John Montgomery is a corporate attorney, entrepreneur, management consultant and writer. He is the founder of Montgomery & Hansen, LLP, a Silicon Valley based corporate law firm. He is also the founder of Startworks, a technology incubator. He works primarily with leaders to help them realize the full majesty of their leadership potential.
John recently received a California Lawyer of the Year award from California Lawyer magazine and a B Labs MVP award for his work as a co-chair of the legal working group behind California’s new benefit corporation law. He is a frequent keynote speaker on the emerging sustainable economic system, benefit corporations and the consciousness and neuroscience of leadership. Prior to founding Montgomery & Hansen in 2003, John was co-chairman of the venture capital practice at Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison, LLP.
John is a student of non-dual philosophical systems, the neuroscience of leadership, the science of consciousness, developmental theory and organizational development. In 2010, he co-founded Chrysallis, a human development company that aims to change the human development paradigm and support healthy, full, productive lives for billions of people.