The Human Performance Expert - "Substance Plus The Magic"

CEO of JM Perry Learning

Dr. PerryDr. Mitchell Perry is a dynamic expert on people and their behavior, an executive coach, trainer, speaker, author, and board-certified psychotherapist. His Ventura, California, based company, JM Perry Learning, has been a leading education and performance consulting firm since 1976. His many clients globally have included:
  • Charles Schwab
  • Accenture
  • Ernst & Young
  • DuPont
  • Deloitte
  • EMC
  • Ericsson
  • VISA
  • Wells Fargo
  • SAP
  • Microsoft
  • Duke Energy
  • Bank of America
  • AT&T
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Harvey Mudd College
  • Underwriters Laboratories
  • EMI Music
  • Mayer Brown
  • Bristol Myers Squibb
  • Sony Electronics
  • Avanade
  • Korn Ferry
  • Educational Testing Service
  • Hilton Hotels

Because of Dr. Perry's proven tools and guidance to enhance performance and relationship effectiveness, his clients have realized well over $3 billion in increased revenue and decreased cost of doing business. His expertise continually demonstrates how improved performance and behavior produces bottom line results. In 2010-11, one global client's performance improved 17+% (~$1.6 billion) following relationship performance training from JM Perry Learning.

Dr. Perry is an internationally sought after expert on people, presenting his programs in over 37 countries in 12 industries with great success. He shows how improved performance realizes quantitative outcomes.

He has made over 2000 presentations to Fortune 500 Companies, and for over 25 years has regularly appeared on radio and television programs around the country – including The Montel Williams Show in 2009.

Dr. Perry also hosts his own acclaimed and nationally syndicated weekly radio show, "The Dr. Mitchell Perry Show - Applied Common Sense" broadcast from Southern California and on the internet since 2004. He is also featured on YouTube with his 3-minute tips on effective performance.

As an acclaimed international speaker, Dr. Perry was again rated the #1 speaker at the Wharton Business School's 2000 Securities Industry Institute (University of Pennsylvania.) He has been a celebrated 10-time keynote speaker at the National Entrepreneur of the Year Awards sponsored by INC. Magazine, Ernst and Young, Merrill Lynch, USA Today, and CNN.

He is the author of two best selling books:

"The Road to Optimism – Change Your Language...Change Your Life" (March '95, Manfit Press) – a market-proven treatise on how to learn optimism based on the "Language of Inclusion©" where our lives can significantly benefit by making simple substitutions for the words we use.

"In The Zone - Achieving Optimal Performance In Business As In Sports" (April '97, Contemporary Books) – a proven recipe for the mental technology of optimum performance.

Featured in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Success, The Los Angeles Times, Golf Digest, The Financial Times, The San Francisco Chronicle and many other regional and national magazines and newspapers, Dr. Perry has authored and produced 16 popular recordings and has written over 50 magazine articles on relationship effectiveness, communication skills, optimum leadership, and team performance.

Dr. Perry is the author of "The Perry Plan: Winning the Losing Game," a unique and powerful weight loss program. As being overweight is a national epidemic, The Perry Plan has proven to help people reprogram their state of mind to one of POWER so that they can overcome diet sabotage and stick with their commitments to change their lifestyle, lose weight, and keep it off.

A graduate of the University of the Pacific, Dr. Perry received his doctorate in counseling psychology in 1980 where he was also awarded the title of UOP Alumni Fellow in 1986. He is Board Certified by the American Psychotherapy Association.

Dr. Perry has served on many boards and presently sits on the Board of Directors for the California Council for Economic Education. In 2008, he was awarded the President's Volunteer Service Award from the President's Council on Service and Civic Participation.

Dr. Perry and JM Perry Learning can be found at or by calling 1 800 JM PERRY (567-3779) or 1 855 DR PERRY (377-3779.)