Harold is in California.

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Harold Fethe currently serves as vice president, human resources at Anacor Pharmaceuticals in Palo Alto, California. Before that, he was a founding principal at MindSolve Technologies, and senior vice president at ALZA Corporation — an S&P 500 company that was merged into healthcare giant Johnson and Johnson. He invented the powerful and intuitive graphical user interface for the Visual 360® performance appraisal system, now available from SumTotal Systems, and managed the completion and occupancy of ALZA Plaza — three towers in Silicon Valley totaling nearly a half-million square feet, now part of Googleplex. These days he also consults for businesses and non-profits, writes for a wide range of publications and projects, and performs as a jazz and rock guitarist.

 Business, organizational, and human resources consulting

 Writing, film and video scripts

 Jazz & rock guitar; performance schedule, booking information


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Harold has collaborated with singer Carole March to release a musical treasure that was about to slip away. Three of Chicago’s most respected musicians--a singer, a pianist and an arranger--got together amidst full careers, to fulfill the arranger’s idea of a once-in-a-lifetime, no-compromises recording. The story and the music are here.

After the loss of host Tom Magliozzi last year,The Best of Car Talk has replaced the live broadcast. Harold's original song, Drives Out Good, was broadcast to the show’s audience of four million listeners in episode 1128. You can find the song in high-resolution audio here, and in mp3 here. Thanks, Tom and Ray!

Industry Week 8/11 featured Powerspeaking's Speaking Up program in "Nine Rules for Pitching Ideas to C-Level Executives," with embedded video of Harold, General Robert Drolet, and former Agilent CEO Ned Barnholt

The "class picture" for Speaking to the Big Dogs 2.0, including Powerspeaking founder Rick Gilbert and trainer Melissa Schwartz.
Silicon Valley executives gathered to update Powerspeaking's hit video, Speaking to the Big Dogs. Harold Fethe joined Net Apps CEO Dan Warmenhoven, Propel CEO / founder Steve Kirsch, Vanguard Ventures Managing Director Dan Eilers, Edwards LifeSciences CFO Corinne Lyle, and Brigadier General Robert Drolet in a lively video shoot. Powerspeaking founder Rick Gilbert said, "We need the trained eye of an anthropologist. Margaret Mead is long gone, so we have Harold Fethe. Your insights have just been stellar..."

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