After graduating from law school with honors, Austin went to work as a trial lawyer for one of the largest law firms in the world. After several years of trial practice, Austin left to work for a prominent American Fortune 100 company, where he ultimately served as General Counsel of one of their European divisions and as a senior business executive. In September 2000, Austin resigned his position at the top of his legal/business career to pursue full-time his passion for changing people’s lives. Since then, he founded the Human Process Mastery Institute, a Fortune 500 leadership training institute.
Austin is the writer and producer of People v. The State of Illusion, a docudrama based on his work and the science and power of perception and imagination that will be released in the fall of 2011. He is also the author of the personal leadership book and program “Stepping Up: to a Life of Vision, Passion and Authentic Power” and is a professional speaker who has educated and entertained audiences from some of America’s leading corporations, including Intel, Wells Fargo, Colgate Palmolive, Merial, Veolia Transport, and 3M. On a personal note, Austin is an avid reader, an aspiring musician, and is passionate about physical health and the practice of yoga, and is a certified yoga instructor.