John M. Bernard consults with state government leaders on the transformation to results-driven government. Bernard has authored two books on designing state-of-the-art management systems, the best-selling Business at the Speed of Now (Wiley, 2012) and Government That Works, The Results Revolution in the States (Results America, 2015). In the early 1980s Bernard began studying, writing about and implementing the concepts of Dr. W. Edwards Deming and Toyota. He founded and serves as Chairman of Mass Ingenuity, a Portland, Oregon based consulting firm. He also co-founded Results America, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting and installing best-practice, results-driven management systems in government.