Christopher Liechty, Danny Damron, Ph.D., and Scott C. Hammond, Ph.D., are the founders of Culture3 LLC, which provides leaders and the public with access to cultural research and knowledge that is often taught at universities and global corporations. The Peach and the Coconut is a simple gateway concept to help readers understand key principles about cultural differences that are immediately useful.
Scott C. Hammond, Ph.D. is a professor of business management and a consultant with an international reputation for cross-cultural dialogue facilitation. He has worked with US government agencies, UN-recognized nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), and global companies large and small on issues of culture and difference.
Danny Damron, Ph.D. specializes in cross-cultural curriculum development and program delivery and has assisted colleges and universities to build international engagement initiatives in China and Europe. He has worked with the European Parliament, the New York Times, LG, Hyundai Heavy Industries, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the Scottish Parliament, and other organizations to promote more effective cross-cultural communication.
Christopher Liechty has worked with global corporations and organizations for more than twenty years, including WordPerfect Corporation, American Express, the World Trade Centers Association and others. He has also been an international thought leader for cross-cultural design and communication. His work has been published and exhibited internationally, including at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City.