John Montgomery

About the Author

John Montgomery is currently working as the executive producer of a full-feature documentary film on the global movement of business as a force for good, Awakening a Force for Good.

John is also an entrepreneur, corporate attorney, management consultant and executive coach. He is the founder of Lex Ultima Consulting, LLC and Lex Ultima, PC, which help courageous leaders build benefit corporations that deliver superior value for all their stakeholders.  He is also the founder of Startworks, a benefit capital firm. He previously co-founded, Chrysallis, a behavior change company that was acquired by Aduro in 2016, and founded Montgomery & Hansen, LLP, a Silicon Valley based corporate law firm.  As an executive coach, he works primarily with senior leaders to help them realize the full majesty of their leadership potential.

John received a California Lawyer of the Year award from California Lawyer magazine and MVP and Champion awards from B Lab for his work as a co-chair of the legal working group behind California’s benefit corporation law. He is a frequent keynote speaker and guest lecturer on benefit corporations and the emerging sustainable economic system. John is a student of non-dual philosophical systems, the neuroscience of leadership, the science of consciousness, developmental theory and organizational development.