Richard (Rick) Bellingham has over 30 years of experience as an organizational psychologist in executive coaching, strategic planning, organizational learning, and leadership development. He has consulted with over 200 organizations worldwide at the C-suite level. Rick has worked with executives in over half of the Fortune 100 companies during the course of his career. He has extensive experience coaching in high tech, telecommunications, health care, financial, and professional service firms.
Rick is the CEO of iobility, a New Jersey based consulting group, and has been an adjunct faculty member at Harvard University where he co-founded the Forum for Intelligent Organizations. He has also worked as a consultant for Cornell and Duke. In addition, he has taught culture change, healthcare management, and leadership development at several universities.
Rick has held executive positions within corporate settings including SVP of Human Resources at Parametric Technology, VP of Organizational Learning at Genzyme, and VP of Leadership Development at Northern Telecom. Additionally, he has provided pro-bono services at the Board level for the past 25 years for organizations including the YMCA, Visiting Nurses Association, and Homeless Solutions.
As a consultant, Rick has provided executive coaching feedback, training, and leadership development in companies ranging from small businesses to large multi-nationals. Rick has worked extensively in Asia, Europe and Latin America. He has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed publications and has written 15 books on leadership, culture, and HR strategy. Some of his books include Spiritual Leadership, The Fables of Boris: Raising Healthy Children, Creating Organizational Soul, The Leadership Lexicon, Ethical Leadership, Leadership Myths and Realities, HR Optimization, Corporate Culture Change, and Virtual Teams. Rick holds an Ed.D. in Counseling Psychology.
Rick has been married for 43 years and has two children living in New York. He has practiced qigong for 15 years, studied Gurdjieff for 25 years. and has been a student of esoteric psychology for 40 years.