HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 8, 2018 – Scott McKain, best-selling author, business consultant and trainer, has joined High Point University as Corporate Educator in Residence.
McKain is among the growing list of global leaders and innovators who serve in-residence to mentor students at HPU, including Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph, HPU’s Entrepreneur in Residence, Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak, HPU’s Innovator in Residence, and Betty Liu, founder of Radiate Inc. and NYSE executive vice chairman.
An internationally known authority on helping organizations create distinction, McKain is the founder of a company that teaches businesses to deliver “ultimate customer experiences” to enhance client retention and revenue.
He is also the author of three Amazon.com No. 1 business best-sellers on expanding profits, increasing sales and engaging customers.
With three decades of experience, McKain is a professional speaker who has presented his business strategies across the U.S. and in 17 countries. He has given presentations to some of the world’s most influential corporations, including General Electric, BMW, Ecolab and Intel.
McKain will work with students across campus to provide executive leadership development.
“Companies around the world invest millions in hiring consultants like McKain to educate and inspire their employees,” says HPU President Nido Qubein. “At High Point University, we are focused on preparing our students for the world as it is going to be. When they graduate and enter the global marketplace, the exposure they received to corporate thinking as undergraduates distinguishes them in terms of awareness, experience and real-world application.”
“There’s no question High Point University is the premier life skills university,” says McKain. “In my years of experience training and consulting executive leaders at global corporations, I know that life skills are the key to success. HPU is compressing time in student preparation by accelerating their executive and leadership education. Employers are taking note, and they will continue to seek out these exceptional students when they graduate.”