Professional Experiences

In addition to many guest speaking opportunities in the United States, he has also been invited to speak internationally at the University of Pisa, University of Aberdeen, University of Ulster, and numerous multinational businesses and professional organizations. As a principal in his firm, Metacomm, he consults on communication issues with a variety of organizations, such as PepsiCo, Manpower, Schneider National, American Medical Security, Dean Foods, The Boldt Company, Thilmany Papers, Dental City, Prevea, The U.S. Army War College, Appleton, and Nokia (see In addition, he created a website devoted to improving critical thinking and communication practices (see The site contains free communication tips and various tool kits discussed in his seminars. Professor Clampitt also serve as a board member for the Brain Center of Green Bay and Midsummer's Music in Door county.

Professional Activities

  • Lectured on “Progress-making Leadership” to Dalhousie University (Nova Scotia, Canada) Executive MBA students, 2015-2021 (12 appearances)
  • Led workshop on “Lessons Learned on Remote Work” for 150 Canadian government healthcare ministers, February 2021
  • Led “Clear Thinking” seminar for UWGB Outreach, September 2020
  • Led “Social Media Strategies” workshop for UWGB Outreach, August 2020
  • Led “Clear Thinking” seminar for Imperial Inc. employees, February 2020
  • Led workshop at Texas State University on “Communicating Across the Generational Divide,” February 2016
  • Lectured at the University of Northern Ireland on the Progress Makers book, October 2011
  • Conducted training session for UWGB staff on “Progress Making Leadership,” September 2011
  • Lectured at The U.S. Army War College on the Embracing Uncertainty: The Essence of Leadership book
  • Featured in the Wall Street Journal (March 19, 2007; “Managing:  Theory and Practice”.) for research on “Decision Downloading”
  • Analyzed presidential debates for regional TV networks (Channel 5 and 11)
  • Reviewed book proposals for various publishers including, Oxford University Press, Sage Publications, and St. Martin’s Press
  • Reviewed articles for Sloan Management Review
  • Served on Editorial Review Board for a special issue of Journal of Business Communication on “Ethical Communication”
  • Serve on various Editorial Review Boards including Journal of Business Communication, Management Communication Quarterly and Journal of Corporate Communication
  • Presented workshop on “Managing Uncertainty in Business” to executives, university faculty and graduate business students at the University of Pisa, Italy, February 2004
  • Conducted workshop on “Managing Uncertainty in Your Organization” to human resource professionals at the Milan, Italy Human Resource Regional Conference, February 2004
  • Presented workshop on “Communication Strategy” to Texas State University Leadership Team, May 2002
  • Conducted workshop with MBA students at Georgetown University on “Communicating Change”, May 1998
  • Deposed as an expert witness on warning labels by the law firm Borgelt, Powell, Peterson & Frauen, S.C., Milwaukee, 1996
  • Served as member of the ICA instrumentation task force
  • Reviewed the UW-Stevens Point Graduate Program in Communication

Consulting Experiences

A partial listing of organizations I’ve worked with on communication issues:
  • PepsiCo
  • Appleton Papers
  • Texas State University
  • Clinic of Urology, S.C.
  • Dean Foods
  • Medalcraft Inc.
  • Fox Valley Technical College
  • American Medical Security
  • Brown County Human Resources Dept.
  • City of Appleton
  • Dental City
  • The Boldt Company
  • Schneider National
  • Stora Enso
  • Associated Bank
  • Krueger International Inc.
  • St. Vincent Hospital
  • TWA
  • Nokia
  • Manpower
  • Friends of Peninsula State Park
  • The Neville Public Museum
  • Griffon Quartet