Warren Chaney is the founder and Chief Executive Officer for Mind Technologies Institute and the developer and creator of Mind Technologies Institute's Mind Dynamic technologies. He is one of the nation’s most prolific writers and filmmakers and has written fifteen books, eighty-seven professional and non-professional journal articles, and entries for Colliers Encyclopedia from 1978 to 1994. Dr. Chaney served as Editor of Health Care Communiqué, the quarterly publication of the Health Care Administration Division of the Southwestern Federation of Academic Disciplines from 1976—1978; Editor of TA Update, a monthly transactional analysis publication of Southwestern Bell Telephone, 1975—1976; and Editor of The Pip’s Log, a monthly publication of the Sherlockian John Oppenshaw Chapter of The Baker Street Irregulars. He’s authored fourteen screenplays, fourteen theatrical dramas and many episodic television and theatrical productions. Dr. Chaney produced ten feature films and has directed nine in addition to writing, producing and directing numerous commercial productions. He wrote eight songs used in feature film and television productions and nine songs used in theatrical productions. His film and television work has won sundry awards including those for best writer and director. The opening sequences for his World in Crisis miniseries, received an Emmy in 1999. He is an accomplished magician and ventriloquist, having served on the Board of Directors for Vent Haven Museum, the Board of Advisors for the International Ventriloquist Association and receiving the Order of Merlin Award from the International Ventriloquist Association. Chaney was an original founding faculty at the University of Houston, Clear Lake, which established the nations’ first accredited upper-level and graduate university. While there, he founded the first accredited State of Texas – Health Services Administration program 1975.
Chaney is considered to be a pioneer in early television, producing the AFRTS Network television sitcom, Magic Mansion during the mid 60s. The program was one of the first network programs to convert from “real time” broadcasting to the then, newly developed videotape. Simultaneously, it was the last of the scripted broadcasts to use live audiences. Warren wrote, directed and co-produced all 120 episodes of the program’s episodes.
Dr. Chaney has an extraordinarily heavy background in behavioral science. His work in memory and the mind’s ability to process information extends over three decades. His continuing study and research led to his current publication, The Dynamic Mind, and an accompanying workbook from Houghton-Brace Publishing. He is considered a leader in the new fields of Self Directed Neuroplasticity, ABS (Audio-Brain-Stimulation) and his latest work; The Sound of Thought is recognized as ground breaking in the arena of cognitive development. Chaney operated an independent management consulting practice from the late sixties until 1982. His clients have included such distinguished companies and organizations as NASA, Bell Telephone, Hoffman LaRoche, Humana Corporation, Diamond Shamrock, Celanese Chemical Corporation, The Joint U.S. House and Senate Labor Management Sub Committee, and over 200 others.
Warren has been featured in national publications and mass media to include Good Morning America, Real People, PM Magazine, ABC Radio and CBS Weekend News. His biography is included in many non-paid bibliographical indexes including Who’s Who in Health Care and the International Biographer’s Index.
During his career, Dr. Chaney worked with such well-known celebrities as Charlton Heston, Mickey Rooney, Richard Roundtree, Peter Graves, Dick Van Patten, Rita Moreno, Joe Weider, Tia Carrere, and Jane Russell. He has also directed many non-entertainment personalities including U.S. Senators, Congressmen, Past Presidents, military war heroes and other national civic leaders.
From 1964 to late 1969, Dr. Chaney served as a military officer in the United States Army and was assigned to multiple commands in the U.S., Europe and Asia. He originally hails from Kentucky and has a Ph.D. in Behavioral Science and Management, an M.B.A. with a concentration in Finance and an undergraduate double Bachelors Degree in both Marketing and Speech and Theatre. He served as an officer in the US Army. Chaney is married, has five children and resides in Houston, Texas.
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