For more than 20 years, Jim Camp has been one of the best-kept secrets in the corporate negotiations world. Jim is a leading global expert on negotiations and has trained and coached more than 100,000 people through thousands of negotiations in more than 500 multinational organizations, including Texas Instruments, Intel, Applied Materials, Merrill Lynch, IBM, Cisco Systems, Prudential Insurance, and Nationwide Insurance. Jim is a bestselling author and is President and CEO of Camp Negotiation Systems and inventor of his proprietary Coach2100 Negotiation Project Management System.
His contrarian negotiation training system is used by numerous Fortune 500 companies. Jim's training has been featured on CNN, CNBC, numerous radio shows, and in The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, Inc., and several other publications. Jim served his country proudly for seven years.
He is a Vietnam veteran and Air Force pilot. He holds a degree from Ohio State University in education, biological sciences, and health and physical education. Jim is most proud of his family: he and wife Patty have five adult children and eight grandchildren.