Michael J. Freeman currently manages the Worldwide Field Technical Training Team at Agilent Technologies. Prior to this, he contributed in many different position in R&D, Marketing and Manufacturing at both Agilent Technologies and Hewlett-Packard Company. In one of his Manufacturing assignments, he led the consolidation of six Microelectronic Manufacturing operations into one. In this role he effectively utilized Large Group Redesign Principles to accelerate business and process improvements. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical and Civil Engineering in 1972 from U.C. Davis. In 1980 he earned a Master's of Business Administration from Santa Clara University. He has been a manager and leader of organizational change since 1979. For the last several years, he has been guest lecturing at the University of San Francisco, Sonoma State University, and U.C. Berkeley in the areas of strategic planning and organizational change.