Christopher is a sought-after, international speaker, author, and business advisor on responsible leadership, teamwork, and change for companies like GAP, Wells Fargo, and eBay. Known for his cutting-edge work to demystify and then develop practical team leadership skills for engineers and other technical professionals, Christopher wrote the popular classic Teamwork Is An Individual Skill for everyone who is fed up with bad teams. As the visionary force behind the worldwide Leadership Gift community, Christopher applies groundbreaking discoveries about personal responsibility and performance to support leaders intent on rapidly building highly reliable, agile, sustainable and accelerating teams and cultures. Christopher is president of Partnerwerks, Inc., the company he co-founded in 1991 to document best practices for collaborating under competitive conditions. Christopher earned his Doctorate in Communication of Technology from The University of Texas at Austin where he occasionally lectures. He is a Visiting Scholar at Cappella University. The author of hundreds of articles and commentaries about individual and collective performance at work, Christopher is a popular source for the media.