Fariborz Pakseresht is Director of the Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS), USA. As the largest state agency in Oregon, ODHS with 10,000 staff serves 1.5 million Oregonians. Prior to his current position, Fariborz served as the Director of State Juvenile Corrections. In his 32 years serving Oregon State government in a variety of leadership roles, Fariborz has focused on system improvement, outcome-based management, and people centered leadership. He has been recognized for sponsoring ground-breaking research and data analytics to improve outcomes. His interests include management theories and practices, personal and organizational change, human potential, communications, quantum physics, and mindfulness.