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Holly G. Green


Holly G. Green is the CEO of THE HUMAN FACTOR, Inc.  She has over 20 years of executive level and operations experience in FORTUNE 100, entrepreneurial, and management consulting organizations.

Green’s background stretches across strategic planning, organization design and development, and leadership assessment and development. She has worked as both an internal and external resource for corporations including: The Coca-Cola Company, AT&T, Dell Computer, Bass Hotels & Resorts, Expedia, RealNetworks, Microsoft and Google. She was previously president of The Ken Blanchard Companies, a global consulting and training organization and the biotech firm LumMed.

As a sought-after speaker and consultant, she has received national recognition. Holly conducts more than 50 workshops annually for Vistage, the world’s largest CEO membership organization. She is also a frequent keynote speaker for numerous corporate and professional associations.

She is the author of More Than A Minute: How To Be An Effective Leader & Manager In Today’s Changing World (Career Press, September 2008). She has a Bachelor’s degree in behavioral sciences and Master of Science degree in organizational development from American University in Washington, D.C. She is currently on staff at Webster University teaching courses in the graduate program.

Holly also teaches for the University of California San Diego, Rady School of Management in the executive education program. Holly is a board member of the San Diego Performing Arts League, Total Training, Inc. and a member of the Corporate Director’s Forum and has served in numerous company and not-for-profit organizations.

She is an active member of the Chairmen’s Roundtable, a non profit organization of senior executives, providing pro bono strategic advice to mid-sized businesses and serves as a mentor to students in California State University’s Center for Leadership and Mentoring.


– More Than a MinuteTM, How to be an Effective Leader and Manager in Today’s Changing World–Exploring the basics of great leadership and management today
– Traditionalists, baby boomers, generation X and millennials…oh my! — Four generations @ work
– Bursting your bubbles — Developing more expansive thinking & thriving (innovate, analyze, conceptualize, implement)
– And then a miracle happens…taking the magic wand out of strategic planning
– Innovating every day
– Just getting it done: Driving execution
– Living & thriving @ the speed of change
– Excellence happens in context — Achieving performance excellence
– Straight Talk — Providing skillful, deliberate and direct feedback
– A valid crystal ball – Interviewing & Selection for today


Holly is known for her ‘get it done’ style. She is available for keynote presentations, consulting and learning sessions globally. She has consulted and presented in more than fifteen countries and always receives stellar ratings.

Her presentations are refreshing, practical, always interesting, interactive and engaging. She is most interested in supporting you in affecting lasting change. Holly’s interactive and hands on approach includes providing participants with multiple tools, tips and techniques that can be put into practice immediately to achieve desired business results.

Content is delivered around issues that are specific and relevant to the audience and it has great takeaway value. Additionally, most sessions include follow up materials that assist participants in keeping key messages and action items on their radar for months to support cultivating new habits.

Rave Reviews

Holly knows how to engage the whole audience and provides real value every time she speaks.
– Rob Torres, Google Executive

Holly kept our large group engaged and energized (even though it was a long day). She provided real value and has already been invited back.
– Killu Sanborn, Venture Capitalist & Chair of Athena’s Entrepreneur Group

Holly traveled internationally with my team speaking to groups in more than 5 countries. She always scores the highest of any presenter!
– Paul Brown, President,

Holly is an amazing presenter. As a production director, I see a lot and I put her in the top echelon.
-Tawny White, White Entertainment

Holly is able to energize and excite the audience. We invite her back to participate in our key program, ‘In the Executive’s Chair’ every year!
-Professor David Bennett, California State University, San Marcos