Meet Howard

About Howard

  • Unique ability to illustrate with words, enhancing audience comprehension.
  • Universal application to key issues facing every industry.
  • 25 years of in-the-trenches experience.
  • High energy. High humor. High value and off-the-charts enthusiasm!

If a picture is worth a thousand words - then Howard is priceless.

about-haydenHoward has a gift... he speaks very graphically. His unique ability to choose words that paint a picture in the audience's mind results in an extraordinary amount of take-aways for audiences to use in the workplace long after the presentation is over. Because of this enhanced retention, clients are able to draw on what they've learned from Howard to help them achieve their best in the workplace for years to come. It's no wonder meeting planners frequently comment that their clients, are still talking about Howard's presentation months - and even years - later.

Speaking from experience. And it shows.

With thousands of professional speeches, informative presentations and keynote addresses to his credit, Howard's reality-based ideas give a step-by-step approach to improving your business. His extensive experience and diverse list of clientele allows Howard to immediately hit home on key issues, creating relevancy for every industry.

Recognized as the leading authority on Customer Focus.

Howard Hyden brings over 25 years of hard-won business acumen and hands-on experience to the podium. His well-earned reputation for turning companies around began early in his career when he led a division of Control Data, a Fortune 100 company with over 53,000 employees, to new records for service and quality in just 14 months. Howard performed extensive research in organizational development and behavior change and integrated these concepts with the discipline of marketing. Armed with this knowledge and his past experiences, Howard has developed a proven methodology and tools for transforming organizations into a customer-focused culture. His knowledge and expertise quickly gained him the reputation for being "the expert" on the subject of Customer Focus.

Howard Hyden and The Center for Customer Focus

In addition to speaking engagements, Howard produces a variety of published works and was recently one of four experts featured in Conversations on Success. He designed a series of best-practice learning resources at the Center for Customer Focus (CCF) located in Colorado Springs, CO. As the founder of CCF, Howard Hyden continues to innovate some of the most dynamic business concepts utilized today. He is an MBA graduate with honors from Pepperdine University and majored in electrical engineering as an undergraduate at the University of Illinois.