Joe Laipple, Ph.D.


As President-COO, Joe applies neuroscience principles to the design and delivery of individual and organization improvement programs. He works closely with client teams to assess current needs, customize Kintla's neuroscience approach to fit their culture, and deliver sustained change. Joe values creating sustained change by working collaboratively with HR, internal consultant teams, home office and field organizations to create "local" ownership.

Prior to joining Kintla®, Joe worked as an engagement leader for programs to improve strategy, productivity, sales, quality and safety across a variety of industries including pharmaceuticals, biotech, manufacturing, oil and gas, telecommunications, banking, financial services, healthcare and technology. He is a specialist in organizational development with 20 years of experience in facilitating major change initiatives across more than thirty midsize and large businesses within North America, Asia and Europe.

Joe is an experienced psychologist, master facilitator, coach and trainer and has designed and delivered many high-engagement learning and personal improvement programs. He has work with leaders of all levels from front-line supervisors and individual contributors to senior executives and their teams.

Joe is the author of numerous publications on productivity, performance improvement and organizational change including two books:

Rapid Change: Immediate Action for the Impatient Leader (2012). Performance Management Press.

Precision Selling: A Guide for Coaching Sales Professionals (2006). Performance Management Press.