Peter Cheese joined the CIPD as chief executive in July 2012 and is leading a significant change agenda for the CIPD and for the future of the HR and Learning professions. He had a long career at Accenture holding various leadership positions and culminating in a seven year spell as Global Managing Director leading the firm’s human capital and organisation consulting and services practice. After leaving Accenture in 2009 and before joining the CIPD, Peter became Chairman of the Institute of Leadership and Management, was an Executive Fellow at London Business School, and continued with some consulting as well as teaching and writing. Peter is a member of the Advisory Board of the Open University Business School, a member of the Board at BPP University, and a member of the Council of City&Guilds. He has authored numerous articles, speaks on many platforms, and has authored a book ‘The Talent-Powered Organisation’.
A. Drayton Boylston is the Founder and CEO of The Executive Coaching University - The Global Leader in Executive Coaching Training™. He is an internationally respected Executive Coach, Trainer, Speaker, and Author. He is rated as the top thought leader and executive coach on LinkedIn. Drayton is a coach and confidant to executives throughout the world. Through .....
Aileen Gibb is a brilliantly intuitive and inspiring leader with a gift for transforming apparently impossible dreams into invaluable results. Her authentic, calm, humorous and inspirational approach makes a difference for leaders and teams in businesses large and small around the world. She bridges coaching and leadership with questions and insights that inspire phenomenal change at a personal and collective level, particularly at critical transition points in life and work. Aileen inspires her clients to be stronger, bolder leaders and more connected colleagues, friends and partners. Aileen uncovers what matters most and frees her clients up to lead better and live more.
Andrea J. Lee is founder of Thought Partners International, which does business online under the identity 'Wealthy Thought Leader University' -- an internationally-known company that has helped thousands of entrepreneurs upturn the status quo. Through coaching they learn to prove their original business concepts, design offerings that break new ground, and sell in lucrative ways .....
Living in London, Andrea Lages works internationally doing International Coaching Certification trainings, NLP certification courses (including the NLP Trainer Training Program), and seminars on communication skills, systemic thinking, leadership, sales, and goal setting, with individuals and teams. She has worked in many countries of Asia, Americas and Europe, including the UK. She speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese fluently and .....
Andrew Neitlich is the Founder and Director of the Center for Executive Coaching, an ICF-accredited ACTP that has trained executive and leadership coaches worldwide, including from companies such as Fedex, Coca Cola, Aflac, Kaiser Permanente, Ralph Lauren, Microsoft, Deloitte, Cisco, and the US Department of Defense. He is known for his results-oriented, practical approach to coaching executives, leaders, and managers. Andrew is the author of The Way to Coach Executives, Elegant Leadership, and three Guerrilla Marketing books including Guerrilla Marketing for Coaches. He received his MBA from Harvard Business School and graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College. Andrew lives in Sarasota Florida with his wife and three children.
“Andy taught me more about effective communicating than a lady who’d previously taught two American Presidents”, marketing legend, Drayton Bird.
Andy Bounds is an expert at helping people communicate better.Winner of the title Britain’s Sales Trainer of the Year, and author of three best-selling books, Andy’s insights stem from the fact his mother is blind. This has given him a lifetime’s experience of seeing communication from someone else’s point of view – so critical when looking to influence and persuade. His clients include some of the world’s largest and most famous companies. Andy’s famous for his ability to deliver impactful ideas that people can implement immediately. You’ll be able to incorporate them in your first conversations after his webinar finishes!
Bob Dunham is founder of the Institute for Generative Leadership (IGL) and has trained hundreds of graduates in the three year Coaching Excellence in Organizations (CEO) program. IGL partners with Newfield Network, the leading school of ontological coaching, and also offers the discipline of Generative Leadership and management in the Generative Leadership ProgramTM (GLP). Bob’s experience as a corporate executive and COO of startups informs over thirty years of coaching, consulting, research and development of action and resultbased practices for effective leadership, management, and teamwork. Bob works to establish leadership, management, and coaching in organizations as mature professions.
Brian Robertson is an experienced entrepreneur, CEO, and organizational pioneer.Forbes and Fast Company credit him for developing Holacracy, a comprehensive "management system" for governing and running organizations that are fast, agile, and that succeed by pursuing their purpose, free from the tyranny of top-down planning that is instantly out of date. Some of the many champions who have implemented Holacracy include Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos, Ev Williams, cofounder of Twitter, Blogger, and Medium, and David Allen the best-selling author of Getting Things Done. Brian previously founded a software development firm that won numerous awards for both fast business growth and innovative people practices. He is also the author of the upcoming book Holacracy: The New Management System for a Rapidly Changing World (June 2015, available for preorder at www.holacracybook.com).
For over 30 years New York Times bestselling author and Leadership and Culture Coach Christine Comaford has helped leaders navigate growth and change. Christine is known for proven strategies to optimize executive performance, powerfully enroll and align teams, and rapidly increase sales and company value. The potent neuroscience techniques she teaches are easy to learn and apply.
Christine has built and sold 5 businesses with an average 700% ROI, served on over 24 boards and has invested in over 200 startups, including Google. She has consulted to the White House (Clinton and Bush), 700 of the Fortune 1000, 300 mid-sized business. She was a software engineer in the early days of Microsoft, Apple and Adobe.