trautman Co., he and his team provide executives at Fortune 500's and 1000's, as well as those in the public sector, with the simplest, most relevant, and quick solutions for knowledge transfer.

Today, through his Seattle-based company, Steve advises senior executives on practical ways to hire, train, motivate, and measure employees to ensure high impact performance and profitable results. He has consulted for companies as diverse as Honeywell; Kodak; Microsoft; Electronic Arts EA; Kraft; Intuit; Intel; REI; Cadbury; the U.S. Army, Navy and Air Force; L.A. Dept of Water and Power; and FMI Miningwith many repeat and international customers.

Steve has written two books, Teach What You Know: a Practical Leader's Guide to Knowledge Transfer Using Peer Mentoring Prentice Hall, 2006 and The Executive Guide to High-Impact Talent Management McGraw Hill, 2011; with coauthor Dave DeLong. His terminology and innovative concepts in the field of knowledge transfer have been adopted at the CEO level.