John Kolm worked in the Intelligence Community from 1983 till 1993, running missions in the field and specializing in liaison with U.S. Agencies. He left Federal Public Service at SES level in 1995 as Operations Director of Australia’s FDA. In 1996 he founded Team Results with ex-fighter pilot Peter Ring, originally so that they could both learn more about what worked and what did not work with people and teams. Team Results grew rapidly, and now runs team and leadership development and organizational planning programs on four continents. In 2004 he wrote a best-seller on success and leadership at work, Crocodile Charlie and the Holy Grail, which is published in seven languages and fourteen countries including the U.S. A graduate of the University of Melbourne and the U.S. National Cryptologic School, John was born in Melbourne and lives in Potomac MD with his wife and son. He remains passionate about the role of strong government in a sometimes threatening world, and has committed the resources of Team Results to doing everything possible to assist the Government of his adopted country.