Howard Putnam's ultimate objective is bottom line improvement. He believes that organizations that place their people as their #1 priority have the greatest long-term impact and success.
As the former CEO of the highly successful Southwest Airlines, Howard led the development and implementation of the vision that has guided Southwest to revered heights. Southwest tripled in size and profitability during his tenure, and today, is still a corporate model for organizations that place their employees first. Howard is also adept at leading companies through adversity as he did so effectively with Braniff Airlines that it became a case study in management and ethics for Harvard University.