Dr. Olin O. Oedekoven

Dr. Olin O. Oedekoven

President & CEO Peregrine Global Services

Dr. Olin O. Oedekoven has over 30 years of leadership experience at all organizational levels from first-line leader through strategic leadership in both the public and private sectors with a comprehensive background in management, business administration, and organizational leadership. Dr. Oedekoven founded Peregrine Leadership Institute in 2003 and Peregrine Academic Services in 2009. His vision created Peregrine Academic Services when he and his colleagues realized that a serious gap existed between the requirements for direct assessment and the available tools. As a thought-partner in higher education and leadership, his company provides online education and assessment services used to improve the quality of higher education and leadership services aimed to promote values-based leaders ready to make a difference in the world. He has authored or co-authored five books and several journal articles on leadership and human resource management. Dr. Oedekoven is a member of several academic and professional boards, including the Board of Advisors of the Forbes School of Business and Technology. Olin graduated from South Dakota State University with a B.S. in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences. He received a Master’s degree in Wildlife Management from the University of Wyoming, and an MBA and a Doctorate in Business Administration with specializations in Management and Public Administration from Northcentral University. Olin also completed a post-doctoral program in human resource management.