David Livermore, Ph.D., is a social scientist devoted to the topics of cultural intelligence (CQ) and global leadership and the author of ten award-winning books. His best-selling book Leading with Cultural Intelligence is being used widely across the world and his book, Driven by Difference, was featured in the Economist as a fresh, much-needed approach to DEI. He leads the Cultural Intelligence Center in East Lansing, Michigan, and he’s a visiting research fellow at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. Before leading the Cultural Intelligence Center, Dave spent 20 years in leadership positions with various non-profit organizations around the world and taught in universities. He’s a frequent speaker and adviser to leaders in Fortune 500’s, non-profits, and governments and has worked in more than 100 countries across the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australia, and Europe.

Keyla Waslawski is the Vice President of Operations at the Cultural Intelligence Center. She oversees all company operational processes including accounting, the CQ Portal, and the many internal projects going on at any given time. Keyla graduated from Michigan State University with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and earned her M.B.A., Financial Accounting at Wayne State University in Detroit. She enjoys applying her operational skills and eye for numbers to support the back-end systems at the Cultural Intelligence Center.

Keyla’s hobbies include gardening and home improvement projects, but what she enjoys most is spending time with her husband and two children.