About Mike Mears


Mike Mears started CIA’s Leadership Academy, he studied leadership at West Point and Harvard Business School.

He is also a published author on Leadership and does leadership consulting internationally. He does keynote addresses, breakout sessions, and seminars.

He uses a highly interactive approach even with groups of 300 and more.

Mike has a colorful background. He is a retired CIA executive engaged in consulting, training, and professional speaking on management and leadership topics.

He draws from his past public and private sector and military experiences to include his experience as:

  • Chief of Human Capital, CIA
  • Turnaround specialist for GE
  • Entrepreneur (11 start-ups)
  • Decorated Vietnam Veteran